Alko Helsinki - Keskusta Arkadia

Salomonkatu 1
Helsinki, Finland 00100
bottle shop  3.45/5.0 34 reviews
Mo-Fr: 0900-2000. Sa: 0900-1800. Su: Closed

Mayor: thellgren (22) | Bottles: 205
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Beers At Alko Helsinki - Keskusta Arkadia

NameABVEntered
Tuatara Sauvinova5.2%1/17/2017
Maku Imperial Stout8.5%1/14/2017
Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland6.8%1/14/2017
Belhaven Craft Pilsner4.8%1/14/2017
Amazon Beer Forest Pilsen4.1%1/14/2017
Uinta Detour Double India Pale Ale9.5%1/14/2017
Pollyanna Mazzie5.4%1/14/2017
Maku Steam Lager5.2%1/14/2017
Stadin Gasometer Grapefruit IPA6.5%1/14/2017
Laitilan Lakritsi Portteri5.4%1/8/2017
Finch Sobek & Set8%1/7/2017
Victory Storm King Imperial Stout9.1%1/4/2017
Abbazia Tre Fontane Tripel8.5%1/4/2017
Teerenpeli Suomi 100 Juhlaolut5%1/1/2017
Uinta Hop Nosh IPA7.3%12/31/2016
Sori Dark Humor Club Hot Chocolate10.2%12/20/2016
The Flying Dutchman Nomad Black is Black and I want My Baby Back5.5%12/13/2016
Hitachino Nest White Ale5.5%12/12/2016
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier5.4%12/12/2016
Bryggeri Helsinki Sofia9%12/12/2016
Nøgne Ø Rød Jul8%11/24/2016
Vakka-Suomen Prykmestar Talvibock9.2%11/23/2016
The Flying Dutchman Nomad Nuts Freezing Frost Biting Tongue On Frozen Pole6%11/23/2016
Fuller’s Brewer’s Reserve No. 5 Oak Aged Ale8.5%11/15/2016
Kimito Mandarina Vehnä5.5%10/22/2016
Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.08.5%10/21/2016
Vic Ale Tsarish Double Imperial Stout8%10/19/2016
Thornbridge Eldon8%10/19/2016
Traquair 509%10/15/2016
Buxton Wild Boar5.7%10/15/2016
Samuel Smiths Pure Brewed Organic Lager5%10/15/2016
Cool Head Brew IPAnema5.7%10/2/2016
Hiisi Kratti5.5%10/1/2016
Weihenstephaner 1516 Kellerbier5.6%10/1/2016
Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale7%10/1/2016
Liefmans Goudenband8%9/24/2016
Duvel8.5%9/24/2016
Samuel Smiths Organic Apricot Fruit Beer5.1%9/17/2016
Boon Oude Geuze VAT 799%9/4/2016
Spaten Münchner Hell / München / Premium5.2%8/6/2016
Paulaner Weissbier Kristallklar5.2%6/24/2016
Sori Coffee Gorilla7%6/11/2016
Põhjala Must Kuld7.8%6/11/2016
Maku Double IPA9.2%6/9/2016
Baltika 8 Pshenichnoe (Wheat)5%5/28/2016
Hiisi Aarni6.9%5/19/2016
Fuller’s Past Masters 1914 Strong X7.3%5/5/2016
Samuel Smiths Organic Chocolate Stout5%4/30/2016
CRAK White Rabbit 6%4/30/2016
Nøgne Ø Saison6.5%4/23/2016
Jopen Jacobus Rye Pale Ale5.3%4/23/2016
Vakka-Suomen Prykmestar Savu Kataja9%4/16/2016
Stadin ESB5.9%4/16/2016
Collesi Imper Ale Bionda Alter6%4/16/2016
Teerenpeli Lahti Pale Ale (LAPA)5.5%4/16/2016
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout7.5%4/7/2016
Põhjala / To Øl Cellar Series - Taanilinn Cognac BA14%4/7/2016
Terza Rima Dannata L’Ambrata7.2%3/25/2016
Fuller’s Past Masters Double Stout 19107.4%3/19/2016
Brunehaut Bio Ambrée Gluten Free6.5%3/19/2016
Ridgeway Imperial Russian Stout10%3/12/2016
Iso-Kallan Salmiakki Porter6.7%3/5/2016
Innis & Gunn Original6.6%3/5/2016
Pollyanna Lexical Gap7.3%2/26/2016
Beer Hunters Mufloni Saison Gaelach10%2/23/2016
Teerenpeli Julmajuho7.7%2/22/2016
Suomenlinnan Foil Hat B Weisse4.9%2/20/2016
Laitilan Kievari Imperiaali9.2%2/16/2016
Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout9.5%2/16/2016
Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale8.5%2/16/2016
Stadin American Imperial Porter9.5%2/10/2016
Huvila X-Porter7%2/9/2016
Sinebrychoff Koff Porter7.2%2/9/2016
Malmgård Barley Wine10.4%2/9/2016
Plevnan Siperia Imperial Stout8%2/9/2016
Põhjala Virmalised6.5%1/31/2016
Founders Centennial IPA7.2%1/31/2016
Beer Hunters Mufloni CCCCC7%1/31/2016
Põhjala Öö10.5%1/31/2016
Mikkeller Black Hole13.1%1/20/2016
Rodenbach Caractère Rouge7%1/16/2016
Rodenbach Vintage7%1/16/2016
Duvel Tripel Hop 2015 (Equinox)9.5%1/16/2016
Mikkeller Stateside6.9%1/12/2016
N’Ice Chouffe10%1/2/2016


