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Sample Icelandic beer at Kex DrinxReykjavik, Iceland

Iceland braved a beer ban until 1989, but boy oh boy, have they made up for it in the years since. The cool, vintage-styled Kex Drinx, tucked away in a former biscuit factory in downtown Reykjavik, is the place to go for frosty pints of local beer. Find your inner Rocky and get a good ol’ workout with the boxing bag, browse a wine crate stacked with well-loved books, or go for some Jack Daniel’s in a serving of chocolate mousse.

The bar is part of a hostel right by the sea, so you won’t have far to travel if you down a few too many brews to brave the outside chill. And don’t let the hostel part put you off – locals drink here too. Besides, any backpacker who has travelled this far is sure to have a bevy of tales to tell.

In case you hadn’t heard, alcohol in Iceland is expensive… We hope you think this delicious craft beer is worth the price tag.

Kex Drinx
kexhostel.is

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Tags: beer, hostel, iceland, nightlife, reykjavik

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