Taste the Saga (AH150)

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Taste the Saga

Come take a look at the brewery, dive into the drinking habits and experience the Icelandic spirit, all in this one entertaining stop at Ölgerðin, their new and stylish headquarters in Reykjavík. Our experienced host welcomes you with a smile and samples of our finest beverages. The tour lasts for 90 minutes and takes place in English every Friday and Saturday at 6pm.

Ölgerðin (e. The Brewery), Iceland’s oldest brewery invites you on a unique journey through the drinking saga. Taste the quirkiness of Iceland while listening to stories about the drinking culture as it once was in the past and is today.

What You Can Expect
Iceland's drinking history is quite quirky, to be honest. This is perhaps not surprising considering the majority of the Icelandic population still believes in elves... 
Our host will give you a lesson in history like you‘ve never experienced before. If you‘re a good student we might even reward you with a shot of Brennivín, the original Icelandic schnaps. 
You‘ll have a walking trip around the premises and most importantly get to taste award- winning products. The beverages are from our main brewery and also from Borg Brugghús, our craft brewery. 
Our beers have received multiple international recognition so you‘re definitely in for a treat! 
A Friendly Note: 

Keen students are kindly asked not to study the drinking material thoroughly prior to embarking on the tour. We reserve the right not to serve severely intoxicated guests. 
The tour is not appropriate for children as the legal drinking age in Iceland is 20 years and we are serving and enjoying alcoholic beverages. 
Tripadvisor reviews: 
“Very Fun and Informative Experience“- Fleur917
“When beer and history really do mix”- Bamb00zled
“Good to the Last Drop”- TravellingFinn23
“Worth Every Penny”- Playsmart
 “Amazing! A Must Do!”-Tracymegan333  
“Best Brewery tour ever!”- Lustred wine


  •  Complimentary pick up and drop off for hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik
  •  Professional travel guide
  •  Brewerey tour with English Guidance and Icelandic Beverages


  •  Food and drink other than stated in tour description

Please note

  •  Minimum: 4 passengers per tour
  •  The legal drinking age in Iceland is 20 years, those who have not reached the legal drinking age will not be served alcohol.

Itinerary details

Ölgerðin (e. The Brewery) 

This tour is avilable both as an add-on trip and as a stand-alone. 
The legal drinking age in Iceland is 20 years, those who have not reached the legal drinking age will not be served alcohol. 
Fridays and Saturdays, all year round


Bagrowski 5 stars

8/15/2016 12:52:06 PM

It was really great!!!

Sellars 5 stars

8/15/2016 12:52:31 PM

Everything happened just as it should have. The nice clean bus arrived early, the driver was friendly and very helpful with luggage. The drive to the airport was professional and felt very safe. then we arrived early. Perfect!

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