Coffee

Are you in the mood for Mood Coffee Roastery?

Mood Coffee Roastery at Tarkk'ampujankatu 4, Helsinki, is a clinically clean coffee shop with artisan grade coffee. But are you in the mood for Mood?  They have excellent roasts, but the cold atmosphere (and the two not-so-cheerful baristas) let me down a bit. Definitely worth a quick stop, but not one to make yourself too comfortable… Continue reading Are you in the mood for Mood Coffee Roastery?

Coffee

Maja Coffee Roastery – Hidden gem of Lehtisaari

When you enter an abandoned looking shopping center, you don't expect to find one of the greatest hidden gems in the Helsinki coffee catalogue. Maja Coffee Roastery in Lehtisaari is one of those that you should definitely dust off your bike for and cycle in for a taste! The cosy shop has a simple menu of coffee,… Continue reading Maja Coffee Roastery – Hidden gem of Lehtisaari

Whisky

Auchentoshan Cooper’s Reserve (travel retail edition)

Auchentoshan Cooper's Reserve, yet another travel retail edition for review! If you are a fan of other Auchentoshan single malts, you will most likely be fond of this travel retail edition. The 14-year-old single malt Cooper's Reserve promises and does not fail to deliver nuttiness and citrus. "A limited release, Cooper's Reserve has been maturing… Continue reading Auchentoshan Cooper’s Reserve (travel retail edition)

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Dalmore Valour (Travel retail edition)

The plum nose of the Dalmore Valour peaked my interest on a fairly recent travel through Heathrow Terminal 3 World of Whiskies. "An expression that truly lives up to its name, Valour expertly marries together the distinct and bold characteristics of three exceptional casks. Matured initially in American white oak ex-bourbon casks, the spirit is then transferred… Continue reading Dalmore Valour (Travel retail edition)