Taste the Saga – Beer Tasting Journey

All year Daily About 2 hours Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik VERY_EASY

Tour description
€60 per person

Take a tour of Olgerdin brewery, learn about the culture and history of Icelandic brewing and taste a great selection of beers from the award winning craft brewery, Borg Brugghus.

Visiting á country where beer was only legalised in March 1989 it is interesting to visit one of the oldest breweries, Olgerdin. Ölgerðin, Iceland’s oldest brewery, invites you on a unique journey over the ages. Tantalize your taste buds, experience the quirkiness of Iceland and enjoy stories of the drinking culture past and present.

Learn about mead, which the Vikings brewed, taste the beer substitute which Icelanders drank during prohibition and try a shot of Brennivín, produced in our very own distillery. A fun evening for every beer appasionato.

Tour highlights

  • Learn about Iceland´s unique drinking culture and history
  • Taste ambitious beers and delicious Icelandic beverages


  • Pick up from your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Beer tasting.

Did you know?

In a 1908 referendum 60,1% of all voters approved a complete ban on alcohol. The ban was lifted in 1933 but beer stronger than 2,25 was only legalised in March 1989. March 1. is celebrated as Beer Day in Iceland.

Good to know

Pick up from hotels / guesthouses starts up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.

This tour is intended for those of legal drinking age, which is 20 in Iceland.