In 1924, the city of Reykjavik banned keeping dogs as pets. Pooches aren’t illegal in Reykjavik anymore (provided owners get a permit and abide by strict residency, microchipping, vaccination, worming, and leash laws), but the effect of dog-free decades persists to this day.
Prohibition in Iceland went into effect in 1915 and lasted, to some extent, until 1 March 1989 (since celebrated as “Beer Day”). The ban had originally prohibited all alcohol , but from 1922 legalized wine and in 1935 legalized all alcoholic beverages except beer with more than 2.25% alcohol content.
Viking Drinks Like all meads , Viking mead was made from honey. The beer was ale made from barley, with hops sometimes being added for flavor. The only other alcoholic beverage the Vikings made themselves was fruit wine, which came from the various fruits that grew in their homelands.
5 Things You Need To Know About: Einstök Beer It’s pronounced “ān-stůk” And means “unique” in Icelandic. All vegan, no GMOs. The water in Iceland (out of a tap) is purer than any bottled waters. And this is used in the beer. Beer was illegal in Iceland until 1989. The master brewer has a degree in beer!