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  2. Capital Region of Iceland
  3. Reykjavik

Reykjavik: Eimverk Distillery Tour with Tasting

Product ID: 228187
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Visit Eimverk Distillery and sample a selection of Icelandic spirits. Learn about the processes involved in creating Icelandic spirits from Icelandic barley as well as tasting Flóki Iceland's first and only whiskey, Vor Premium Gin, and Víti Brennivín.
About this activity
Duration: 75 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Icelandic
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste Iceland's first and only Whiskey Flóki, as well as Vor the premium pot distilled Gin and Víti the old style Icelandic Brennivín
  • Learn about the short but admirable history of Icelandic spirit making and native botanical hand crafting
  • Walk through the distillery and be inspired by the creation of premium spirits from 100% Icelandic barley
  • Enjoy a cozy personal tasting session with other curious travelers
Full description
The tour begins with an introduction to the distillery and a welcome drink. Following the introduction, listen to your guide reflect upon the history of whiskey in Iceland and how it came to be produced at Eimverk distillery. Guests are encouraged to participate with questions, so don’t be afraid to interact if there’s something you want to know.

After you’ve learned a bit about the history of the distillery, it’s time for the tasting to start. As you go through the products, your guide will explain and reminisce everything from the initial thought process to the current state of development of Eimverk’s spirits.

When the first half of the tasting is over, head towards the distillery’s production facility. Learn about the steps of the process right from the beginning of the barley harvesting, to the delicious glass of liquor at the end. Take some photos of the fascinating production area, and then head back to the tasting room for the second half of the sampling. As you taste the spirits, listen to your guide share interesting stories and explanations about the drinks, and mingle with the other guests on the tour.
Includes
  • Guided tour through the facility and tastings of Eimverk's products
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years

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Meeting point

Directions to Eimverk Distillery: Lyngás 13, 210 Garðabær, Iceland. Eimverk Distillery on Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/LDGLGuTKaV62 If you are taking a cab we recommend the Hreyfill Taxi App. Download the Hreyfill Taxi App here: http://www.hreyfill.is/en/download-taxi-hreyfill-app/ If you are taking the bus then you should take the nr. 1 bus from downtown Reykjavík to Ásgarður and then you need to walk for 8 minutes. Here are walking direction from the bus stop: https://goo.gl/maps/B3wcR7c9xo12

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Eimverk Distillery

Product ID: 228187