Meet the Kyrö people
Over the years Kyrö has grown to a world known distillery. Five guys with a dream turned into a supersized family. Get to know the Kyrö people.
Mikko is an ok guy who takes care of the brand while taking over Berlin. Has lots of hobbies, facial hair and ideas.
Before becoming the head distiller for a Finnish whisky distillery, this (crazy) scientist was developing biofuels and brewing beer.
Sheep farmer and distillery bar manager who keeps leaving his keys in places he forgets about.
Dreams about growing potatoes but for now she´s the heart (and the soul) of the restaurant. Responsible for distillery events. Never says no to a glass of white wine.
Grandma's pancakes with real butter and sugar and the joy of finding wild strawberries started the story. Our head chef makes taste journeys at Kyrö unforgettable.
Cooking, stewing and toasting in Kyrö kitchen this master chef remembers the trips she made as a kid to the beach and the sandwiches they ate after swimming. She still loves food. The very favourite dish? That would be entrecôte.
Foodie who chose candy over “promising” hockey career as a kid. In the Kyrö kitchen Joonas makes all kinds of tasty things, at home he experiments with gluten-free ideas.
When she´s not hosting distillery tours, she enjoys Hogwarts spiced with magical tattoo ideas and ice cream bowls.
The never ending smile left Isokyrö just to come back with more stories to tell. Makes the tours and drinks tasty.
Kristiina works behind the bar. She believes fighting makes sense when you do it in Spanish and mornings are worth it when you can sleep.
When he’s not working, Hermanni is most likely playing or coaching American football. Besides hosting distillery guests he also teaches about travel industry (you are truly in good hands during your visit).
Every tour she hosts, the safety is guaranteed. Mainly because she's a paramedic.
From running barefoot in Kilimanjaro to run tours around rye distillery in Isokyrö. The only one of us who can tell the story of Kyrö in Estonian.
Tour host got very excited about Disney+ coming to Finland. Loves sushi, iced coffee and her cat.
Marketing & Sales
Head of the Brand Commercial Team is full of plans and has a laptop full of excels. Nothing gets you to her good graces quicker than a shared belly laugh accompanied by a classic whisky cocktail.
Marketing and managing the visitor center and when she’s not doing that she just keeps dancing. Reija loves to travel and loves her kiddo; the curious and open-minded little human being we could all learn from.
The one who loves to sleep late in the morning and dream about travels. Has a work related social media addiction, creates (good) content and handles all things digital.
Berlin superstar likes salt and Italy: together and separate. The third thing she'll gladly tell you about over good cocktails. When she’s not drinking she gets into a bottled water and new marketing ideas.
Collects data rather at the official office than at the home office. Besides solving digital problems and selling barrels builds furniture. Not necessarily fancy enough to have in your living room.
Busy with brand related stuff and happy when the sun is shining. Art director of the office and Kyröfest.
Our product manager could easily survive on a deserted island if there was Asian food and puppies running around.
Our marketing warehouse and customer service coordinator claims not to be a morning person but works like one. Uses every possible hour dreaming about a cottage by the ocean.
Spreads the rye in Germany and drives a Volvo. Also the one we like to send in the kitchen and see magic happen.
Russian market manager dreams about making dreams come true. Hasn't visited his favourite city yet but wishes to find Khinkali from there, too.
Baby mama is out of office.
Prefers whisky smoky and knows how to replace problems with solutions. Leads the whisky team with loads of love.
Besides whisky distilling and creating new drinks, masters Swedish dialect closest to ancient language and surely after meeting him, you'll know where he's from.
Surprisingly talkative introvert who says he can distill whisky and play bass at the same time but no one has seen that happen yet.
Our master of barrels is an introvert with social butterfly wings. Tommi enjoys nature and conversations: also with barrels. If he only had one wish, it would be to see his kids grow up to be happy and healthy. If he had another wish? He would buy a horse ranch for himself.
Besides barreling, loves London vibes and animals.
ABV (all but whisky) team
Gin blender who likes sauna, loves electronic music and laughs at really bad jokes. Better known as “the sauce guy”.
Former aircraft mechanic is a talent on the baseball field and in gin distilling.
Ásgeir Bergmann Pétursson
It’s weird his favourite city is Madrid due to good weather, great wines and amazing food. Yet he just moved to Isokyrö. Contract says Geiri does research and development. We think he’s also really good at making us all happy.
Bottling, logistics and production
In this case it takes one to tango and Jani is the one singing it while managing the Kyrö production.
Kyrö bottles would get lost in translation without our head of logistics team – the one with the Fernet-Branca coin.
Gardening enthusiast who keeps packing materials strictly in order and spices Isokyrö with her Swedish flavour.
Works in logistics and masters in casseroles. Loves animals when they are not spiders.
Dreams about having another Hanami picnic in Tokyo one day. In charge of sending the bottles out to the world. Fan of whisky, drinks it neat.
As a kid, this master of logistics and bottling used to drive around in a truck with her dad listening to Swedish hits. Nowadays loves to wake up early and admits her favourite drink is milk.
Office and finance
Financial director who comes down the hills freeriding. Loves mushrooming and art galleries.
Remembers more than is humanly possible even for a finance manager. Spends most of her free time renovating a 100-year-old house by the Kyrö river.
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