It’s interesting to note, though, that for most of the last century, beer was banned in Iceland.
Prohibition came into effect in 1915, but was lifted on wine in 1921, after Spain refused to buy fish if Iceland did not buy their wine, and on spirits in 1935 after a general referendum.
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