Oluthuone Kaisla | Helsinki,
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Oluthuone Kaisla
Excellent based on 62 ratings
Type: Bar

Vilhonkatu 4
Helsinki, Finland 00100 [ print map ]
010 76 63850


Hours: Mon-Thu 13-02, Fri-Sat 13-03, Sun 13-24

Mayor: Marstonlad (8) | Taps: 37 | Bottles: 120

Oluthuone Kaisla

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Beer Available At Oluthuone Kaisla (arranged by most recent)
Ballast Point Victory at Sea 100, Rogue Brutal IPA 97, Hoppin Frog BORIS The Crusher 100, Weihenstephaner Vitus 98, Rochefort Trappistes 10 100, Rekola / Hiisi Kaksi Kotia Pihlajanmarja Saison 23, Plevna / Nøgne Ø Pohjantähti 69, Founders Dark Penance Imperial Black IPA 98, BrewDog Russian Doll - IPA 89, Beavertown Neck Oil (2013- ) 95, De Dochter van de Korenaar Belle-Fleur IPA 97, Sambrooks Battersea IPA 54, Nokian Keisari Luomu 21, Mallaskosken Kuohu Bock 37, Hiisi / Donut Island Licorice, Suckers! Belgian IPA? 43, Suomenlinnan Thor Bock 46, Malmgård Proto #6 67, Sori Brewing OoO Session IPA (2nd Edition) 73, Mikkeller I Wish Gluten Free IPA 88, Evil Twin Hop Flood 96
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62 reviews for Oluthuone Kaisla
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  75%
 Selection  84%
 Food  60%
 Value  65%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
tonto  (37) Inkeroinen, Finland | October 5, 2013
Good selection if you are in Finland. Few Finnish ones and many more. I had to ask for prices for corner cooler bottles and some others but after all really good place for beer seekers in Helsinki.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa  (62) Järvenpää, Finland | September 1, 2013
Cosy bar near helsinki main railway station. 22 taps, most taps very common beers. Nice bottle selection and helpful staff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
imthebest  (82) , | August 29, 2013
A comfortable place with lots of chairs and board games. Plenty of Finish craft on tap to satisfy the tourist. Also interesting international stuff, particularly in bottles.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
visionthing  (321) Oslo, Norway | August 26, 2013
Large and quite busy, but still relaxed and pleasant. Very good selection of beer, especially from the US and Belgium, not so much Finnish stuff. Did like that there were blackboards with the beer menu all around the place. Nice selection on tap, but the bottle selection was quite amazing. Quite close to the city center and certainly a must visit in Helsinki.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
RABinCO  (87) Colorado Springs, Colorado | August 23, 2013
Stopped into Kaisla with a few hours to kill before catching a train. Good draft selection, but an excellent bottle selection. Everything is ordered from the bar, but they will bring stuff to your table. Bartender was very quick and friendly. We had the waffle fries, which were great. The place was pretty empty (it was an early wednesday afternoon) but a very comfortable place to sit and relax and have a chat.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
theoncle  (26) Barcelona, Spain | August 17, 2013
Gran lloc, espai molt gran, 37 tiradors i 200 referències. El preu car com tot el que és alcohol a Finlàndia. La selecció seccional, americanes, daneses, cantillons, 3 fontaines, etc... Com a casa! El front man un bon “beer conesieur”. 100% recomenable. Thanks Petri I spend a really good time at your local!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs  (252) Kyoto, Japan | August 10, 2013| Updated September 26, 2013
A bit of a fancy looking place that was really busy when we passed by. I just had time for a quick drink so didn’t really interact with the staff who seemed busy serving a constant stream of customers. An overwhelming list of beers up along the wall made it tough to choose what to order but I had a decent finnish beer at average prices for Helsinki. Great central location make it a must visit for our of towners but for those of us with regular access to Belgian beers it isn’t so amazingly special I think. Nice bar though.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
beeroverwithme  (149) Tønsberg, Norway | July 12, 2013
A great beer bar not far from Helsinki central station. With some 22 taps (as far as I could count) and a large selection on bottle - ranging from US micros to Belgian sour ales - you’ll be able to fill the evening with great beer. My one concern is the limited range of Finnish micros. Visited 2013-07-12.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Brigadier  (287) Clevelandish, Ohio | June 27, 2013
This was the best stop in Helsinki by far. Located right near the train station its selection of Finnish, Belgian, German, and American beers is extensive. The place is enormous as well with two bars - one serving mainly local taps and the other more international.

The bottle selection is among the finest I have seen. If you cannot find something to suit your palate here then don’t bother going elsewhere. Among the most outstanding gems were 3F Armand, though it did have a 66 euro price tag. However a great vintage of Boon Frambois was less than 20 if you do not want to break the bank. This is a must visit even if you only have one day in town.
3fourths  (1367) Boulder, Colorado | June 14, 2013
Big place with a wide selection for a first stop having just got off a plane from Lithuania. So it was a couple samples of some rather expensive draft beers from Finland, and we were given the old grumpy eyebrow by the staff who I could sense wanted us to just order and be gone. But you’re charging 5-8 euro for a pint, and there are no guarantees when you’re trying beer from a new country. So I had a couple of tasters of things I would have regretted buying a full serving of, and then I bought something else in a full serving which I did not enjoy and regretted very much. So there were pale ales and stouts and those were fine enough but the lagers seems to stink, and there was no cask ale to be had. So, impression for me are about how easy it is for me to get off a plane and drinking something enjoyable made in-country. The bottle fridge selection looked outstanding, with a lot of De Ranke and Cantillon products. Go nuts, but I just want a flavorful beer with no fermentation defects in a large serving vessel.

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