Oban Bay Brewery
Address : The Oban Bay Brewery, Cuan Mor Restaurant Bar, 60 George Street, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5DS
Telephone No : 01631 564492
Web Site : www.ObanBayBrewery.co.uk
Visitors Centre : Yes - The Cuan Mor Restaurant Bar
The Oban Bay Brewery, named aptly for its location, is tucked away in a purpose built area at the rear of the Cuan Mor Restaurant Bar which overlooks the dramatic Oban Bay.
They first brewed in June 2009 after acquiring the 5 barrel plant from the Isle of Mull Brewery in Tobermory, Mull. The brewing equipment was designed and built for the Isle of Mull Brewing Company in 2005 by George Thompson of Brewing Solutions. George was the production manager for the Belhaven Brewery and continues to be involved with the Oban Bay Brewery as the Consultant Brewer. Managing the production of the cask ales is Harry Forbes, who took up this post in July 2010 after previously working for Caledonian MacBrayne. Following the merger of the Isle of Mull Brewing Company and the Oban Bay Brewery a new company, Argyll Breweries Limited was formed. ABL continues to trade under the label of Oban Bay and Isle of Mull. Cask production is currently only at the Oban Site.
Please see below the selection of beers produced at this brewery:
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Skinny Blonde 4.1%
Our palest ale of all with lager like nuances and colour. It has a pleasant and surprising fruitiness along with citrus notes. For the true lager lover this is a must try ale.
Fair Puggled 4.6%
A Scottish Stout Type Special that gets its deep dark shade from roasted barley, which combined with wheat, produce a rounded malty beer. There are some fruity notes and an interesting spicy bitterness and hoppy finish.
Kilt Lifter 3.9%
A true India Pale Ale with an amber lager colour and a ability to drink so easily. Has a wee hoppy and bitter bite but smoothed out with caramel and malt on the finish. Lovely all on its own or with supper.
Skelpt Lug 4.2%
You may want to call this our 80 Shilling but with a bit more hops. A reddish brown tone with a complex malty taste, coming from the blending of both colored malts and wheat malt, resulting in a refreshing, grassy and fruity ale with a hoppy finish.
Ginger Jakey 4.2% ABV
With its rich red colour, mildly bitter flavour and a spicy aroma this is an excellent introduction to the Oban bay range . Its medium flavours don't overwhelm the palate and will go well with meat dishes.
With a twist of citrus notes, giving a clear, crisp and refreshing finish. A bold aromatic and refreshing lager style beer, with a subtle and smooth finish on the palette. Uncompromisingly expensive malt, produces the finest lager, typical of all the Oban Bay Beers
A big thank you to the breweries own web site www.cuanmor.co.uk for most of the information and images on this page.