Hello My Name is...?

Next stop, Finland!

Hello My Name is...?

The next in our series of fruit-infused double IPAs sees us head to Finland to brew with a berry we've seen occassionally in the past, sea buckthorn. This time it will be the star of the show, and the beer needs a suitably Finnish name!

This brew will utilise a blend of pale and cara malts, bringing the ABV to 8.2%, which will balance nicely with a blend of hops, and allow the sea buckthorn flavour to complete the trio. The berries will be included in the whirlpool, and will bring a tartness which will play off against the malt sweetness and hop bitterness.

We know that there is a huge thirst for amazing craft beer in Finland, and we're working our socks off to get a bar open there STAT! But in the mean time, here's a little project for you. This beer will be ready early in the summer, so while our brewers are doing their thing, this is your chance to come up with a name!
What name do you want to included on the label of our Finnish-inspired double IPA? Hello My Name is [INSERT YOUR FINNISH-Y SUGGESTION HERE]! We've had Hello My Name is...Ingrid for Sweden, Sonja for Denmark, Mette-Marit for Norway and Vladimir for Russia (tee hee) - so what name should our Finnish friend be known by?

Ideas welcome in the comments below, or on twitter or facebook using the hashtag #HelloMyNameIs and then your suggestion!

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PNM2 15th April, 2014 9:56am
Krapula, because hangover is for sure when Im having on few of these after launch.
Leavy 15th April, 2014 7:02am
Johtaja PEKKA Siitoin.
snoopmac 14th April, 2014 6:51pm
Hello my name is Mixu!
MikkoS 14th April, 2014 5:22pm
Väinö would be the most suitable. This name is derived back to the mythological sage Väinämöinen in Finnish folklore. Back in 1918, the first Finnish monarch was supposed to have Väinö as his reign name before history intervened and Finland eventually became a republic. And there is already a popular song you can sing while drinking this exceptional beer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWqGxEi6v4g
Tollo 14th April, 2014 4:59pm
Well, Päivi Räsänen would be very punk. In second comes Hello My Name Is Rokka wellcome Vladimir...
örppänä 14th April, 2014 2:01pm
Hello, my name is Kimmo Wilska
Filip 14th April, 2014 11:19am
Hello, my name is Marja. That´s perfect.
Kosmik 14th April, 2014 11:08am
Hello my name is Keijo. The real first name of Keke Rosberg, first Finnish F1 champion and father of Nico Rosberg. Also, when pronounced in english will most likely sound like K.O. Your welcome :)
simon 14th April, 2014 9:09am
Unfortunately, Finland appears to the next stop on vladimir putins whistlestop tour of eastern europe, right after hes annexed the Urkraine. I cant help thinking Hello, my name is Vladimir might have been the straw that broke the donkeys back. He clearly feels he has something to prove!
janhenriksoisalo 13th April, 2014 10:26pm
I think the name should be one of two:KippisorSisucheers!
Ste 13th April, 2014 6:53pm
Hello, My Name is Inigo Montoya.. (You killed my father, prepare to die!)
Räsänen 13th April, 2014 5:26pm
Keijo 13th April, 2014 4:04pm
The greatest finn, Pekka Siitoin!!!!
stonefoto 13th April, 2014 2:52pm
Kimmo Wilska!
R 13th April, 2014 2:19pm
Ed R. 13th April, 2014 1:32pm
It has to be Kimi as an ode to the great Kimi Raikkonen surely!!!!
Tenhorn 13th April, 2014 12:08pm
Seriously, theres only ONE real finnish name and thats MATTI.period, case closed.
Mikko L 13th April, 2014 10:32am
Kimmo Wilska, definitely. Beer-drinking - allegedly - live newscaster.
s toms 13th April, 2014 9:49am
Lasse Virén
Perkele!! 13th April, 2014 6:40am
Hello My Name Is Perkele - it wont get any better!!
En finn 12th April, 2014 11:08pm
en finn
Pekka 12th April, 2014 10:57pm
Pekka, in loving memory of Pekka Siitoin an officer and a gentleman and beer aficianado.
smuusi 12th April, 2014 10:22pm
Hello My Name is Urho [Kaleva Kekkonen]. of course.
BeerHawk 12th April, 2014 9:41pm
KIMI! Crazy, deadpan F1 driver. The only pure punk driver in todays F1 line up. Was going to go with Mika but could be confused with the creator of terrible pop music...
Jaakko 12th April, 2014 8:54pm
Jussi 12th April, 2014 8:12pm
Hello my name is Tarja (after the former president...)
TombThorn 12th April, 2014 7:04pm
Siri 12th April, 2014 6:24pm
Kimmo Wilska! A positive and brave beer based on freedom of speech!
Urpo 12th April, 2014 6:06pm
Hello my name is UrpoWhile being a first name, urpo also means an awkward fool, dont be such an urpo!Famous Urpos include a beloved retired news anchor Urpo Martikainen and a notable politician Urpo Leppänen.
Taija-Maija 12th April, 2014 5:40pm
Jussi.After Juha Mieto, more commonly known as Mietaan Jussi. He is a Finnish skiing legend and has also been a member of the Finnish parliament. He is awesome and has what we call Sisu.http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juha_Mietohttp://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/SisuAlso the book all Finns know, Under the North Star by Väinö Linna, starts with the very famous words Alussa oli Jussi, kuokka ja suo. It roughly translates as In the beginning there were only Jussi, his mattock and a swamp.http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Under_the_North_Star
Veikko 12th April, 2014 5:32pm
Hello my name is VeikkoE.g. Veikko Vennamo, famous Finnish politician and populist.
ParvekeOnAuki 12th April, 2014 5:21pm
Hello, my name is Pekka!
Rivologian kisälli 12th April, 2014 5:18pm
Hello My Name Is .. Pekka! for obvious reasons.“Worshipping the Devil in the name of God”
For the Love of God 12th April, 2014 4:52pm
Pekko and Perkele are just plain boring! Both are clearly names suggested by men who enjoy drinking games, lame swear words and staying in on a Saturday night. Please choose a trendier or a funnier name, like Päivi or Seija or Pirjo, simply any name that belongs to a middle-aged woman. Even Marja for tyrnimarja (sea buckthorn) is better than the lame Perkele and the utterly boring Pekko...
