HOME > Chowhound > Beer >

Discussion

Sint Christoffel Brewery, Leiden

  • 5

Has anyone been to this brewery? Any thoughts or recommendations on their beer? Thanks!

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. I have found the St. Christoffel Blonde in the US, and I thought it was excellent -- when fresh and well-cared for (obviously). I've always wanted to try their dark bock, which I've read about in Jackson's books but never encountered.

    3 Replies
    1. re: Kenji

      Is it currently available? I used to see it years ago, but not recently. Unfiltered pils, I believe?

      1. re: Jim Dorsch

        Yes, exactly, the Blonde was an unfiltered pils. It was also on the strong side for the style (6% ABV). I remember a quote from the St. Christoffel brewer that some other brewers are "filtering their beers back to water."

        I don't know if SC is currently available. I haven't seen it in a long time, FWIW.

      2. do you mean this brewery [ http://www.christoffelbeer.com/en/ ]? if it is i'd recommend all their beers lol. yes it's that good. the brewery is nowhere near Leiden though.

        cheers