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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar  (161) Stockholm, Sweden | October 6, 2013
Stable selection of finnish micros, quite a lot of german brews, a few belgians etc. Best thing about it is however the two sahtis in the fridge!
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
imthebest  (192) , | August 29, 2013
I’ll admit it, I was pretty impressed with this shop. Compared to the Swedish or Norwegian monopolies, Alko has reasonable opening hours and better prices. The selection wasn’t exactly wide, but there was some great stuff on the shelf, including Westv XII and some special relases from Nögne Ö (why doesn’t Sweden get this stuff?). I could only find one or two bottles from each of the major Finnish craft breweries, but I’m guessing they rotate? I was buying Finnish souvenir-beers (souvibeers!) so I didn’t really look at the prices for foreign stuff, I’m guessing they’re rather high, but the prices for Finnish stuff were not bad (for the nordic world).
62
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
visionthing  (519) Tallinn, Estonia | August 20, 2013
Nice selection, decent selection of Finnish micros and surpringsly good selection of American beers too. To different sahtis were present at the time of my visit. Lots of interesting beers in the shelves, but the prices stopped med from going bananas.
60
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
theoncle  (37) Barcelona, Spain | August 2, 2013
Botiga de alcohols en general, amb una selecció de cerveses tan fineses com internacionals. Com a curiositat tenien una cervesa valenciana, la socarrada.
58
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
tonto  (41) Koria, Finland | July 12, 2013
Best beer shop in Finland, the flagship of Finnish monopoly. Average selection even it is best in Finland. Over priced as all in Finland.
60
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
Brigadier  (310) Chagrin Falls, Ohio | June 27, 2013
I came here looking for some local commercially available sahtis. Unfortunately the selection is a bit thin although it does encompass a diverse range of Finnish breweries. You can even pick up a couple international ticks if you like at higher prices than you’ll find elsewhere in Europe. Swing by here but don’t expect much in the way of a good deal.
62
  • AMBIANCE 1/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
fantti  (84) , Finland | June 10, 2013
In the same building as Finnish alcohol monopoly Alko headquarter near parliament house. Has its own special selection of alcohol drinks on the side of the normal selection. Best beer shop in Finland, unfortunately.
60
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
jookos  (128) , Finland | March 5, 2013
The flagship store of the Finnish monopoly. Bright, clean place. The selection is ok - you’ll find things that can’t be bought elsewhere in Finland - but still limited to whatever the monopoly decides to include in its selection (which is, beer-wise, quite limited). The quality of the service varies. Mostly quite eager to help, but too often the clerks resort to standard textbook advices.
52
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 3/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
sic1314  (476) Leiden, Netherlands | September 17, 2012
Well you might find something interesting, but the pricing is frightening - even by Helsinki standards. 42 euros for a bottle of Shepherd Neame Generation Ale anybody?
70
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 3/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro  (201) Alabama | November 2, 2011
Alko’s special store with a lot of products not found at their other stores. Mostly wine, but a few beers as well, especially rare one-off types. At least one of the salespersons present will know at least something about beer. The bad thing is the price. Everything is expensive, most very much so, some outrageously. There’s a reason why some of the bottles last a long, long time there.
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
kalervo  (61) , Finland | September 19, 2011
Very nice selection of beers. Best beer store in Finland fo sure!

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