WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Brasserie de la Senne Taras Boulba Blond Ale

WASHINGTON — A tasty “welcome back” to an old (or maybe your new) friend.

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 Brasserie de la Senne Taras Boulba Blond Ale for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

Brewery: Brasserie de la Senne, Brussels, Belgium
Description: blond and slightly hazy, this session beer develops fragrances of noble hops in dry hopping, which give it herbal, floral and light citrus notes, along with a powerful bitterness and a dry finale
ABV: 4.5%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: Roast chicken, green veggies, fruit salad, all types of shellfish

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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