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Islay Ales Company Limited

The Brewery, Islay House Square | Bridgend, Bridgend PA44 7NZ, Scotland
+44 1496 810014
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Don't just visit the distilleries

Well worth a visit ... We stopped off to buy some ales and ended up with a free tour of how they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jinty013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Great ale

Brilliant brewery. Friendly staff and fantastic ales. We even got to meet crofter. A must visit... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Whisky_ileach
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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A micro brewery producing 10 regular ales and beers through out the year plus seasonal specials.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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The Brewery, Islay House Square | Bridgend, Bridgend PA44 7NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit ... We stopped off to buy some ales and ended up with a free tour of how they make the ales - then we had a free taste of different ales before selected which kind we wanted in our box of...More

Thank jinty013
IslayAlesManager, Manager at Islay Ales Company Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to make a review! We always like spending time helping customers to select the ales they will enjoy. We all have our favorites and know that our taste is not always the same as every one else!

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Brilliant brewery. Friendly staff and fantastic ales. We even got to meet crofter. A must visit while on Islay.

Thank Whisky_ileach
IslayAlesManager, Manager at Islay Ales Company Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Crofter always likes meeting people, even if he has to come in on one of his days off!! He even tries to help out woth serving customers but has not quite got his paws around the glasses yet!!

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Popped into here when we were looking round the square. Quite a hive of activity. 3 people, cleaning, bottling and putting on the tops. Very friendly. I am not a beer drinker but will return with my husband who I am sure will be only...More

Thank lakelover908
IslayAlesManager, Manager at Islay Ales Company Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for taking time to put up a review! We are always delighted to see everyone who visits us and will have time for each and everyone (if we are not too busy trying to bottle!!)

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great ales. I highly recommend going for some batch that was aged in casks from some Islay distillery and also buying one such whisky. Really interesting experience for Islay whisky lovers.

2  Thank hoorhay
IslayAlesManager, Manager at Islay Ales Company Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to put in a review! This year we are hoping to do 2 special ales, for Feis Ile, that are matured in whisky casks.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Was there to collect my beer for the yearly Islay week. What should I say, they are really connected to Islay. If you drink the beer, you know we're you are. The newer (to me) ales are really funny and impressive. You have a connection...More

1  Thank Stehar6
Reviewed 18 September 2016

As was said here before - it'S not so much the place, it's the fine ales you can find and buy here!! This is real craft beer. What you'll find are basically two rooms - one storage / store and the brewery itself, small and...More

1  Thank Jan J
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place in the square and has a good selection of beers. Not many lagers or IPA'S which is not a problem if you like the different and new. Pricing is good and have merchandise as well.

Thank David J
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Quick stop off and sample ! Some very palatable beers which can hold their own against many of the bigger producers Thriving small brewery which appears to be expanding. Very friendly staff, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the product Take a driver

1  Thank andrew p
Reviewed 13 July 2016

To be honest its not a huge attraction ~ its a small unit making GREAT BEER. The beer is the attraction and not the small unit. The range of beers is very goof ~ I liked the dark one, but over a week I tried...More

Thank BoogieBopBruce
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is a must on your visit to Islay House Square, they are always moving forward with new ales available on every visit. Keep up the good work guys it's much appreciated.

1  Thank Sandra F
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