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Brasserie Federal
(No longer brewing)
Bahnhofplatz 15
CH-4001 Zürich
Telephone: +41 (0) 44 / 217 15 15
Hours: Open daily 11:00am-midnight.
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Visited: December 4, 2008

Contributor: Marc Obry

This fine bar in the Zürich train station offers more than 100 Swiss beers on tap and in bottles, including one that is brewed on-site.

Federal apparently stopped brewing sometime after my 2008 visit, but they still serve 100 Swiss beers.

Updated: April 2, 2017

Beer List

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    • Date: December 4, 2008 (#7594)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-amber. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Ginger. Cinnamon. Earthy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body. Very fizzy. Sweet caramel malt with lots of ginger. Minty flavor in the finish provides some balance.
      Overall Impression (2)