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


on tap

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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (1841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
On tap at SOPP 2014. Thick black with small tanned head. Smell is roasted malt and coffee and chocolate. Taste is bitter with caramel sweetness and roasted coffee and chocolate. Thick brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SVD (1439) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle thanks to Bierkoning(Edo), black beer with a small head, aroma is a bit of malts, hops, hint of roasted stuff, taste is bitter, hops, malts, roasted stuff. NICE !!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kalervo (1014) - FINLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Really well balanced, complex and enjoyable imperial stout! The best Finnish beer this far for sure and superb beer internationally too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (14122) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2014 Bottle [thanks to tiong] shared with Dutchdrebus, Joes, Ansjelaah and Martinus @ weekly tasting. Opaque pitch black color, medium to full sized beige to slightly light brown head that leaves fair lacing and lasts for a long time. Aroma is malts, hops, even a touch of fruits, only slightly roasty. Taste malts, light to moderately roasty, superb bitterness, hops. Damn, this is a very nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchDrebus (5580) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle @benzai. Pitch black with a small light brown head. Smells hops, dark chocolate, roasty, coffee, green twigs, great. Tastes coffee, roasty, hops, some pine even, sone chocolate. This should be a black ipa. Medium to full body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kustie (886) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Mild chocolate aroma with some roastiness. Very beautiful head. Taste starts with malt and has some vanilla, chocolate and hoppiness. The aftertaste is very challenging and versatile. Excellent beer with many nuances.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (9051) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2014
33cl bottle via a friends shared with 2 friends. Hoppy aroma. Thick tan head. Clear black pour. Lovely brew. Very enjoyable

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
freiksenet (93) - - JAN 13, 2014
A: Pitch black with small yellow head. S: Coffee, alcohol, smoke. T: Liquorice that gets into strong smoky taste with bitterness and a pure bitter aftertaste. M: Not that thick for the style. O: Nice and heavy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
panacea (94) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2014
I have to say the expectations for this one was quite different from reality. This beer is more of a black IPA than imperial stout. Anyways, clear black with decent long lasting head. Confusing aroma for me (preconceptions) but with roasted/caramel malts and new world hops in perfect balance. The taste is far better than most of the black IPAs I’ve tasted, very balanced. I like this beer a lot! Not surprising it is nr 1 in Finland. Impressive though better classified as a black IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (7785) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle from rosenbergh, many thanks. Very dark red brown color with small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, licorice. Roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, hops in taste. Coffee bitter finish. Tasty.

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