WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Wheatland Spring Whispers Doppel Altbier

WASHINGTON — Whisper the name, shout the taste!

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Wheatland Spring Whispers Doppel Altbier for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Brewery: Wheatland Spring Farm + Brewery, in collaboration with Ocelot Brewing Co. — Waterford, VA

Description: a French oak barrel-aged strong altbier featuring a rich malt character and a dry finish.

ABV: 7.9%

Greg’s pairing suggestions: Anything meat-related. Grilled salmon, tuna and swordfish, barbecue and rich mac and 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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