RateBeer
overall
41
58
style
Brewed by Islay
Style: Bitter
Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
available

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4025) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (2638) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3316) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5387) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4567) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5225) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11202) - 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.

3
   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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35220) - 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)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichardGretton (4259) - 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.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50