WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Birrificio Italiano Tipopils

WTOP's BEER OF THE WEEK: Birrificio Italiano Tipopils

If you have to go where it all started, it might as well be Italy!

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 Birrificio Italiano’s Tipopils Italian Pilsener for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Brewery: Birrificio Italiano, Lurago Marinone, Italy

Description: A richly-hopped golden lager brimming with herbal and honey-like notes from the malts and hints of fresh yeast.

ABV: 5.2%

Pairing suggestions: Rich meat and cheese-based pastas, steamed clams, chicken and veal française, simple margherita pizza

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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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