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Brewed by Koskipanimo
Style: Imperial Stout
Tampere, Finland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Siperia Imperial Stout is brewed to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Pikkulintu beer/whisky pub in Helsinki. It is the most bitter commercial beer brewed in Finland so far. The first batch of 1250 liters is available now in Pikkulintu, and later in the Plevna brewpub in Tampere. Hops used: Mount-Hood, Simcoe, Tomahawk, Vanguard. Gravity: 20%, bitterness: 100 EBU, color: 300 EBC.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
worldfusionrad (21) - - JUN 4, 2016
I rate beers I think significantly better than average, simple as that. I am not into showing off through prolix bloviating. My honest appraisals will offset those who intentionally downgrade excellent beers attempting to appear a snob. . :)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jpkeskinen (480) - FINLAND - MAY 5, 2016
Draught. Very good. Strong taste with some roastiness and a bit of chocolate. Looks nice and black.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
humpah (92) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 30, 2016
From notes: Bottle from Alko last year. Nice malty and a bit hoppy aroma. Full body. Long, bitter taste, some roasted malts. Balanced and somewhat complex overall. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nicke80 (431) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
33 cl bottle from alko helsinki. Pours black with nice beige head. Hoppy aroma with hoppy bitter coffee taste. Very bitter after taste.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Henkk4 (28) - FINLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Black color with medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, hops and chocolate. Bitter-roast taste with notes of coffee and pine. Full-bodied with low carbonation and dry finish. Excellent balance.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Punkero (252) - FINLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Dark as a black hole. Stingy roasted taste. A hint of hops. Thick oily body, but definitely a stout. Not too sweet. Awesome like Siperia.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kauge (1527) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 27, 2016
Bottle as a gift from Helsinki. BB 11.2017. Pours dark brown, appearing black in the glass, with an inconsistent tan head leaving some scattered lace. The aroma is so nice... Very roasty, at points even ashy, sweet, with a mountain of berry and pine needle bitter hops, and a bit of a musky cat peey note there as well. As it’s warmed, a whiff of mellow booziness appears at times. Tastes more bitter than sweet, which I like. The bitter and roast make for a very soothing effect, but underlaying is a moderate vanilla sweetness. The mouthfeel is soft and smooth, and gets a bit sticky as it warms. Carbonation very thin and only just noticeable. Alcohol hidden. An excellent, stimulating sipper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (4905) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2016
0,33 cl from Janne. Thx man! Tunique presque noire et grande tête brune ébouriffée. Ses parfums maltés riches (chocolat, caramel, café, rôti, fruits) et de houblons généreux (citriques, forestiers, résineux) me plaisent beaucoup. Le goût chocolaté et fruité montre également de la réglisse, de la vanille, des aiguilles de pin et de la résine. Son corps ample et peu motivé par les bulles a une texture crémeuse. La finale amère de houblons et de malts rôtis est extrêmement agréable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Erbenaut (11) - VANTAA, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2015
Long time favourite from Plevna, Pikkulintu and Kaisla, as well as bottled xmas edition from Alko. Now tasted at Bruuveri Kamppi from tap. Strong aroma starts with roasty, resinous and citrus notes. Chocolate and coffee emerge. Appearance is very black but clear, tan foam pours thick with small durable bubbles and distinct lacing. Taste has medium sweetness, and is very bitter. Palate is full bodied, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, long finish. Siperia will teach. Always.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Armadill0 (330) - FINLAND - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown / black, with a big thick brown head. Aroma has hop, cocoa, coffee and citrus. Taste has malt, coffee. Very smooth mouthfeel with a bitter acidic middle and aftertaste. Almost like tonic water. Lots of character.


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