Algoth 12th April, 2014 4:49pm
Hello my name is AlgothAlgoth Niska — http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algoth_Niska
Arsenal 12th April, 2014 4:33pm
Hello! My name is Thorne --- Larry Thorne (Finnish war hero http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauri_Törni)
Suvi 12th April, 2014 2:58pm
Päivi (after Päivi Räsänen) would be very very punk!http://www.hs.fi/english/print/1329103493851
K 12th April, 2014 2:55pm
Unlike suggested earlier, Ukko was not the name of the Finnish pagan god but a euphemism used to avoid saying the name out loud. The name itself was presumably Perkele, which is also one of the most known Finnish words known outside Finland and would definitely make for a good name (also it would be amusing to hear it pronounced by foreigners).For amusement, I also like Ilmari, which I got from one of the known Finnish writers (Ilmari Kianto)An easier pronunciation would be Väinö, which has been suggested here as well and I personally like too. Easy to pronounce but still sort of funny and exotic. Also based on probably the most famous character in Kalevala - Väinämöinen.
tarvokaunar 11th April, 2014 1:44pm
Mämmi 11th April, 2014 1:44pm
MATTI wellknown Finnish man name. Also a word in Italian language meaning fools or crazy in plural.
some random guest 11th April, 2014 1:19pm
I think you should call this beer Tom of Finland or Touko; just because Touko Laaksonen was one of the first people to bring some sorta of controversial reputation to finland, and was well known around the world, influencing many artists, and also the gay scene around the world. Also what would be the better way of having a name that is liking giving the finger to people, the same as your HELLO MY NAME IS VLADIMIR beer for uber hetero men.
pirpana 11th April, 2014 1:10pm
Hello my name is Vilhelmiina
Kunkku 11th April, 2014 1:07pm
Hello, my name is Friedrich Karl Ludwig Konstantin von Hessen-Kassel. A.K.A. Kaarle or Väinö I. He is the only king of independent Finland, although he renounced the throne before the coronation.
päkäpää 11th April, 2014 1:03pm
It really should be Päivi (Räsänen).
Visse 11th April, 2014 12:43pm
Väinö is great!
Rantavahti 11th April, 2014 12:22pm
Kimmo – in honor of former YLE News (In English) anchor man Kimmo Wilska, who got sacked for drinking beer in live broadcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmIpk1IGt-k
harri 11th April, 2014 12:21pm
I think Perkele suits best. Word that gives force, when you really mean something you say PERKELE!. And other meaning, finnish pagan god works as well.
jauhinkivi 11th April, 2014 12:18pm
Hi,I think Päivi is the name if you wanna send a message :)
räsänen 11th April, 2014 12:13pm
Päivi.No further comments
Susa V 11th April, 2014 12:08pm
but dont name it Pekko (as the ancient beer god), we allready have a beer called Pekko (and its awesome) from a microbrewery here in Finland.
Susa V. 11th April, 2014 12:06pm
Dudes, Hello my name is Aino. There is no other way.. its the perfect 100% traditional finnish name (its in Kalevala too). In Kalevala Aino was beautiful, delicate and deeply feeling (like a perfect beer).
Trololoo 11th April, 2014 12:05pm
Kaltsu 11th April, 2014 12:02pm
Hello my name is Kaleva. Kekkonen´s second name and remind national epic Kalevala.
Jarmusch 11th April, 2014 11:59am
Hello, my name is Kimmo. A vote for my friend Kimmo Wilska, a noted beer connoisseur and a proponent of liberal legislation concerning non-harmful consumption of intoxicants.
Kaltsu 11th April, 2014 11:58am
Hello my name is Kaleva. Kekkonen´s second name and remind finish national epic Kalevala.
viisari 11th April, 2014 11:43am
Aino, would be best. It would keep it inline with other Scandinavian Hello, my name is series. Plus its really common girls name
tepa 11th April, 2014 11:26am
Hello, my name is Vilhelmiina. Old finnish girls name.
niko 11th April, 2014 11:23am
Hello, myös name is Pekko. Pekko is god of beers and fields in finnish mytology.
Puavo 11th April, 2014 11:23am
Kekkonen, Räsänen, theres my two votes. Cant really decide between them.
Psychosexy 11th April, 2014 10:30am
...Päivi. Period.
kungfutse 11th April, 2014 10:00am
Hello, my name is Marja! is perfect. As already said, It is a common name in Finland and also is the word for berry in Finnish.
Aippa 11th April, 2014 9:36am
Kick in the ButtId like to have... Gimme a...etc.
Beerlover 11th April, 2014 9:33am
Id recommend Väinö, because it is the shorter version of the best known character, Väinämöinen, in the Finnish mythology and would suit name for this presumably excellent product. Hello, My name is Väinö.
Kiroitusvirhe 11th April, 2014 9:30am
Jammu Siltavuori!
Show me! 11th April, 2014 9:12am
Närhen munat
Pertti 11th April, 2014 9:11am
Snuffkin 11th April, 2014 9:05am
Jarppa 11th April, 2014 9:04am
Louhi, the Mistress of the North, is the shamanistic matriarch of the people of Pohjola
anttipo 11th April, 2014 9:03am
- Kekkonen- Linus- Spede (pertti pasanen)- Uuno turhapuroThe only real choices.
Harkto, Hellllsinki 11th April, 2014 9:02am
Finanalandos 11th April, 2014 9:02am
Hello my name is Uuno (Turhapuro) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uuno_Turhapuro
anttip 11th April, 2014 8:56am
Perkele. An ancient finnish god, and possibly the most used curse word in Finnish language. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perkele
joppe 11th April, 2014 8:39am
Hello my name is Juhani.The most common male name in Finland. Juhani was the oldest brother of most known novel Seitsemän veljestä (Seven brothers) by Aleksis Kivi.
kieltolaki 11th April, 2014 8:30am
Päivi Räsänen
Jorkki 11th April, 2014 8:29am
immu 11th April, 2014 8:14am
Sorretun voima! That means power of oppressed in finlan we all feel oppressed and thats why we drink so mutch that we can even once be like kings
joppe 11th April, 2014 8:06am
Hello my name is Ansa.Ansa means trap.
puol yheksän! 11th April, 2014 8:01am
ARVI. Siinä on kunnon miäs!
Flåklypa 11th April, 2014 7:54am
My name is Linda Lampenius*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linda_Brava*Maiden name
getmeinahalfpipe 11th April, 2014 7:35am
Manne 11th April, 2014 7:34am
Nothing ice hockey related please. Its too cliché. Tarja is excellent. Her hair really is the color of sea buckthorn.
Welcome to Finland, BD! 11th April, 2014 7:28am
Pekko, god of barley and brewing!
JUUeikunn 11th April, 2014 7:27am
Suvi 11th April, 2014 7:26am
Hello My Name is Marja would be perfect, as Marja is both a common girls name and also means a berry! Most of the other names suggested above are either horrible, stupid or boring, so Id suggest consulting plenty of Finns before deciding which name to choose :-)
Tapanivaan 11th April, 2014 7:21am
My Name is Paavo.
Dandy 11th April, 2014 7:20am
How about Mahla?
Antti, Finland 11th April, 2014 7:19am
Theres a list of the names of spouses of the presidents: http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luokka:Suomen_presidenttien_puolisotHello My Name is Jenni - that would be the wife of the current president...Though if you want so twist on it: Hello My Name is Pentti - husband of the first female president...
masa666 11th April, 2014 7:19am
Pekka, after the finnish occult magickian Pekka SIitoin. This would sell in the millions.
Jylppy 11th April, 2014 7:17am
KAAOS (written like this: http://www.kaaos-tribe.org/sieppaus.JPG) As a honour of a famous finnish hc-punk band
Santtu 11th April, 2014 7:15am
Hello My name is Väinö. Väino is shortened from Väinämöinen (Kalevala) :)
panze 11th April, 2014 7:08am
Beerdrinkeruliuli 11th April, 2014 6:57am
Päivi Räsänen or Kekkonen !
