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Re: Swiss Beer

Also here in Rapperswil I love

http://www.bierfactory.ch/beer/xxa/?lang=en

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Re: Swiss Beer

what about Queoellfrisch_naturtrueb
it is made with queoel water





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Bugel is the best beer from Feldschlossen. Which is a bit like saying poo from a Terrier is the best poo to spread on your toast.

The general rule of thumb is that the smaller kantonal breweries produce better products: Adler in Glarus; Sonnenbrau in St Gallen and so on.

Then you have the "up and coming" breweries: Turbinen in Zurich; Chopfab in Wintherthur and so on.

They you have the microbreweries.

There are plenty of really good Swiss beers once you step away from the big boys - the best place to try them is at the Federal in Zurich - who stock pretty much everything. Once you have found one you like, head down to your local GetraenkeMarkt and by in by the crate (deposit is requried on the crate and bottles)
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Re: Swiss Beer

good places to buy beer:

coop.ch
beerworld.ch

I second Federal @ Zurich HB as well as The Fork and Bottle which has brilliant beers although the food is pure belly lining.
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Re: Swiss Beer

feldschlösschen do not make good beer, period.

Adler and rappigold
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Re: Swiss Beer

some more recommendations:

Ittinger and Klosterbrau are not bad
Amboss is OK
Quollfrisch is a good one and you can get it from the supermarkets
bierpaul.ch is an excellent microbrewer
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some more recommendations:

Ittinger and Klosterbrau are not bad
Amboss is OK
Quollfrisch is a good one and you can get it from the supermarkets
bierpaul.ch is an excellent microbrewer
Ittinger isn't too bad - but the more Swiss beers I try the lower it drops. Amboss is better than most but still not great IMHO.

I am currently working my way through the offerings from here http://www.sonnenbraeu.ch/

The Mais is jolly pleasent - and the Zwickel is insanely easy to sink. I'll be looking to get some of the others at the weekend.
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Re: Swiss Beer

I personally like the beers from the Muller brewery in Baden. I especially like the dunkle.
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Re: Swiss Beer

nice! only when I see the products I get thirsty!



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Ittinger isn't too bad - but the more Swiss beers I try the lower it drops. Amboss is better than most but still not great IMHO.

I am currently working my way through the offerings from here http://www.sonnenbraeu.ch/

The Mais is jolly pleasent - and the Zwickel is insanely easy to sink. I'll be looking to get some of the others at the weekend.



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Re: Swiss Beer

Are most of the good beers unfiltered?

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I personally like the beers from the Muller brewery in Baden. I especially like the dunkle.
Rio had the Lager on offer last time I was in. As a basic lager it isn't too shabby - especially when served really cold and poured. I find it a little too gassy straight from the bottle

Beer is an entirely individual thing - some people are stout fans, others love lagers, others IPA etc etc.

I reckon there is a beer for every occasion/location
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Re: Swiss Beer

Can someone merge this thread?

Swiss Beer Appreciation Thread
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I am currently working my way through the offerings from here http://www.sonnenbraeu.ch/

The Mais is jolly pleasent - and the Zwickel is insanely easy to sink. I'll be looking to get some of the others at the weekend.
Definitely not with you on the Mais. To me it's pretty tasteless - Maize simply doesn't belong in beer imo.

Their Weizen is quite nice, though.
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Re: Swiss Beer

I want to go and buy a good beer right now. I am in Rapperswil and I don't want to go far to Zurich. What are my choices?
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Are most of the good beers unfiltered?

No but it often helps.

Big breweries hate it as it reduces the shelf life of the beer.
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I want to go and buy a good beer right now. I am in Rapperswil and I don't want to go far to Zurich. What are my choices?
Think you answered your own question:

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Also here in Rapperswil I love

http://www.bierfactory.ch/beer/xxa/?lang=en
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Re: Swiss Beer

That is what I thought. The only good beer in Rappi is at the beer factory , also on sale at Manor.
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I want to go and buy a good beer right now. I am in Rapperswil and I don't want to go far to Zurich. What are my choices?
Most Coops sell Chopfab Hell. Absolute nectar. It's really too good to be sold by Coop, but if it means I don't have to go to a specialist to buy it, I can't complain. You can certainly buy it at the Coop in Pfäffikon.

And if you really like it, it's possible to buy it by the keg
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Re: Swiss Beer

As discussed on the other Swiss beer thread....

Rappi Bier factory
Brüllibier
BFM
Trois Dames.
Storm and Anchor

The Double IPA from Brüllii and Rappi Gold are my 2 favourites

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Re: Swiss Beer

The Chopfab Trueb Australian Pale Ale is very good
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Re: Swiss Beer

Thirding Doppelleu/Chopfab. They came out of nowhere and make some damn good beer. The Trüb/Australian Ale is my favorite.
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