Víking is an Icelandic quality beer, brewed using Icelandic spring water. Víking Brewery, produces a wide collection of beer which have won a number of international prizes. In addition Víking Gylltur has long been the most popular beer in Iceland, having won three international competitions for best lager beer.
The history of Víking Brewery dates back to 1939. Most of the time, manufacturing soft drinks was the main production as manufacturing and retail of beer was prohibited in Iceland for most of the 20th century. With the brewing of beer allowed again in 1989 Víking has turned solely to the brewing and producing of beer.