Laila 11th April, 2014 6:53am
Hello, my name is Hollo - sounds terrific!Hollo is last name for a Finnish poet and human scientist
Tommi T. 11th April, 2014 6:11am
Traditional Finn name Tarmo - English synonyms: drive, vigor, activity, energy... for some reason Ive never seen this in beer label before, like most of the proposed ones here
Toni111 11th April, 2014 6:02am
I´d vote for Villinki or Tyrni :D
Hesiodos Foinix 11th April, 2014 6:00am
Pekka Siitoin. Absolutely!
Tyrnävä 11th April, 2014 5:57am
Mika666 11th April, 2014 5:49am
Pekka Siitoin!
Sanna 11th April, 2014 5:26am
Hello My Name is Aino!Traditional finnish female name :) meaning the only one
Heidi 11th April, 2014 5:18am
Aino. Its one of the most tradional finnish female names and it would continue the Hello my name is -serie quite nicely.
IRON TO THE BORDER 11th April, 2014 5:12am
Törni - after Lauri Törni aka Larry Thorne, Finnish war hero and defender of the Western way of life. Hail Larry!
Any One 11th April, 2014 4:40am
And once again if you missed it:Sea buckthorn = tyrni.Kyseessä siis ei ole pihlaja, vaan tyrni.There´s a vibrant brewery-scene going on here in finland. And beer names that contain actual names come in mass. (Solid list of Teerenpelis products was mentioned earlier, and there are many more).But my vote actually goes to Marja Tyrni. Marja Tyrni became quite famous few years back from an improvisation based tv-show. Word game just comes together so well in this case.
Roberto Serenelli 11th April, 2014 4:15am
Milla. Hello, My Name is Milla!
Tootiitotöötituu 11th April, 2014 4:03am
Hello My Name Is Ahti. Ahti is the god of sea or of fishing. But Ahti is also name of our greatest foreign minister, Ahti Karjalainen.
straight-backed 11th April, 2014 3:09am
Hello, my name is Liisa Kulhia, an honest Finnish beer with an attitude.
angel value 11th April, 2014 2:35am
Hello my name is Näkki
Winner 11th April, 2014 2:29am
Hello my name is Päivi.Päivi Räsänen, the chairwoman of the Christian Democrats, has taken every chance to oppose alcohol. She would like to close night clubs earlier and limit the daily sales time of alcohol (currently from 9-21, and in Finland markets can sell only products having less than 4.7 vol-% alcohol).
MJ 10th April, 2014 11:52pm
Hello my name is...Siitoin.
sciencefish 10th April, 2014 11:51pm
ditto to Tove Jansson, Snork Maiden would also be cool...
oslo 10th April, 2014 11:25pm
Hello my name is Insinööri Lindström
luizleao 10th April, 2014 10:46pm
My name is tux. The Linuxs penguin
valopilkku 10th April, 2014 10:38pm
Pilkku , night is young but the time has come then we all see this bright light which symbolise last orders the proper name is valopilkku but the hard rock party guys knows this one by the familiar and more friendly shortener pilkku . Also so many morning after stories starts with yeah and after Pilkku.... or I cant remember a thing after Pilkku!
UKK 10th April, 2014 10:35pm
Longh 10th April, 2014 10:31pm
Santeri 10th April, 2014 10:27pm
Perkele -the most effective but noble word for cursing in Finnish, reflects the very old school Finnish soulhttp://youtu.be/IUJRZYbLlUk
Bastukoff 10th April, 2014 10:06pm
Hello My Name is... IMPI.
After hours of thinking - this would be the best option 10th April, 2014 10:05pm
Hello my name is PÄIVI
Mr. Mr. 10th April, 2014 9:58pm
Päivi, after Päivi Räsänen, a Finnish conservative politician.
vk 10th April, 2014 9:56pm
Hello my name is Marja (after tv comedy character Marja Tyrni)
-miksa- 10th April, 2014 9:53pm
Go for Tapio http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapio_(spirit)
Hirvi 10th April, 2014 9:37pm
The name should be Matti of course, refering to the famous finnish ski jumper Matti Nykänen with a die hard rock star attitude and a passion for beverages. The flavor of buckthorn represents his personality quite well.
Bryne 10th April, 2014 9:23pm
Hello, my name is Pikku Pekka
Maki 10th April, 2014 9:11pm
Laardipylly 10th April, 2014 9:11pm
Kolehma 10th April, 2014 9:07pm
Räsänen 10th April, 2014 9:07pm
Need one.. 10th April, 2014 9:05pm
Krapula, what better to name beer after than what its gonna give you - a hangover. Besides its a good Finnish sounding and looking word.
HoopHead 10th April, 2014 9:05pm
Hello, my name is Marja-Liisa.
Me and myself 10th April, 2014 8:55pm
Törni! (Finnish war hero)
Dunkelheit 10th April, 2014 8:37pm
Hello my name is Musta Lipponen
muna 10th April, 2014 8:33pm
ripulireikä :D
Marja Tyrni 10th April, 2014 8:32pm
Marja Tyrni
AP 10th April, 2014 8:31pm
Hello my name is... Sweet...
kehari 10th April, 2014 8:31pm
Lara 10th April, 2014 8:31pm
Hello My Name is... VÄINÖ!
mauri 10th April, 2014 8:25pm
Kalevi is a suitable name from our natnal epos Kalevala
Barf 10th April, 2014 8:25pm
George. That is Yrjö in Finnish and it means puke which is suitable since berry beers tend to taste like puke. And thats quite punk.
Martti 10th April, 2014 8:24pm
Also, Paavo has the same level of masculinity and self-confidence as Putin!
Martti 10th April, 2014 8:23pm
Hello, my name is Paavo!(For the politics old-timer who says in his EU-campaign that he also wants to be king. Good guy.)
epes 10th April, 2014 8:21pm
Somebody has already suggested: Marja. Thumbs up for it. It would be a great name, being very common and traditional female Finnish name, and describing the product.Otherwise I would say Urho, but Urho is already a beer of Hartwalls, and there is a very popular pub called St. Urhos Pub in Helsinki.
Useless user 10th April, 2014 8:17pm
Hello my name is Väinö!Because Ä and Ö will fuck you up. (And also my 1.5-year old son deserves a good IPA.)
moonlite 10th April, 2014 8:11pm
here are good names:mannerheimkekkonenpäivi räsänenväinämöinenspede pasanenukkosisu matti nykänenjussisisu (guts)these all are really good names. but from all of these i think most impact would have the name kekkonen or spede pasanen. my girlfriend and other friend prefers päivi räsäneni think all of these names have english wikipedia-entrys except the jussi by which i mean suo, kuokka ja jussi from finnish litterature which also has great social meaning (been in ads etc). from täällä pohjantähden alla.don´t have time to explain all of this and i´m pretty sure you investigate thoroughly the names anyway but wanted to help =)
MAKI SWAGI 10th April, 2014 8:07pm
Hello My Name Is... KOLEHMA
joku 10th April, 2014 8:06pm
Jompan Jovi 10th April, 2014 8:03pm
Hello my name is Teuvo Hakkarainenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teuvo_Hakkarainen
Foolsgold 10th April, 2014 8:00pm
Hello My Name is....Tyrnimarja.OrHello My Name is.....Aalto
Malmin kreikkalainen 10th April, 2014 7:59pm
dartzwader 10th April, 2014 7:52pm
Hello my name is Juha!
ehkä otin ehkä en... 10th April, 2014 7:48pm
Hello name is Matti, of course!!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matti_Nyk%C3%A4nen
Tres 10th April, 2014 7:41pm
RunningBlind 10th April, 2014 7:39pm
It must be Räsäsen Päpä!
