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


on tap

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rosenbergh (7239) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2008
Draught (250 ml) at Plevna, Tampere, Finland. Pitch black colour with brown head. Roasted malt but I also found cow parsley aroma. Excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11343) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2008
(EBF 2008). Black color, brown head. Milk and cocoa aroma, chocolate and vanilla notes. Bitter cocoa flavor, licorice, ash and salt, chocolate notes. Dry rather hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
esox (1096) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2008
Draught @ OTTO fest. Pitch black beer. Dark beige head is thick, creamy. This beer looks just amazing. Very rich aroma is intensive hoppy with piney resin. Lots of dark fruits and heavy rostedness. Long and complex finish is a mix of powerfull hops well balanced with sweet fruits and dark malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2008
(On tap) Pours black and opaque with a light brown head. Sweet aroma of vanilla and hard roasted malt. Quite full-bodied with distinctly sweet hard roasted malt. Has a light malt bitterness. A friendly Imperial Stout, but perhaps a little to the overly sweet side. 120908

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2549) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2008
[on tap at EBF 2008] Roasted barley bubblegum aroma with, surprisingly, a lot of US hops, though a touch weak aroma overall. Opaque black with good lacing, khaki cover. Quite hoppy flavour with surprisingly low dark malt contributions. Sour and warm dark Schwarzbier-like malt character. A bit weak. Sweet hops *feel* but low flavour. Moderate ethanol, smoke, and nut flavours as well. Medium body, warming, almost clean finish. Moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5699) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2008
Sampled at EBF08. Black. Small, beige head. Roasted with a very flowery hoppiness. Thicka and oily palate. Flavour packed with american hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2008
EBF2008. It’s pitch black with a creamy head. The aroma is surprisingly strong and pleasantly hoppy and I also find notes of roasted malt. The flavour has a great hoppyness and a nice bitterness, notes of roasted malt, bitter licorice, coffee and caramel. It’s very nice indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bager (2121) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
On tap @ EBF 08. Pours black as pitch with a medium sized head. Nicely balanced with powerfull aromas. Roasted, hops, hops and more hops. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
begbie100 (181) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2008
Draught @ OTTO Festival. Thick hot chocolate like head. Black colored. Very peculiar and STRONG aroma of spruce needles and juniper. Little bit roasted malts at the back .Thick oilish mouth feel. Roasted bitterflavor with juniper, dark malts, coffee. Some acidic fruits at the end. This one has a lot of character.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mto (95) - helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2008
(draught@pikkulintu) black with a very little foam on top. tastes like woody and hops. one of the best imperial stout in world..

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