Welcome to Islay Ales
Islay Ales is the only brewery on the beautiful Isle of Islay, off the West Coast of Scotland.
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, Harbour Inn (Bowmore), The Taste (Bowmore), 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 still very busy getting orders together for shipment to Japan, Switzerland, France and Germany.