Simon Chandler 10th April, 2014 7:38pm
Iso Päällikkö 10th April, 2014 7:36pm
PYSTYKORVAA Finnish Spitz (Finnish language: SuomenPYSTYKORVA) is a breed of dog originating in Finland.Notion: Colour! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/27/Finnish_Spitz_600.jpgalsohttp://tkp.suntuubi.com/datafiles/userfiles/Image/28%20-%2030%20v.%201939.alkuper%C3%A4iskunt.%20mukana%20takasiderenkaan%20sinetti..jpg
joeblackwell 10th April, 2014 7:25pm
Beatriz Alves 10th April, 2014 7:23pm
Hello! My name is ... Suvi!Traditional finnish female name, easy to pronounce in any language and it means summer in english!
Räsäs*omo 10th April, 2014 7:21pm
Not my idea but I like the idea of naming it Päivi (Räsänen) or Maria (agreeably not a very Finnish name but..) (Guzenina-Richardson). They are two incredibly annoying politicians with really idiotic ideas on how to decrease the amount of problems involved with excessive drinking.
Huvivirsi 10th April, 2014 7:21pm
Kimmo Wilska, the tv newscaster who got fired for displaying beer on news, as a protest against law forbidding displaying beer in TV :)
Pekka 10th April, 2014 7:21pm
Hello My Name is Pekko.Pekko is name of the god of brewing and beer in finnish mythology. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peko
Aino 10th April, 2014 7:20pm
CMRL 10th April, 2014 7:20pm
Vilhelmina or Maiju
Rodolfo - São Paulo 10th April, 2014 7:19pm
Hello, my name is SibeliusWhich would be after the great composer of Finland: Jean Sibelius
heinrich 10th April, 2014 7:17pm
it could be something provocative against sick finnish alcohol policy like Fukk off THL, or Pekka Puska, (finnish pro-prohibition byrocrat idiot)
Reko, Helsinki 10th April, 2014 7:16pm
Hello My Name is Perkele.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perkele
Jiimies 10th April, 2014 7:07pm
Hello my name is Päivi. For Päivi Räsänen who is the one banning everything in Finland. I think she might even ban you. Or Hello my name is Perkele.
asdf 10th April, 2014 7:05pm
Brewdoug 10th April, 2014 7:04pm
Hello my name is Kimi Raikkonen.He is well known to enjoy a beer or two after winning F1 races and Im sure would appreciate a beer named in his honour.
Ringfinger 10th April, 2014 7:02pm
Hello My Name is Paavo Nurmi.Finnish distance runner.
Wotanik 10th April, 2014 6:59pm
Hello, My Name is Tapio. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapio_(spirit)
Arkki Arnkil 10th April, 2014 6:59pm
Mäyräkoira (means Dachshund and is also the finnish nickname for a 12 pack of beer)Btw. didnt read all through, so pardon if this was already here!
Stone B. 10th April, 2014 6:56pm
Hello my name is Monopoly
Akseli 10th April, 2014 6:34pm
Prim 10th April, 2014 6:16pm
Simo after Simo Häyhä : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simo_H%C3%A4yh%C3%A4
Matheus Bardeli 10th April, 2014 6:14pm
Hello, my name is BARDA!
Tomi 10th April, 2014 6:13pm
Rampe & Naukkis
catherine 10th April, 2014 6:13pm
Hello, my name is: kaarina
Joni 10th April, 2014 6:11pm
Hello My Name Is... Päivi!That would be the biggest possible middle finger towards our Minister of the Interior, Päivi Räsänen, and all the other decision-makers, who are trying to kill all our fine microbreweries around the country by raising the taxes on alcoholic beverages.Also, she is against gay marriages and abortion.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Päivi_Räsänenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Päivi_Räsänen
Danilo 10th April, 2014 6:11pm
Hello my name is Unicorn.
Krigg 10th April, 2014 6:08pm
Hello my name is Rampe & Naukkis
Rodolo de Paula 10th April, 2014 6:07pm
My Name Is... Irina.
J. A. Hollo 10th April, 2014 6:06pm
Hello, my name is Hollo! Sometimes a swell translation - like Mr. Hollos translations into Finnish - needs to be done with the help of good beer!
Viva 10th April, 2014 6:06pm
Hello, my name is Santa (Claus)
naapine 10th April, 2014 5:56pm
Hello my name is ERNO,Erilainen Nuori, an unlike youngster. Cause Brewdog is different.
M 10th April, 2014 5:55pm
Päivi. Every beer dinker would understand it. Bitter like the beer with seathorn.
Seba 10th April, 2014 5:53pm
... Aino.
hinttihomonekru 10th April, 2014 5:51pm
Jani Toivonen
Aleksi 10th April, 2014 5:50pm
Sorbus Beer or Päivi Räsänen
Roger; Langenthal 10th April, 2014 5:46pm
Hello my name is Aki
Alan Ribeiro 10th April, 2014 5:43pm
Paavo Nurmi
tasku_varas666 10th April, 2014 5:41pm
Teemu Denso 10th April, 2014 5:39pm
Kalsari 10th April, 2014 5:37pm
Hello my name is Kalle, and Im an alcoholic.Finland has over 40 000 Kalle named men, Pikku-Kalle (little Kalle) is famous name used in jokes, Kalle is also finnish porn magazine, kylmäkalle (coldkalle) is name of an ice-brick wich is used in icebox, and Kalle is name of a big Brewdog fan ;) Finnish men drink quite a lot alcohol, especially beer, so thats reason why the ending Im an alcoholic.Problem solved!
Aake Kalliala 10th April, 2014 5:36pm
Rampe ja Naukkis!
Maca C:llä 10th April, 2014 5:31pm
Hello, My name is... Bailumaca
joku 10th April, 2014 5:30pm
DONT go with Pihla (or Sorbus), it would be misleading. The people who have suggested these have probably misidentified the berry as rowan (pihlaja). Urho, Pekko, Tyrni and Marja are good suggestions.
Matti 10th April, 2014 5:27pm
Hello my name is Matti. Matti is the most popular first name given to male :)
Matti 10th April, 2014 5:26pm
Hello, my name is Matti
Late 10th April, 2014 5:26pm
Hello my name is Marja-Liisa. No need to convince - the names just pure sexiness.
Matti 10th April, 2014 5:18pm
Make 10th April, 2014 5:16pm
Finnish 10th April, 2014 5:16pm
The most righteous name a beer can have 10th April, 2014 5:16pm
Villinki. Need to say no more.
bönthö kolehma 10th April, 2014 5:15pm
Hello My Name Is Bönthö Kolehma
mustalaisruhtinas 10th April, 2014 5:13pm
Hello My Name is Pahvihousu
ilpo 10th April, 2014 5:11pm
Larsson 10th April, 2014 5:07pm
Räsänen, because a politician who should be banned.
Pertti 10th April, 2014 5:03pm
Hello My Name Is...Spede
Piispa 10th April, 2014 5:01pm
Hello My Name is Päivi.This is one of our most disliked politicians who always is trying to ban everything fun. Would most likely ban alcohol too, given the chance!
