WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Plank Heller Weizenbock Ale

So, you think your family business has been around for a long time?

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

Brewery: Brauerei Michael Plank — Laaber, Germany

Description: A south German-style weizenbock featuring notes of honey, caramel and citrus

ABV: 7.9%

Greg’s pairing suggestions: Indian food (curries, chicken tikka masala, tandoori, saag paneer) and a chocolate-based desserts

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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