Plevna Brewery Pub & Restaurant
Plevna was creating a beer culture in Finland, producing a vast selection of beers made on the premises. The beers you may taste here include, for example, Siperia Stout – Finland’s best beer of 2015. A very dark and bitter stout also made it to the Adrian Tierney-Jones book: 1001 beers You Must Try Before you Die. Yes, you must.
Chosen many times as the best beer restaurant in Finland, this cosy Belgian-style gastropub has an impressive selection of beer. Start your tasting course with Lindemans Lambik by a small family brewery in Belgium. Believe it or not, Tuulensuu is the only place outside the brewery you can enjoy this lambic raw, in its pure sour taste. Thanks to warm friendship between the brewery and the gastropub’s owner.
Teerenpeli Beer Restaurant & Brewery
Teerenpeli brewery’s products won gold medals as the best microbrewery beers in Finland. You beer journey here will be crowned by a smoked lager Suomi 100 Juhlaolut will give a wake-up call for your taste buds. This beer was produced to mark the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence and immediately found itself in Alko’s centenary selection.
With its origins in the local Gastropub empire, Nordic Brewery produces no-nonsense beers for the slightly more conservative palate. Havu Nordic Ale offered here was one of the two beers in the whole Finland to be honored with the official Finland 100 jubilee mark. In other words, you’re going to taste one of a hundred of products Finland is really proud of.
Other places to taste Havu: Gastropub Tuulensuu, Gastropub Soho.
Paja Bar Tampere
Paja Bar pays a tribute to the rock culture of Tampere. Famous rockers’ food are accompanied by the local beers, some of them uniquely produced for the bar. This is the place to open the world’s Best Mild Dark Ale (2016), Ruby Jazz Ale. The amber color and berrylike flavor owe to natural rowan berries (picked in the Tampere surroundings!)
You can find some of the above brands in other pubs and bars and also on Alko’s and big supermarkets’ shelves in Finland.
However, if you are eager to sample as many varieties as possible at an acceptable price (craft beer is really costly) and learn all the exiting details about your drink, we advise you to go on a craft beer tour adventure.
Who will enjoy this tour?
The tour can be arranged in Finnish, English and Spanish every Friday for groups by a pre-order and is also run regularly on summer. The duration of the tour is 3,5 -4 hours. More information about the craft beer tour and booking from here!