Finnish rally champion of universe 10th April, 2014 4:59pm
brunelle 10th April, 2014 4:56pm
Rampe & Naukkis
hane 10th April, 2014 4:53pm
Soppa.Name means soup, but in lingo it also means alcoholic bewerage, because of a drink called Sorbus. Sorbus is no longer made, but still has cultural impact. Sorbus was made using the same berries and its name comes from berrys latin name.
AP 10th April, 2014 4:50pm
Yazca 10th April, 2014 4:49pm
Urho or Sisu!!
Kalle H 10th April, 2014 4:47pm
Clocker 10th April, 2014 4:43pm
Ilpo Larha.
Urho 10th April, 2014 4:43pm
Urho. Bcause my 8 week puppy is also Urho, and he needs his own beer, from brewdog of course.
spurdo 10th April, 2014 4:43pm
_spurdo_it is a saying for a fresh fruity beer made of buckthorn, it also means the soul of a bear!
RichD 10th April, 2014 4:41pm
+1 for Linus.Finnish coder Linus Torvalds created Linux and its story is very similar to BrewDogs - Linus saw an emerging craft software (open source) movement appearing and knew he could finish the GNU OS faster and better than the rest of the people on the scene.
tsk 10th April, 2014 4:38pm
Hello My Name Is Sorbus.
Euso 10th April, 2014 4:33pm
Tyrni Perkele
Kvantti 10th April, 2014 4:33pm
Petja 10th April, 2014 4:30pm
Petja, of course.
amurejo 10th April, 2014 4:24pm
ppp 10th April, 2014 4:23pm
Hello my name is Rampe ja Naukkis.
Borstabee 10th April, 2014 4:21pm
I komp Late. Hello my name is Rampe ja Naukkis would be a big homage to great finnish tv persons, movie stars and musicians honored mr Rampe and mr Naukkis
AP 10th April, 2014 4:21pm
meen hirteen 10th April, 2014 4:21pm
en jaksa enaan
juuh 10th April, 2014 4:16pm
hipit vittu vinkumassa 10th April, 2014 4:15pm
Pekka 10th April, 2014 4:15pm
Sorry i'm late 10th April, 2014 4:15pm
Helou my name is Rampe ja Naukkis continues.. everyone has to see this great movie. heres a little action clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJn50vGhEk0 hell yeah!
Trev 10th April, 2014 4:14pm
Hello My Name Is Kimi
tapan sut 10th April, 2014 4:11pm
Hello My Name is Maki. Maki is godlike character in finnish pop culture and greatest musician in the universe.
veijo vitun esso 10th April, 2014 4:11pm
hello my name is juovo.
kohelma 10th April, 2014 4:10pm
AP 10th April, 2014 4:09pm
AJURI would be a great name.
Impaled Nazarene 10th April, 2014 4:09pm
Jami Laes 10th April, 2014 4:09pm
Hello my name is Tyrni (Sea Buckthorn)
Stunttis 10th April, 2014 4:08pm
Jussi is the most suitable one. Suo, kuokka ja Jussi was the beginning, please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Under_the_North_Star for example (The book is considered a classic in Finland with print runs into hundreds of thousands. Even most of those who have not read the book recognise the opening words In the beginning there were the marsh, the hoe - and Jussi.) If this is the beginning of Brewdog in Finland, it would be very suitable. :)
-- 10th April, 2014 4:08pm
I would call it Tapio http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapio_(spirit)
Makiloverboy96 10th April, 2014 4:04pm
Hello my name is Kolehma
Sorry i'm late 10th April, 2014 4:02pm
Hello my name is Rampe ja Naukkis. Great finnish culture plaejaeys. Better than Titanic.
Mannerheim 10th April, 2014 4:02pm
Hello my name is Lahtari.
Aajee 10th April, 2014 4:02pm
ROGEJENGI 10th April, 2014 4:01pm
Juuh 10th April, 2014 4:01pm
Hello my name is Pirkka Lager
blee 10th April, 2014 3:57pm
Kimmoperkele 10th April, 2014 3:51pm
PERKELE, Tyrni, Urho or Kimmo (most common male name in Finland)
martina henriksson finland 10th April, 2014 3:50pm
HELLO MY NAME isNALLE Because nalle means bear and bears lives in lappland and it is also a common name.
Karvamakkara 10th April, 2014 3:50pm
Urho Beer already exists and is brewed by the second biggest brewery in Finland. Urho itself is a pretty tasteless bulk lager.
Timo 10th April, 2014 3:49pm
Hi! Im really looking forward to see Neekeri -beer here in Finland. Word Neekeri Has long traditions since the early 1920s. The name is also Punk as fuck & it would sell ALOT.
jlankila 10th April, 2014 3:46pm
Hello My Name Is Urho
5 A.M. Saint 10th April, 2014 3:46pm
Hello My Name Is Sisu-Matti. Because Sisu alone would be too obvious. And Sisu-Matti is the name of my cat.
Kekkonen 10th April, 2014 3:45pm
Hello, my name is Kekkonen
Hibou 10th April, 2014 3:44pm
I think Sisu would work well, and Ipana is also a rather fitting suggestion.Soooooo stoked about Brewdog opening a bar in Finland!
Erkki 10th April, 2014 3:40pm
My name is MOI!
iplu 10th April, 2014 3:40pm
Hello, name is Minna. Minna Canth.
&quotJami&quot 10th April, 2014 3:38pm
Hello My Name Is Jami
Tuomaa 10th April, 2014 3:38pm
Hello, my name is Maistelutoveri.Roughly translates to drinking buddy.
Da1 10th April, 2014 3:37pm
Jukka, it cant be any other. First of all, MTV has already branded Jukka (Jukka-brothers) into a Finnish brand. We moved to Finland when I was a kid and everyone had problems pronouncing my name, so it was changed to be suitable for both Finnish, English and Hindi speaking people. Jukka was the best choice in 1985 and so it is today too.
EpicFinnGuy 10th April, 2014 3:30pm
Otso, Tapio, Mielikki or SEPPO
Teepee 10th April, 2014 3:26pm
Jansmakko 10th April, 2014 3:24pm
Kekkonen 10th April, 2014 3:16pm
Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen
brew dalmatian 10th April, 2014 3:14pm
I think that Sisu, Urho and Marja are great suggestions.
ilmari 10th April, 2014 3:12pm
Jorma. Mans name. Synonym for penis
belzar 10th April, 2014 3:09pm
Hello My Name is Urho
Sami 10th April, 2014 3:04pm
Hello, my name is Paavo. Traditional Finnish name, which would sound interesting to non-Finnish ear. There are several famous Paavos, especially in Finnish politics. One good example is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paavo_V%C3%A4yrynen with incredibly long political CV.
Dennis 10th April, 2014 3:02pm
Hello my name is Sirkka Liisa
Definately 10th April, 2014 3:00pm
Hello, my name is Perkele.
S 10th April, 2014 2:58pm
Sampo! Or Ukko.
mbelohorka 10th April, 2014 2:57pm
It has to be Perkele
Beerdude 10th April, 2014 2:55pm
Hello my name is Jari !
more bass 10th April, 2014 2:53pm
Hello My Name Is Kekkonen
Juhis 10th April, 2014 2:52pm
Hello, My name is... IPANAIpana means child and good beer makes you act like a child.
