Islay Ales

Welcome to Islay Ales


Welcome to Islay Ales

Islay Ales is the only brewery on the beautiful Isle of Islay, off the West Coast of Scotland.

Where can I get Islay Ales on Islay?

Islay Ales produce hand crafted, high quality cask and bottle conditioned beers (also known as real ale) to be enjoyed at the following pubs, restaurants and hotels on Islay: Port Charlotte Hotel, Lochindaal Hotel (Port Charlotte), Islay House Hotel (Bridgend), Bridgend Hotel, Lochside Hotel and Peatzeria (Bowmore), Islay Hotel and Ardview Inn (Port Ellen), An Tigh Seinsse (Portnahaven), Port Askaig Hotel, Ardbeg Distillery, Kilchoman Distillery or, should the mood take you, at home.

You can also purchase bottles from Iain Lauries Spar Shop in Port Ellen, The Whisky Shop Spar Shop in Bowmore, C & S Monks Spar Shop in Port Charlotte and The Mini Market in Bruichladdich.

Need more beer?

Are your stocks of Islay Ales running low? Well, don't despair!! Put in your mail order request now if you live in the United Kingdom (subject to conditions!)

Planning to Visit Us? Here are our Opening Times

The Brewery and Visitors Centre are open for tours and tastings Monday to Saturday from 10.30am until 5.00pm during the summer and from 10.30am until 4.00pm during the winter. If you are coming a long way to visit us it is always worth phoning ahead to check that we will be able to do a tour for you.

Latest news

Islay House hotel is now open and has our ales!

Our Christmas Special, Kildalton ale, is now available.

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