Did you know that the Finns are the biggest coffee drinkers in the world? Drinking coffee in Finland it is a ritualized display of hospitality, elegance, and self-restraint in which an abundance of delicate pastries is served.
Kaljakellunta or ”Beer floating” is a festival organised every summer, where thousands of people float down the Vantaa/Kerava river in random inflatable boats and rafts, drinking beer. The event , wich this year took place on 30th of July, have no official organiser, but it’s popularity has been growing each year and has gained … Continue reading Kaljakellunta – Beer Floating
The Helsinki Distilling Company opened its doors in August of 2014, and this flagship gin was the first product to be finished. The distillery is located in the district of Teurastamo. Small batch production and those unique Finnish botanicals ensure this is a gin with the highest level of quality and character.
Following on from the success of Kyrö's gin Napue (winner of the inaugural IWSC Gin & Tonic Trophy), this rye gin demonstrates an innovative new approach to spirits. Koskue is an very pleasant aged rye-based gin that shines in cocktails, bringing spice and floral tinges that evolve and unravel on the palate and is made from 100% … Continue reading Kyrö Koskue Gin
Is that time of year when we celebrate Juhannus, a feast in honor of Ukko, the god of thunder. In this day the summer solstice took place in the first centuries AD. Here is a cocktail proper for this celebration.
Teerenpeli was established in 1995 as a beer Brewery and it has 5 brewery restaurants in cities across Finland. The Distillery was established in 2002 and distils its whisky in traditional copper pot stills manufactured in Scotland, using pure Finnish barley malt and fresh groundwater from the Salpausselkä ridge. Created during the ice age some 10,000 years ago, … Continue reading Teerenpeli 10 Year Old Single Malt
The world’s best gin comes from Ostrobothnia in Finland according to the jury of the International Wine & Spirit Competition. Napue Gin, created by Kyrö Distillery Company in Ostrobothnia, Finland, won first place in the Gin & Tonic category at the International Wine & Spirit Competition organised in the UK. In August 2014, Napue Gin … Continue reading Napue