WTOP’s Beer of the Week: De Ranke Père Noël Xmas Beer

Beer of the Week, De Ranke Père Noël Xmas

Don’t be fooled by what that calendar says!

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about De Ranke Père Noël Xmas Beer for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Brewery: Brouwerij-Brasserie De Ranke, Dottignies, Belgium.

Description: A bitter amber Christmas beer with a hint of licorice.

ABV: 7%

Pairing suggestions: Fish and chips, Japanese Tonkatsu, German pork schnitzel, spicy Nashville fried chicken sandwich.

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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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