Beer of the Week (Best of): Port City Tidings

Posted on: Friday 12/20/2013 11:00am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- Because Brennan Haselton was called away for a beer tasting with Santa's elves, we are featuring a "Best of" edition of W-T-O-P's Beer of the Week today.

And nearly two years later, it's still a brew to put on your holiday wish list.

From back on December 24, 2011, Brennan and Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director Greg Engert talk about Port City Tidings for WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Perennial Abraxas Ale

Posted on: Friday 12/13/2013 11:12am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- If someone says "cinnamon and chili peppers," beer might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But perhaps it should!

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Perennial Abraxas Ale for WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Foothills People's Porter

Posted on: Friday 12/6/2013 1:28pm

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- In your mind, you can be gone to Carolina. But, if you're talking about this craft brewery, it's coming to you!

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 Foothills People's Porter.

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Beer of the Week: Goose Island Lolita

Posted on: Friday 11/29/2013 11:19am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- What to do when you find yourself in the possession of 15 tons of raspberries? Put them in beer, of course!

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Goose Island Lolita for WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Victory DirtWolf Double IPA

Posted on: Friday 11/22/2013 12:32pm

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- So long dear, old friend... hello new friend!

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 Victory DirtWolf Double IPA.

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Beer of the Week: Sly Fox Pikeland Pils

Posted on: Friday 11/15/2013 11:01am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- Redskins fans aren't feeling too warm and fuzzy about Philadelphia this weekend. But beer lovers might be, thanks to a new arrival.

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 Sly Fox Pikeland Pils.

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Beer of the Week: Goose Island Gillian

Posted on: Friday 11/8/2013 10:34am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- What do strawberries and the once wildly popular TV show "The X-Files" have in common? Here's a hint: you'll need a glass.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Goose Island Gillian.

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Beer of the Week: Orval Trappist Ale

Posted on: Friday 11/1/2013 11:00am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- Many breweries send a slew of tasty beers out into the world, and that's not a bad thing. But, there are also some which see no reason to offer more than one.

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 Orval Trappist Ale.

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Beer of the Week: 10 Barrel Stone Bluejacket Suede Imperial Porter

Posted on: Friday 10/25/2013 10:35am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- It might look dark and forboding, but one sip could leave you thinking about blue skies and flowers.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about the 10 Barrel, Stone and Bluejacket collaboration, Suede Imperial Porter.

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Beer of the Week: Ommegang Game of Thrones Take The Black Stout

Posted on: Friday 10/18/2013 5:54pm

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- With the season four premiere still many months away, Game of Thrones fans might be a little down in the dumps. So, why not drown your sorrows?

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 Ommegang Take The Black Stout for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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