God69 10th April, 2014 2:51pm
Jesse - aka Jesus
CoyPu 10th April, 2014 2:48pm
Linus Torvalds
Mesi 10th April, 2014 2:44pm
You should brew Arctic Bramble (Rubus Arcticus,in Finnish mesimarja) flavoured beer too and you can call it Messy-beer :) Ill take very small royalties ;D
soomalaanen. 10th April, 2014 2:44pm
Urho and Perkele would both suit very well indeed! Someon wrote already above of the God named Perkele. It also is the most common word used when a Finn has the mode called sisu on. Urho would suit in just as humorous way as the Vladimir was chosen for Russia.
karajan 10th April, 2014 2:42pm
Hello, my name is Hollo. After Finnish scholar and translator J. A. Hollo, whose translations made excellent literature accessible to Finnish readers, just like Brewdog will make excellent beer accessible to Finnish drinkers.
Dani 10th April, 2014 2:39pm
Hello, my name is ... Antti! Because my friend Monika (from Czech) has been here for 7 months now and never met a guy named Antti. Which is rare, because its such a common name - I would really like to introduce her to a nice Antti. ^^
perma foreigner 10th April, 2014 2:39pm
Its got to be Kekkonen!
My name is... 10th April, 2014 2:39pm
CoyPu 10th April, 2014 2:37pm
Tarja Halonenthe first female president in finland
garryboy 10th April, 2014 2:35pm
Okko should be the name.
taru 10th April, 2014 2:32pm
Obviously #HelloMyNameIsJutta inspired by Jutta Urpilainen.
Joona, Tampere 10th April, 2014 2:29pm
Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen Kekkonen
arequejo 10th April, 2014 2:28pm
Hello, My Name is Lotta
M 10th April, 2014 2:27pm
poo 10th April, 2014 2:26pm
Obviously 10th April, 2014 2:26pm
Hello My Name is...SISUSea buckthorn grows in low nutrition soil, it can withstand harsh weather etc. So the word that describes not only the berry but the Finnish way of life would be perfect. It has also been noted in The New York Times as being a word that fits best to the Finns. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisu
Satu 10th April, 2014 2:25pm
Hello my name is PEKKA!!!!
SKTL 10th April, 2014 2:25pm
Hello, my name is Hollo!
Milla 10th April, 2014 2:25pm
tBa 10th April, 2014 2:23pm
Hello, my name is Seppo Lehto.
greiganderson 10th April, 2014 2:22pm
Hello my name is Mikko!
Pekka 10th April, 2014 2:21pm
We only have one king. JARI LITMANEN!
Stakker 10th April, 2014 2:21pm
Kekkonen or UKK for sure :-)
Jurek 10th April, 2014 2:20pm
Hello My Name is... Helmi (Helmi = pearl in Finnish, also a female name)
Lars 10th April, 2014 2:20pm
Ruska - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autumn_leaf_color
Trinli 10th April, 2014 2:19pm
Urpo! An old name and nowadays also used as derogatory term for dumb people.-An honest beer to get properly drunk: Urpo!
ISMO TUOMINEN 10th April, 2014 2:17pm
Hennigans 10th April, 2014 2:16pm
jorma 10th April, 2014 2:15pm
Hello My Name is JORMA
etc 10th April, 2014 2:13pm
Tarja, for sure, for president Tarja Halonen: her hair is more or less the colour of the berry, shes a an icon for the country, now also seen epitomizing normcore coolness, and theres a certain tartness about her persona (see the pun?). And you know, she famously used to fix Vladimirs tie...
Rantanen 10th April, 2014 2:12pm
Pekka, for our nationally known heavy metal fan and favourite TV-meteorologist Pekka Pouta.
DonRaymond 10th April, 2014 2:08pm
Hello, my name is Suomineito = Finnish Maidenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnish_Maiden
BD4EVER 10th April, 2014 2:07pm
Pintintap 10th April, 2014 2:05pm
Hello my name is... Normaali...for the longliving Finnish band Eppu Normaali
tokko 10th April, 2014 2:05pm
I vouch for Kekkonen as well, but his first name Urho would work even better. Urho meaning a brave man.
Hawkeye, Helsinki 10th April, 2014 1:59pm
How about Arctic Brew or something?
Juha 10th April, 2014 1:58pm
Perkele -is the name of god of the forrest
The Alchemist 10th April, 2014 1:58pm
Pihla! Thats a very pretty girls name.
God 10th April, 2014 1:57pm
etikainen 10th April, 2014 1:57pm
Hello my name is Elli
drbrezo 10th April, 2014 1:55pm
Hello My Name is KARHUPOIKKAcoz why not?
Nukkumasa 10th April, 2014 1:54pm
Hello My Name is TARMO or SAMPO :PBoth are Finnish male names. Tarmo means vigour in Finnish and is also a Finnish sea buckthorn cultivar.In Finnish mythology Sampo is also a magical artifact that brought good fortune to its holder. In Kalevala it made flour, salt, and gold out of thin air...
BEER! 10th April, 2014 1:54pm
Jussi 10th April, 2014 1:53pm
Hello, my name is Kauko.
Suut makiaks. 10th April, 2014 1:52pm
Putous is very popular entertainment program in Finland and Marja Tyrni won the competition a character sketch in this program.
jpwarg 10th April, 2014 1:51pm
Hukka (synonym to wolf in finnish)
carlos 10th April, 2014 1:47pm
Hello, My Name Is Veikko! Veikko is a traditional Finnish name and fits perfectly for beer brewed with attitude and humor.
Ipana 10th April, 2014 1:47pm
Hello, my name is Tyrnikki
Martti 10th April, 2014 1:43pm
Urho Kaleva or UKK for the legendary Kekkonen!
Hehe 10th April, 2014 1:43pm
Hello my name is Pirkka IIIFamous finnish king of beers from the ancient times. Known for the colour blue.
JJ_2 10th April, 2014 1:40pm
Hello my name is... Beer from Estonia....because of the recent news about alcohol laws and customs
Kimmo 10th April, 2014 1:39pm
My name is Kimmo - the actual guy mentioned by Aki up there (Kimmo Wilska). Just to let you know I would be quite flattered to actually have a beer named after me.
Jamie 10th April, 2014 1:34pm
Hello my name is Kaisa
kikko 10th April, 2014 1:33pm
Hello my name is ministeri Huovinen.Minister Huovinen wants beer to be sold only from state-controlled alcohol stores.
Pk 10th April, 2014 1:33pm
Hello my name is Pekko! Ofc!
Terttu 10th April, 2014 1:31pm
Hello my name is Marja Tyrni, definitely. http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marja_TyrniBerry means marja and sea buckthorn means tyrni in Finnish
synch 10th April, 2014 1:30pm
Take into consideration that a Finnish brewery/restaurant chain Teerenpeli has beers with a combination of adjective and a Finnish first name (one of these: Pekka, Jaakko, Leevi, Veikko, Heikki, Santtu, Reino, Matti, Paavo). Youll find the list here:http://teerenpeli.com/Fi/PanimoTislaamo/Panimo/Tuotteet/Oluet.aspxIm not saying you cannot use the same names, but just that you know when deciding.
