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A century ago, Iceland banned all alcoholic drinks. Within a decade, red wine had been legalised, followed by spirits in the 1930s. But full-strength beer remained off-limits until 1 March 1989. When full prohibition became law 100 years ago, alcohol in general was frowned upon, and beer was especially out of favour – for political reasons.
If you are visiting Reykjavík Iceland for the first time then we recommend you try our famous Icelandic beer platter. For only 2.800 ISK you get a taste of the best Icelandic beers we have on draught and a shot of Brennivín icelandic schnapps aka Black Death.