Brewed by Islay
Style: Bitter
Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Ardnave Ale is a dry, thirst quenching, hoppy bitter. Brewed using mainly pale malt, a small amount of crystal malt adds just that little bit of extra character. A high hopping rate, using Golding, Mount Hood, Fuggle and Styrian Goldings give this beer a real thirst quenching dry character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 28, 2011
Bottle from Scottish Real Ale shop. Clear golden colour, white head. Nose is dry, fairly hoppy, citric and a bit of pine. Flavour is malty, bitter hopped, citric, bit of sourness. Quite bitter and dry finish. Medium bodied. Well hopped overall, giving it a good edge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (2676) - California, USA - MAR 13, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2012 pale yellow w/ some dark tint, steady bubbles and frothy head nose is soft but has a good balance of malt and hops taste is much stronger bitter from start to finish. a little fizzy but pretty nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3353) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2011
Bottle from The Scottish Real Ale Shop. Soapy rustic malt aroma. Cloudy medium brown colour with a massive foamy head. Big strong roasted malt flavour with hint of caramel. Very lively but smooth. Some sediment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2008
Islay Brewery, Scotland. Bottled, 260708. Golden with little head. Aroma of malt and hints of yeast. Flavor of toffee and a palate of hop spices

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4637) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2008
Bottle conditioned, 50cl, from Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon. Slightly hazy gold with some yeast clumps despite careful pouring; thin ring of white head; slightly spicy yeat aroma with some citrus; sweet malty flavour with some grapefruit; a sharp bitterness develops leaving a dry tart finish. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5248) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2008
500ml bottle from Moffat Woolen Mill. A tasty brew. Pale coloured with some foamy carbonation. Yeasty notes. English hop bitterness - lacking in fragrance, but with a healthy rough rasping edge. Citric notes, and a hint of sourness that never materialises. Faint chocolate notes. Good thirst quenching ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11258) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2007
Light amber cloudy beer with a small white head. Grass and malt in the aroma. Dry and bitter with a graqssy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Whelk (123) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange/amber with a very light white head. Aroma is sweet malt, citrus, yeast, light floral hops. Flavor is firm hops, some breadiness, some grapefruit in the finish. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35635) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2007
Bottle. Clear medium yellow amber color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate yeasty, yeast, moderate hoppy, grass, flowers, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a average duration, and a dry finish. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (301007)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichardGretton (4274) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2007
Bottle. Brownish beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is lightly hopped and the flavour is very, very bitter and hopped. Over an average very dry beer.

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