The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Iceland

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Iceland. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2826100
2Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay4701100
3To Øl Dangerously Close to StupidTo Øl51399
4Borg Garún Icelandic Stout Nr. 19Borg Brugghús29898
5Warpigs Opposite OptimistWarpigs Brewpub4496
6Brekeriet / Jester King / Local Option Local KingBrekeriet3696
7Borg Surtur Nr. 47Borg Brugghús4696
8La Trappe TripelLa Trappe Trappist - Abdij O.L.V. Koningshoeven (Bavaria)172093
9Borg Giljagaur Nr. 14Borg Brugghús5391
10Borg Surtur Nr. 8.6Borg Brugghús2990
11Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter Einstök Ölgerð78289
12Gæðingur Tumi Humall IPAGæðingur Brugghús10088
13Einstök Icelandic Winter AleEinstök Ölgerð5487
14Founders DKMLFounders Brewing Company35885
15Einstök Icelandic Wee HeavyEinstök Ölgerð16884
16Borg / Cigar City Aycayia Nr. C4Borg Brugghús2384
17Borg Úlfur India Pale Ale Nr. 3Borg Brugghús17480
18Gæðingur Stout Gæðingur Brugghús12180
19Gæðingur / Evil Twin / Two Roads Skyrgosi Gæðingur Brugghús1275
20Bruggsmidjan Kaldi IPABruggsmidjan Kaldi1674
21Viking Íslenskur Úrvals StoutViking Ölgerd10474
22Einstök Icelandic DoppelbockEinstök Ölgerð31571
23BrewDog Nine to Five WizardBrewDog17170
24BrewDog Make Earth Great AgainBrewDog13769
25Gæðingur Pale AleGæðingur Brugghús9167


1Borg Surtur 8.8Borg Brugghús998
2Borg Surtur Nr. 38Borg Brugghús4298
3Ölvisholt LavaÖlvisholt Brugghús62498
4Borg Garún Icelandic Stout Nr. 19Borg Brugghús29898
5Borg Surtur Nr. 30Borg Brugghús11198
6Borg Surtur Nr. 47Borg Brugghús4696
7Borg Garún Icelandic Stout Nr. 19.1Borg Brugghús9794
8Borg Surtur Nr. 8.2Borg Brugghús1093
9Borg Úlfur Úlfur Double IPA Nr. 17Borg Brugghús10193
10Borg Giljagaur Nr. 14Borg Brugghús5391
11Borg Surtur Nr. 8.4Borg Brugghús990
12Borg Surtur Nr. 8.6Borg Brugghús2990
13Borg Surtur Nr. 8.5Borg Brugghús989
14Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter Einstök Ölgerð78289
15Ölvisholt Röðull India Pale AleÖlvisholt Brugghús3488
16Gæðingur Tumi Humall IPAGæðingur Brugghús10088
17Einstök Icelandic Winter AleEinstök Ölgerð5487
18Einstök Icelandic Wee HeavyEinstök Ölgerð16884
19Ölvisholt Ship-O-Hoj Hoppy Wheat BeerÖlvisholt Brugghús1084
20Borg / Cigar City Aycayia Nr. C4Borg Brugghús2384
21Borg Myrkvi Nr. 13Borg Brugghús15880
22Borg Úlfur India Pale Ale Nr. 3Borg Brugghús17480
23Gæðingur Stout Gæðingur Brugghús12180
24Gæðingur BarleywineGæðingur Brugghús976
25Borg Júdas Nr. 16.1Borg Brugghús5875

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
The Icelandic Beercenter - Bjórsetur Íslands
Hólar () +354 8944771
Mikkeller & Friends Reykjavík
Reykjavík () 354 437 0203
Micro Bar and Bed
Sauðárkrókur () 4673133
Micro Bar
Reykjavík () 865 8389
Skúli Craft Bar
Reykjavík () 519 6455