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Steinfels Back & Brau
(Closed)
Heinrichstrasse 267
CH-8005 Zürich
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Notes

Visited: October 14, 2006

Closed: 2007

Contributors: larry cooper, Mario Kornmesser

The brewery is actually located in an alley that runs between Heinrichstrasse and Josefstrasse, about 600 meters from the Hardbrücke train station. Small glasses (200-ml) of beer are CHF 3.80, large (400-ml) are CHF 6.20.

Reported as closed in August 2007, possibly for remodeling, possibly for good.

Updated: March 2, 2009

Beer List

    • Date: October 14, 2006 (#6164)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Amber-brown, opaque. Dense head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Richly malty, some diacetyl. Spicy-chocolatey.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, a little fizzy. Really malty, and quite spicy. Annoying buttery note. Fizzy, dark caramel, mildly buttery finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

    • Date: October 14, 2006 (#6165)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black-brown. Thick dense short-lived head.
      Aroma (3)
      Roasty-sweet malt. Spicy herbal hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Very light body, fizzy. Really roasty, with a nice maltiness behind. Sweet roasty clean finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Münchner-Style Helles
    • Date: October 14, 2006 (#6163)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Golden, very hazy. Nice dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sweet malt, fruity. Some yeast.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, low-medium carbonation. Lots of sweet malt. Fruity hop flavor, no bitterness. Some yeasty flavor. Finishes sweet and malty.
      Overall Impression (2½)