Faroe Islands > Tórshavn
Beer Available At Rúsdrekkasřla Landsins (Rúsan) (arranged by most recent)
Meilby (100) Kristiansand, Norway | July 1, 2014
46 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 7/20
They have a decent selection of beers produced on the Faroe Islands but I kind of expected more since this is a monopoly. The rest of the selection were rather sad. The big macros, a couple of belgians plus a couple of beers from fullers and mikkeller was about it. And annoyingly most of the local beers are sold i sixpacks or bigger.
Tim Webb (271) Bristol, England | August 23, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 11/20
In contrast to mainland Denmark, the Faroes follows the rest-of-Scandinavia model of state-run liquor stores, known as Rusan or the Monopol. These are the only places on islands to buy beer to take home. This being the most central, it has the potential to draw down from the full list of 75-80 beers, including most if not all of the local brews from Okkara and Föroya, plus imports that now run to Rochefort and Chimay plus a few unusual Brits. It is nudging forward slowly but still has no Danish craft beers, amazingly.
mzaar (50) Varberg, Sweden | September 14, 2012
42 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 7/20
A great variety of Faroe beers, but they have the idea that you have to buy a case of beers, and not single bottles. As long as they are Faroe beers, imported you can buy one at at time.
Sigmund (169) Tau, Norway | July 1, 2011| Updated July 6, 2011
44 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 8/20
Well, this is the Faroes, so don’t expect much of a selection. The most annoying thing is that most Faroese beers are sold only in sixpacks. A few foreign beers are sold in singles. Hell, people go to the Faroes to enjoy the beautiful scenery - it is not a beery destination! Still, Rúsan has just enough drinkable beers to keep you from dying of thirst.
ZiGGyMaidEN (4) Tórshavn, Faroe Islands | November 28, 2009
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
faroeviking (130) , Faroe Islands | February 21, 2007| Updated September 27, 2007
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
In the Faroe Islands the only place to get beer stronger than low alc. beers (plus wine and liquor) in off-tade is at the goverment owned stores, just like in Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland. Nice store with a good selection of beers from the Faroes, quite some macro and a few micro beers from Denmark, some Icelandic and a selection of the typical international beers like Guinness, Tiger, Murphys, Leffe, Heineken etc.
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