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), Bridgend Hotel, Lochside Hotel (Bowmore), Islay Hotel (Port Ellen), Ardview Inn (Port Ellen), Sea Salt Bistro (Port Ellen), An Tigh Seinsse (Portnahaven), Port Askaig Hotel, Yan's Kitchen (Port Charlotte), Ardbeg Distillery, Kilchoman Distillery or, should the mood take you, at home.
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.
The Special Brew for the Whisky Festival is now maturing in 3 Big Peat casks in our store -to be bottled in early May!!
We are busy getting ready for this year's Feis Ile. We will be at Islay House Open Day on Friday 20th May, followed by Bruichladdich's on 22nd May and finishing off with our own open day on Wednesday 25th May where we will have music, food, beer and cider to name but a few and in the evening we will be having a Ceilidh to which everyone is welcome!