Finland > Helsinki
Beer Available At Olutravintola Pikkulintu (arranged by most recent)
Hornbeer TopHop 83, Cantillon Cuvée des Champions 100, Närke Slättöl 91, Cantillon Mamouche 100, Hornbeer Hophorn 98, Malmgård Proto #5 63, Sori Brewing OoO Session IPA (2nd Edition) 74, Maku Brewing India Pale Ale 77, Nynäshamns / Dogfish Head Arketyp 49, Malmgård Häijy Markku 94, Rönnvikin Tumma 37, Rönnvikin Vaalea 28, Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 2. edition 97, Nøgne Ø Tyttebær 86, Plevna Motueka Weizen 60, Cantillon Lou Pepe Pure Kriek 100, Gypsy Inc Pale Trail 80, Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon Second Edition 99, Fanø/Tired Hands Tuff Ghost 96, Plevnan Severin Extra IPA 91
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mirco100 (29) | June 5, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
The best in helsinky-
rosenbergh (446) Tampere, Finland | June 4, 2010| Updated August 5, 2010
80 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Very interesting place. The pub itself is somewhere between pub and low-grade Kneipe but what makes is quite unique in Finland is the variety of ever-changing brews. The selection is probably the best in Finland when comes to rarities. Staff knows what they’re doing. Great (best in Finland) selection of whiskeys. Definitely worth detour.
Marko (204) Split / Zagreb, Croatia | April 24, 2010
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Possibly as far away from central Helsinki as you can be while still being in Helsinki, very close to a metro station though, so that poses no issue at all! And to think that I would’ve missed it because of the distance if SaintMatty hadn’t offered to take me along (and a huge, huge thanks for that!). A relatively small place, almost full of locals drinking good or great beer, but the selection is just stunning, rare and quality Finnish and foreign beers on tap (we had Hornbeer RIS, Moor JJJ IPA and some rare Kuninkaankartanon stuff on tap and the Hornbeer Oak Aged Cranberry Bastard in bottles). And they have Siperia and Severin which are probably among top 5 Finnish beers on tap. Huge selection of bottles, a shitload of Belgian, Danish and American stuff. Ah, just go there.
Finwe (3) Grankulla, Finland | March 10, 2010
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 1/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
The place to go if you are fed up with pubs run by large restaurant chains. Abundant variety of beers with focus on Nordic breweries, but Belgium, USA and others are represented too, and accompanied with exhaustive selection of whiskies. Really affordable prices compared to other places in the same category, although some of the bottles may be a bit on the expensive side.
Food menu is confined to salted peanuts and (occasionally) sandwiches with the exception of some special days, when there might be something related to the on-going theme or such. This is, however, compensated by thee other restaurants located in the same address, so wether it is noodles, kebab, pizza or something other you want, the choises are there.
Easily reached by Metro train, being only some 200 metres walk from the nearest station.
TEJA (49) Stockholm, Sweden | March 6, 2010| Updated April 20, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
After a wedding the day before, my finnish beerfriend Terro suggested that I should join him in Helsinki for a short beer sightseeing. This was the second place we visited and Ihad a hard time leaving. The had a first class selection of finnish micro brew on tap and a marvelous selection of different first rate beer on bottle from US, Belgium,Norway, Denmark and I think a saw some from England as well. The staff is friendly and know what they are talking aboute.
Next time I’m in Helsinki I’ll come again.
tiong (80) Espoo, Finland | February 21, 2010| Updated March 21, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
THE place to visit if you are in Helsinki area. The best selection of great beers in the whole country and a lot of rarities available every now and then.
UPDATE: As of 2013 and 2014, the bottle selection is nowhere near the glory days, as they are no longer importing any American beers themselves. The tap selection is still pretty good, though, and sometimes you might find some interesting vintages on bottles as well for bargain prices (a 3 Fonteinen Oude Gueuze Vintage 2004 for 10 euros, for example)
RedhawkFIN (12) , Finland | October 8, 2009
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
The place to visit if you’re in Helsinki. Near the Puotila Metro Station in the eastern part of the city. The surroundings and the place may seem somewhat worn down but the staff and the selection of beers (and Whiskies) are top notch. Lots of rarities with always something new to sample. The place is quite small and get crowded in the evenings (especially on the weekends). Theme weeks all year round.
mjs (33) Helsinki, Finland | July 10, 2009
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
The place to visit if you are after rarities. The selection varies but is mainly based on their own import which usually consists of beers that are hard to find anywhere. Prices of bottles can be sometimes quite high.
Anker (45) Hillerød, Denmark | February 27, 2009
92 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Fantastic bar only 2 min walk, south of Puotila Metro Station. It takes about 15 min to get there, with the Metro from the Central Station in Helsinki.
The owners are very friendly and their selection of beers and whiskey is huge.
They got 16 taps with beers from Finnish micros, especially Koskipanimo (Plevnan), and at lot of bottles from Danish, American, Norwegian, Belgian and etc. breweries.
If you’re out searching rarities this is where you wanna go! They even had a bottle of Cantillon Blåbær Lambik in the back of there fridge, and i believe the Plevnan Siperia is on tap at all times.
I went on a 3 day weekend trip to Helsinki, and ended up here every day. Despite that, it was possible to try a lot of new and rare beers every day.
Don’t miss the opportunity if you’re in Helsinki!
beeR (8) Helsinki, Finland | January 31, 2009
78 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
It really deserves a visit , I’d say more than one visit... few meters from the metro station. Wonderful selection of microbreweries, finnish and foreign. Maybe foreign bottles too expensive but I’m getting used to finnish prices! Friendly staff but I’d say "tasteless" place, anything more than beers.
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