WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Side Project Blueberry Flanders Ale

It may be red, but it won’t make you blue.

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Side Project Blueberry Flanders Ale for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Brewery: Side Project Brewing — Maplewood, Missouri

Description: A Flanders Red-inspired ale, aged with blueberries fermented and aged in an upright French Oak Foedre from a Napa Valley Cabernet producer.

ABV: 7.0%

Greg’s pairing suggestions: Desserts of all kinds, grilled chicken, salmon, roasted pork sandwiches, arugula salad with goat cheese.

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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