Skúli focuses on quality craft beers, both Icelandic and non-Icelandic. The 14 beers on draught, which change frequently, are written on a blackboard behind the bar. The selection of bottled beer is quite extensive, with more than 130 types. Skúli also has beer sampling trays and offer food pairings.
Skúli Craftbar, Aðalstræti 9, 101 Reykjavik, +354 519 6455
Here, the beer is brewed on-site with the beer being pumped straight from the brewery into your glass. Bryggjan also has an excellent restaurant with classic bistro dishes. Last but not least, Bryggjan also has a Beer School, where you can learn all about the beers available, how they’re made and what food they’re best paired with. If all that doesn’t impress you, they have a jazz night every Sunday!
Bryggjan Brugghús, Grandagarður 8, 101 Reykjavik, +354 456 4040
Brugghúsbarinn serves beer from the local Kaldi brewery, just outside of Akureyrí. Enjoy the cozy atmosphere in this establishment close to the source of the Iceland’s first microbrewery.
Brugghúsbarinn, Akursíða 2, 600 Akureyri, +354 659 4149
The Akureyri bar has a wide selection of local beer, including Kaldi, and whiskey from all over the world.
R5 Beer Lounge, Ráðhústorg 5, 600 Akureyri, +354 462 1400
Slippurinn (The Ship Yard) is a family-run eatery located in a former machine workshop by the harbor in the Westman Islands. The eatery offers a beautiful view of Heimaklettur, the island’s landmark mountain. Enjoy local food and pair it with local beer on draught – the only place to get craft beer on the island.
Slippurinn, Strandvegur, Vestmannaeyjarbæ, +354 481 1515