Iceland > Reykjavík
Beer Available At Micro Bar (arranged by most recent)
Franziskaner Hefe-Weissbier / Weissbier Naturtrub 94, Hoegaarden 89, Ölvisholt SIF 46, Steðji Special Hop IPA , Gæðingur Smoked Imperial Stout , Bruggsmidjan Kaldi IPA , Ölvisholt Lava 98, Gæðingur MIB , Gæðingur Stout 84, Gæðingur Tumi Humall IPA 91, Gæðingur Gestir (Saison Brett) , Gæðingur Hveiti 25, Gæðingur Saga Fest , Gæðingur Barleywine , Gæðingur Gestir (Hoppy Red Ale) , Steðji Hvalur 2 Þorrabjór 34, Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt 100
BeerandBlues2 (846) San Diego, California | March 9, 2015
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Micro Bar is the ground level bar for one of the city’s finer hotels and offers entrances from two streets. The bar area is small yet boasts on of Reykjavik’s largest and most diverse beer selections, if not the largest. The staff is friendly and attentive and even included a local brewer on one of our visits moonlighting as a bar tender. This is a must visit in town.
Frillenbrau (3) , Iceland | March 4, 2015
92 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
The first Micro brewery bar in Iceland. Very good selection both on tap and bottle. Only place in Iceland where you can get a wide selection of local brewery North Icelandic micro brewery Gædingur. Staff very informative. A must see for beer enthusiasts.
Travlr (2117) Washington, Washington DC | March 2, 2015
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Small place, full but not overly crowded when we visited on National Beer Day. At least four brewers from three countries were at the bar drinking, not including the barman who is one of the owners/brewers of Gæðingur. Ten or so beers on tap, and a very large bottle list. They had the mysterious beer with whale testicles smoked over a sheep shit fire, which was one of the best whale testicle beers I’ve ever had. Good vibe. Attached to the City Center Hotel, so you can enter from either side. Well worth a stop.
Nejhleader (85) Lemoyne, Pennsylvania | September 23, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 18/20
If you like beer and are in Reykjavik then you need to stop at the micro bar. Great little place, and has a lot of rare brews. Just be prepared to open your wallet, I’m pretty sure I saw a few on the board that were $50. Probably the best selection in Iceland thought.
Imaena (50) Maputo, Mozambique | September 20, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 1/10 OVERALL 13/20
This bar has the best selection in Iceland I encountered. A good menu of local and exotic brews. This place is small and the line can get long. Oh...that bottle of speedway stout $45+. Brace yourself for Icelandic brew prices. The off liscence is a few doors down. Hit that early so you have a night cap.
visionthing (416) Oslo, Norway | September 17, 2014
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
Kind of minimalistic and a bit sterile bar. Great selection of microbrew, but not the best selection of Icelandic brews. A bit disappointing for me that the selection of Danish micros was better than Islandic. Still a fairly nice selection, but no Borg available here. Nice and friendly service. Both times I visited most of the guest seemed to be tourist, atmosphere was okay, but nothing special.
SaintMatty (302) Uppsala, Sweden | September 9, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
A fantastic bar with a great selection of beers, with Icelandic micros being well represented. The bar is not the most spacious so it can fill up quite quickly but it seems to get quieter later on in the evenings. Located near the lobby of a hotel, it’s probably the best hotel bar you’re likely to encounter.
Owl83 (48) Athens, Greece | August 27, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Its one of the few places you can enjoy real craft beer in Reykjavik.Local beers on tap and nice selection of international bottled ones.The only disappointing is that its too small(its actually in the back of a Hotels entrance)and that its expensive,but its a must visit when you re in town.
tricksta_p (133) Steenwijk, Netherlands | August 17, 2014| Updated August 24, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Small place as part of a Reykjavik hotel. Rather modern look, but it has quiet moments when it’s crazy crowded in some of the more tourist-oriented bars. Bartender was helpful in recommending some local brews. Had a couple of nice Gaedingur here. Good selection of mostly Icelandic craft beers. Prices are high, but that’s Iceland for you.
Oakes (769) Vancouver, British Columbia | August 7, 2014
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Review from 2013, wherein they had a few Icelandic micros, which was why I wanted to go there. That was cool. All foreigners in the place, mostly American. Worth the stop - there isn’t really a destination beer hunting place in Iceland so this should be included on your circuit.
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