When it comes to drinks, Estonia has loads to offer with an emerging craft beer scene, specialist cocktails, and the lesser-known secret of Estonian wine.
If you're in Tallinn and you want to end the day with an intimate atmosphere and great-tasting cocktails, then you're spoiled for choice. You can stop by Botaanik Bar and see the menu of plant-based drinks with ingredients like basil, thyme, peppermint, wild carrot, Iceland moss, and wild strawberry as well as herbal liquor. The cocktail bar Whisper Sister has the ambiance of a 1920s speak-easy coupled with an ever-changing menu.
For those who are more interested in beer, experience the range of breweries. Põhjala is a craft brewery in Tallinn that produces and serves a dozen beers made in-house, often showcasing local Estonian ingredients.
Anyone interested in cider with find places like Jaanihanso Cider House a paradise for the palate. If you want to see the cider-making process up close, try a tour and tasting at Siidrikoda where you can see traditional cider production, as well as several wines.
On that note, take a chance to see the traditions of Estonian wine. Due to the landscape and climate, Estonian wine isn't made from grapes, but from berries and other ingredients, with Northern Estonia being the centre of Estonian winemaking. In the region you can try rhubarb wine at Allikukivi Winery, or fruit-based wine at Mamm&Frukt.