Heka 10th April, 2014 1:29pm
Pekko. Not (only) after a god but infamous comedy character Pekko http://www.telvis.fi/images/filmiopas/titles/63/63408.jpg
Ari Palo 10th April, 2014 1:28pm
The one and only: Kekkonen. Our greatest leader from the past: Urho Kaleva Kekkonen.Seriously, look at him:http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mbklcoUGul1rizksio1_1280.jpgI say, theres a brand face!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urho_Kekkonen
Simo 10th April, 2014 1:27pm
Hello My Name Is Simo,because my name is Simo, and Im pretty awesome guy!
BK 10th April, 2014 1:27pm
Marjatta 10th April, 2014 1:26pm
Hello my name is... Marjatta
Martti 10th April, 2014 1:25pm
Red 10th April, 2014 1:24pm
Hello my name is Jussi. Might just be the most traditional of finnish first names, also its a nickname for the hugely beer infested midsummer celebration here (juhannus aka jussi)
Tuukka, Finland 10th April, 2014 1:24pm
Hello my name is Kirpee! Kirpee = TartWhat could honestly be more suitable for IPA?
Dude 10th April, 2014 1:23pm
Hello my name is... Joona
Delfina 10th April, 2014 1:22pm
Hello, my name is Lars.
Matias 10th April, 2014 1:22pm
Hello my name is MakuMaku is Finnish for taste
ooK 10th April, 2014 1:21pm
Jyrki! (In the vein of Vladimir, he is an unlikable politician.)
Juti 10th April, 2014 1:19pm
Kekkonen 10th April, 2014 1:19pm
Hello my name is Kekkonen. The Legend. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urho_Kekkonen
Pekka P. 10th April, 2014 1:18pm
Hello My Name is... Pekka!A common name that closely relates to the less common Pekko, the god of agriculture and beer.
Anni 10th April, 2014 1:18pm
Jorma - Its a common mans name in the 50-60s and also If a man has a big penis it might be called Jorma 😊
Oiva 10th April, 2014 1:17pm
Seppo 10th April, 2014 1:15pm
Hello my name is.. Seppo(A great finnish male name that has origins in Kalevala, the national book of Finland, and means a blacksmith.)
Toni H. 10th April, 2014 1:15pm
Tarja or maybe Halonen after the former president.
juha 10th April, 2014 1:11pm
Juho 10th April, 2014 1:10pm
PENTTI - a very Finnish first name with a hint of pint.
Janski 10th April, 2014 1:10pm
Hello My Name Is...Urho
Wihtis 10th April, 2014 1:10pm
Pekko !
S 10th April, 2014 1:09pm
Hello my name is Sampohttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SampoBecause everything good comes from Brewdog.
MikkoMikkoMikko 10th April, 2014 1:08pm
kumikeijo 10th April, 2014 1:04pm
Hello my name is Susanna. Dedicated to our Minister of Health and Social Services, Susanna Huovinen. She wants shops in Finland to stop selling beer. She is evil.
Oswaldo 10th April, 2014 1:03pm
Kullervo or Joukahainen
Oswaldo 10th April, 2014 1:03pm
One Eyed Cyclops 10th April, 2014 1:03pm
Ukko, Pekka or Kekkonen.
Dagen Efter 10th April, 2014 1:01pm
Has to be Saana, the most beautiful fell in Finland. Also used as a womans name, though not a very common one. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saana
LRZ 10th April, 2014 12:59pm
As mentioned above Hello, my name is Marja would be great. As with the names of the Nordic countries, also Marja is a womens name. It also means berry.
Metsuri 10th April, 2014 12:58pm
Iivana Julma 10th April, 2014 12:58pm
Hahhhah, the best suggestion by far is of course a blunt and simple Hello.. No nonsense name for a no nonsense beer.
Truth 10th April, 2014 12:57pm
Hello my name is ... Spede.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spede_Pasanenhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOu_On_6vMY I need beer
Finn 10th April, 2014 12:56pm
There are many names and words that deserve to be mentioned here, but if you really want to find one word that describes us Finns and combines the essential character of our most famous people, the word would be SISU!Individuals suchs as Mannerheim, Ryti, Ehrnrooth and nowadays our sport athletes around the globe have all the same attribute; Sisu, the gut and courage to do things that others (mainly Swedes) can only dream about :)
Bullas 10th April, 2014 12:56pm
Vihannes 10th April, 2014 12:55pm
My name is.. SpedeLegendary finnish tv and movie person: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOu_On_6vMY
Wilkman 10th April, 2014 12:55pm
Id vote for Marja as well, fits a berry infused beer just right.
JormaAllTheWay 10th April, 2014 12:55pm
If you really think about it, there is only one valid option.#HelloMyNameIsJorma
Badger 10th April, 2014 12:54pm
Putous. 10th April, 2014 12:53pm
Marja Tyrni. She is a character sketch from Finland. Marja means berry and Tyrni means bucthorn in Finnish.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEYU4vBLSxE
Salmari 10th April, 2014 12:53pm
Hello my name is... Salama! As like all the best Finnish hockey-player Teemu Selänne nickname Finnish flash
Miksu 10th April, 2014 12:53pm
Marja Tyrni
insanekat 10th April, 2014 12:51pm
I like the Pekka option.Or otherwise why not Sisu!?http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisu
Heksa 10th April, 2014 12:51pm
Hello my name is Jari. After famous finnish football player Jari Litmanen. Also known as the King Jari.
Jarppa 10th April, 2014 12:50pm
Hello my name is Perkele. Hello my name is Maija. Hello my name is Jussi.
Nykanen 10th April, 2014 12:50pm
staph! 10th April, 2014 12:49pm
Perkele must be the most finnish word
K 10th April, 2014 12:49pm
Urho! (As in president Kekkonen or a brave person.)
Don P 10th April, 2014 12:49pm
My Name is Timo after the great rally driver Timo Makinen. Im sure that would resonate with a Finnish audience
Heki 10th April, 2014 12:47pm
As the finns are known for their timidness and the fact that in general they just dont like to speak why not: Hello my name is... ...
mikapetteri 10th April, 2014 12:47pm
...RAKKI. Not the nicest finnish word for a dog.
For all that is holy 10th April, 2014 12:46pm
Perkele. Must be Perkele.
Slikki 10th April, 2014 12:45pm
rwebster 10th April, 2014 12:44pm
Hello My Name is Jarppi.Finnish - checkBit of a cult icon/ Punk - checkMinus a thumb after wrestling a polar bear - checkWhat more could you wish for...
Pug 10th April, 2014 12:44pm
Definitely Pihla!
Bergson 10th April, 2014 12:39pm
My name is Slim Shaddy
neotic 10th April, 2014 12:38pm
ylijumala 10th April, 2014 12:37pm
Ukko has been popping up here a few times and to be honest that would be a good name.
Zem 10th April, 2014 12:37pm
Timo Soini! Leader of true finns party, overweight homophobic icon of all the jerks. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finns_Party#Timo_Soini
Gloriana 10th April, 2014 12:35pm
Hello my name is Kukka =flower
crestfall 10th April, 2014 12:35pm
Definitely Tarja (former president of Finland), like some have already said before. After all, her hair is exactly the same color as buckthorn!
