WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Wheatland Spring Alberto Italian Pilsner

WASHINGTON — Is there anything from, or inspired by, Italy that doesn’t taste good?!

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk about Wheatland Spring Alberto Italian Pilsner for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

Brewery: Wheatland Spring Farm + Brewery, Waterford, VA
Description: An estate grown pilsner featuring a refreshing expression of citrus zest and pleasant herbal-meets-floral undertone
ABV: 5.5%
Greg’s pairing suggestions:

  • Pizza and red sauce Italian dishes
  • Linguine with clam sauce
  • Fried seafood
  • Sushi and sashimi
  • Sausages and charcuterie

Brennan Haselton

In 2000, Brennan Haselton took a job at WTOP as reporter and anchor, and that's where he has been ever since (with the exception of a brief return to Seattle in 2005). He is a two-time winner of the national Edward R. Murrow Award, and winner of the National Headliner Grand Award.

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