Most people who visit Iceland never want to miss this drink. Apart from water, it is the best way to experience Iceland for everything it represents. Reyka Vodka is handmade and is produced from the water derived from the lava field. It contains 40% alcohol and loaded with pure energy derived from the volcanoes. Reyka Vodka has won many international awards in the wine and spirits section, making it one of the most successful brands in and outside of Iceland. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Brennivín, also known as Black Death, is considered by many people as Iceland’s signature distilled beverage. It is fermented from potato mash and flavored with a Biennial plant called caraway. Icelanders have been drinking it since the 17th century when Danish merchants started importing it into the country. You’re better off drinking it just like the Icelandic people by taking it directly or with Coca-Cola. The most refined way to drink the alcohol is by sipping it chilled in a small glass shot. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Icelanders also drink beer like everyone else, and one of the most popular in the country is Viking Gold. Interestingly, Viking Gold was illegal in Iceland until the 1980s. Today, it is so popular you can find it in 90% of all the bars and restaurants in Iceland. Viking Gold has won many awards over the years for being a quality drink that has many cultural uses in Iceland. You should be careful when drinking because it’s a strong beer that can easily make you tipsy. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
People have always tried to go around rules and regulations to get what they want, which is how Bjórlíki can be described. During the alcohol prohibition period in Iceland, people came up with an idea. They took the legal Pilsner beer and mixed it with Vodka to produce Bjórlíki, thereby creating a unique drink that many people have come to love. If you find yourself in the countryside of Iceland, you’re most likely going to be introduced to this drink by the locals, and you should try it. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
One of the local drink options you’ll find when you visit Iceland is the Opal. When you go to restaurants and bars, there are different versions of it all, offering you a unique experience you’ll never forget. It’s very popular in Iceland because there is a popular candy with the same name. Children love to take the candy, but once they outgrow candy, they switch to the drink version. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Fjallagrasa Moss Schnapps
Medicinal alcoholic drinks are very popular, and Fjallagrasa Moss Schnapps is one of the best of them all. The drink is made by soaking ocean moss, and the product is what many drink for pleasure and also for medicinal purposes, especially for people who have a cough. Also, it doesn’t have any artificial ingredients.