“The brewery was one of many that had to send an emergency supply of beers to bars in Reykjavík.”
According to the DailyMail U.S. soldiers drank pubs and bars in Reykjavik, Iceland dry in a single weekend after the largest NATO military exercise since the Cold War.
A significant number of the bars were forced to make emergency beer runs under the onslaught of thirsty American sailors and Marines in town for the start of Trident Juncture 18.
A beer in the capital city typically sells for 1,000 to 1,500 ISK, which is roughly $8 to $12 USD.
They were also very willing to sample different microbrews as well as the more popular standard lagers.
News week writes that Gull, created by the Iceland brewery Ölgerð Egils Skallagrímssonar, was especially popular with visiting military members. The brewery was one of many that had to send an emergency supply of beers to bars in Reykjavík.