Perkele 10th April, 2014 12:32pm
Ukko 10th April, 2014 12:31pm
Sonorously naming the beer Ukko is an exhilaratingly Finnish proposition! Will gladly give all of my votes for that one!
triple IPA 10th April, 2014 12:30pm
Sari :)
mtd 10th April, 2014 12:30pm
Osmotar after the beer brewing goddess in Kalevala (Finnish folklore). A female name would also be in line with the other Nordic Hello, my name is... beers.
james ainsworth 10th April, 2014 12:28pm
Hello My Name is Lordi in tribute to the beast that punked Eurovision
V.T. Umut 10th April, 2014 12:26pm
Pekka with this picturehttp://mesikammen.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/kullannuppu.jpg
winterwar 10th April, 2014 12:26pm
hello my name is sisu http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisu
Ottar 10th April, 2014 12:25pm
Pekka. Pekka is the main person in almost all Norwegian jokes on Finnish people ;-)
ML 10th April, 2014 12:25pm
Hello My Name Is...KeijoSea Buckthorn = Tyrni
baba 10th April, 2014 12:25pm
poisoni 10th April, 2014 12:24pm
Hello my name is Pekka
leuka 10th April, 2014 12:23pm
Hello My Name Is Tauski
Micael Klefberg 10th April, 2014 12:23pm
Hello My Name Is... 10th April, 2014 12:22pm
Katainen, the soon to be ex-prime minister of Finland, who has quite a tarnished reputation at the moment.
h 10th April, 2014 12:22pm
Marja - very common Finnish female name and has literal meaning berry
Dige 10th April, 2014 12:22pm
Monty 10th April, 2014 12:21pm
Hello My Name Is Tiina Lillak. On a beer note, she trumped Whitbread when it mattered! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo_Vu1ZenYU
Hello, My name is 10th April, 2014 12:18pm
beersiveknown 10th April, 2014 12:16pm
Zouppen 10th April, 2014 12:14pm
How about tyrni which is sea-buckthorn in Finnish?
jarsso 10th April, 2014 12:13pm
Hello my name is Pihla.
Jano 10th April, 2014 12:12pm
Hello My Name is .... Lortto, the Finnish goddess of love.
Jaakko 10th April, 2014 12:12pm
EgoistHedonist 10th April, 2014 12:09pm
Theres no better name than Pekko, the god of beer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peko
Aleksi 10th April, 2014 12:06pm
Hello My Name Is Urho in memory of our longest standing president and mid-to-late 20th century overlord, Urho Kekkonen.The added bonus is that the name Urho translates roughly into Brave Person in English. Beer for the Brave, the Brave Finns!
Aki 10th April, 2014 12:05pm
It has to be Hello My Name Is... Kimmo.Kimmo Wilska is an English-speaking Finnish newscaster. He worked at YLE from 1985 until 2010 in YLEs morning broadcast, and read the English-language news on YLE News.On 13 August 2010, Wilska was fired after pretending to be caught drinking beer on camera following an alcohol-related news story. The stunt was too much for YLE, and Wilska was immediately fired. Wilska is known to have previously finished the 2009 Christmas newscast wearing a Santa Claus hat. Wilska received much support from viewers after the incident, and the clip of the gag became an Internet meme amongst Finnish YouTube users.
JesseJay 10th April, 2014 12:04pm
It just has to be Ukko.http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukko
Nikke 10th April, 2014 12:02pm
One more vote for Pekko, the god for crops and beer. Alternatively Ukko, the high god in Finnish mythology.
Manuela 10th April, 2014 12:00pm
Hello My Name is Marja (which also means berry in Finnish) :)Whatever the name: we cant wait to taste it!
tyrnimarja 10th April, 2014 11:58am
Hello my name is Hermanni!
TO RIL LA 10th April, 2014 11:55am
Hello, my name is GranlundDefinitely Granlund.TORILLA TAVATAAN.
322 10th April, 2014 11:55am
Hello, my name is Pekka! Obviously :)
AAC 10th April, 2014 11:54am
Hello my name is Pekko. Pekko is the ancient god of beer in Finland.
Jyrsae 10th April, 2014 11:54am
As Finns are notorious for their quietness and dislike for small talk Id just call the beer Hello.
elventhor 10th April, 2014 11:53am
Fan 10th April, 2014 11:53am
It should be Lalli.See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lalli
martin.davies3@hotmail.co.uk 10th April, 2014 11:52am
Sticking the the ban on gay marriage theme, theres always Krista Siegfrids who decided to air a live lesbian kiss in protest on Eurovision 2013! www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2326423/Eurovision-2013-Finnish-entrant-Krista-Siegfrids-stokes-controversy-stage-kiss-lesbian-wedding.html
FINN 10th April, 2014 11:49am
pyllis 10th April, 2014 11:47am
Hello my name is Pekka!
Jonne 10th April, 2014 11:46am
Hello my name is Kalja
Tyrnava 10th April, 2014 11:43am
Hello, my name is Joulupukki (Finnish for Santa Claus)
jussi 10th April, 2014 11:40am
How about Aino, from the Finnish national epichttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aino_%28mythology%29
It has to be 10th April, 2014 11:40am
Kekkonen. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urho_Kekkonen
Sneakybutcher 10th April, 2014 11:39am
Hows about Hello My name is Meri-MarjatHoping Google Translate is spot on but it translates as Sea-berries - simples
pekka88 10th April, 2014 11:38am
johncolemanuk 10th April, 2014 11:30am
It has to be Hello My Name is LordiHow can anyone forget their epic Eurovision Song Contest win in 2006 with the song Hard Rock HallelujahHeres a YouTube clip to re-live that epic moment http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAh9NRGNhUUBrewDog often go against the grain and conformity and this epic 2006 Eurovision win from Finland was also just that! :)
Finski 10th April, 2014 11:27am
Hello My Name is Pekka!
Vilma 10th April, 2014 11:23am
Tarja, as per the first Finnish female president. Or as suggested, Marja, first name also meaning berry. Or Marja-Terttu, a bunch of berries :)
Kekkonen 10th April, 2014 11:16am
Hello my name is Hermanni
ikkuvaljo 10th April, 2014 11:14am
Hello, my name is Kekkonen, no doubt about it.
Antti 10th April, 2014 11:13am
You should have brewed the Finnish version without any berries and named it Hello My Name is Marjatta. Marjatta doubles as a common female name and a word meaning without berries in Finnish.
humppis 10th April, 2014 11:13am
HermanniHello my name is.. Hermanni
Finman 10th April, 2014 11:11am
Of course the name should be Hello my name is... PERKELE!.
Eeko 10th April, 2014 11:11am
Hello, my name is C.G.E!!! Obviously.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gustaf_Emil_Mannerheim
Linus H 10th April, 2014 11:09am
Cobaines 10th April, 2014 11:08am
Hello My Name Is...Jarppi, Jukka or Jarno. The Dudesons.
Ian S. 10th April, 2014 11:07am
Theres only one Finn you could name it after. Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins!
Elena, London 10th April, 2014 11:06am
What is sea buckthorn?!
FINLAND NEEDS A BAR! 10th April, 2014 11:04am
This better be on tap at the launch! ;)