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There are some very good reasons not to make whisky in Iceland. Small local market, a law in place that prohibits advertising alcohol, a tradition for drinking vodka and a local type of barley deemed useless for alcohol distillation. Instead of leaving it altogether to Scotland, Ireland and the usual suspects, family-owned Eimverk Distillery accepted this multifaceted challenge and is now making a micro-batch whisky with some impressive results.

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