WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Ayinger Maibock

Springtime calls from Bavaria! 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 Ayinger Maibock for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Brewery: Ayinger Privatbrauerei, Aying, Germany

Description: A traditional German Maibock featuring a full, malty body with spicy, aristocratic Hallertauer hops in abundance.

ABV: 6.9%

Pairing suggestions: German cuisine (surprise!), grilled steak and grilled veggies, spicier foods like jambalaya or gumbo

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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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