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York Brewery

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Founded in 1996, York Brewery has been producing quality handcrafted ales with passion ever since. The brewery can be found tucked up inside York’s city walls, a stone’s throw from Micklegate Bar, the historic royal entrance to the city.
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12 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, England
+44 1904 550907
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour given by Alan. It was much more informative than other brewery tours we have been on and you learn more about the hops, barley and yeast. You get to try the different roasted barley as well as having the brewing process...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CeriB547
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Wednesday at 1530 for the tour whilst my wife continued shopping. Was met by Alan who gave me 4 beer tokens to use, so I had 2 beers before the tour. The brewery isn't very big so don't worry about having to walk far....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank atcomarkingtime
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thanks to Alan who gave a great tour full of interesting facts. I have no interest in beer but found the whole thing fascinating. Definitely worth the visit. The history of the brewery and the procedure for making te beer is really interesting. Alan is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karen s
York B, Manager at York Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there Karen, Thank you for the lovely review! We're not really sure what happened here either as you should have definitely got some tokens in order to sample our brews. If you're still in town, or if you're ever in York again, please feel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a free day so we went to York brewery and had excellent tour by a very good guide called Allan and we was given 3 drink tokens to try the different real ales

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hullboy675
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely host and the drinks were very nice. As someone new to drinking it was very nice to be educated.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joffun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a tour at the brewery, during a weekend break in York. Was greeted by a chap called Alan, who took us round the brewery and gave us a talk detailing the brewing process’ etc. Alan was great, very friendly and informative and we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SaDaKoUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst in York what better to do of an afternoon than a brewery tour around the local brewery. We had a lovely couple of hours! Alan who took us on the tour was very friendly and informative and made us feel very welcome. He certainly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 351Stacey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great afternoon visiting the York brewery, We popped in on the off chance and were greeted by two men who were happy to book us straight in on the next tour, Great very interesting and informative tour given by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dickey13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across the York Brewery tour and so glad we did. The tour guide Alan was very knowledgeable and friendly. Very engaging in the tasting room after the tour where we learned even more about the various (and tasty!) beers. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bigal4444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place every year ... excellent every time lovely little tap room excellent staff lovely beers Xx highly recommend it

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Alexis W | Reviewed this property |
Best is to choose park and ride option.
30 June 2015|
Response from jackiecoup | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely loads of pubs and restaurants! I have never seen so many!