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Beer Available At Oluthuone Leskinen (arranged by most recent)
Maistilan Poukama IPA , Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland 92, Freigeist Miss California 93, Thornbridge West Coast IPA 96, Sonnisaari Entinen Emšntš , Sonnisaari Maa On Voimaa , To ōl Sur Citra 96, Thwaites 13 Guns 86, Atom Braggís Law 88, Lervig Brewers Reserve #GrapefuloatIPA 88, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (Draft) 89, Thornbridge Kipling 94, Fourpure Amber Ale 44, Olutpaja Silkkitie 23, Hiisi Humulus Lupus DIPA 88, Hornbeer The Red Cow 39, Hiisi Zaibatsu Ichiban 45, Hornbeer RÝgÝl 67, Long Man Copper Hop 60, Atom Rare Earth 45
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Olliko (1) , Finland | August 1, 2015
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
tonnie (2) , Finland | June 15, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (6) Tokyo, Japan | August 27, 2014
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Thereís not much to choose from in Oulu, so Leskinen is one of the few places you most likely end up at unless you donít want to drink at home.
Selection is pretty limited and part of it is dedicated to staples meant to please the regular bargoers (Guinness etc.). However, at least the last time I went there they had some of the rarer Finnish varieties available on tap.
The general mood of the place depends on when you go there. On the weekend nights, it tends to be absolutely packed and really loud but then again, if you go there during the early hours it can be really enjoyable. The patio is, however, located right next to the busiest pedestrian street in the Oulu city centre which can be annoying to some people.
Service is pretty much what you can expect from a Finnish bar. Friendly and polite for sure, but donít count on the staff initiating any small talk if youíre alone.
I am not 100% sure but I donít think they serve any food here (itís quite uncommon in Finnish bars in general).
Overall, I probably would not recommend it very highly, on the (northern) Finnish average, itís not too bad. If you do happen to end up in Oulu and are feeling thirsty, itís a pretty safe place to start your journey.
jookos (125) , Finland | May 17, 2014
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
Probably the most beer-oriented bar in Oulu. Located at some sort of pedestrian street (along restaurants and more partyish places), it is quite small and humble. Has ten-ish taps, and some bottles. The selection isnít that huge, but Iím told it has a good rotation. Finnish- expensive prices, simple interiour. Seems to attract all sorts of people (not only beer snobs). Food-wise quite meager; a set of ítapasí. But for now, has the only real ale tap in northern finland (afaik).
JaniS (1) , | February 18, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Best Leskinen Pub in the World
mtu71 (13) Oulu, Finland | September 16, 2013| Updated December 15, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
One of the best in Oulu.
fantti (73) , Finland | June 10, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Definetly the best beer bar in Oulu. Continously changing selection with some rarities. A must for a beer lover in Oulu. Fills up easily due to the size, location and popularity of this place.
MikeKeller (28) Kemi, Finland | May 26, 2013| Updated January 31, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
The best pub for beer hunting in Oulu. Quite small place with nice ambiance and friendly service. Many changing taps and a real ale tap also. Lots of bottles also and tasty variety of Tapas.
Erasmus_ro (154) Alabama | October 19, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 13/20
Pretty nice ambiance, full on a Wednesday evening. Knowledgeable staff, friendly service though a bit hard to get service sometimes. A lot of taps with four taps on rotation. The rest are filled with rather dull affairs. Not a lot in bottles, though some of that. Serves tapas. Prices are pretty steep for halves.
TBone (244) Pori, Finland | June 3, 2011
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
This is place to visit when you are in Oulu. Seems that their tap selection rotates quite well and they have well-kept real ale. Some Finnish micros too. Staff is friendly and beer-knowing. English pub -type ambiance.
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