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York Brewery

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Address: 12 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, England
Phone Number: +44 1904 621162
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Established in May 1996 inside the historic Micklegate Bar Walls, York...

Established in May 1996 inside the historic Micklegate Bar Walls, York Brewery is both a traditional working brewery and a major tourist attraction providing customers locally and from around the country with the first real ales from within the walls of York for over 40 years.

Come along and experience the traditional art of brewing within the historic city walls. We offer guided tours around the brewery offering an insight on how we produce our award-winning range of ales.

Plus, make sure you visit the York Brewery Gift Shop before you leave for those last minute souvenirs and mementos. We stock an extensive range of exclusive York Brewery merchandise including our full range of bottled beers, gift sets, books and clothing.

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Came here on a trip to York during December and we were very pleased with the value for money. The gentleman who took the tour was informative and good humoured and we really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on a trip to York during December and we were very pleased with the value for money. The gentleman who took the tour was informative and good humoured and we really enjoyed the different beers we tasted at the end. Loved Legion IX, which we also had at the Last Drop Inn later on. Only slightly odd thing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Started a drinking session with a small group of friends by visiting the brewery. Great welcome. Very interesting and personable tour ending in a sampling of what turned out to be some really good ale. You can even just go in and enjoy the range of good ale (this will be a feature of our next trip to York) It's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brought back the tradition of brewing real ales within the walls of York. Limited to a 20 barrel brew plant, which makes it fairly easy to follow the process. The tour is followed by a tasting in the Brewery Tap Room. A great way to spend a couple of hours, even if you are not a beer lover but simply... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my girlfriend for my birthday on a Monday and found it excellent. From the outside you think you're in the wrong place as it looks like the bin area of a pub... but once you find the way in its very nice inside, Mike was an entertaining tour guide and at £6 for students including 4 1/3 pint... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend recently visited the york brewery and attended one of the tours. The tour was very interesting, learning about the process of making beer from start to finish and even being able to sample some of the fine beers on offer (there is also a fully stocked bar for anyone not keen on beer). Would highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To have a tour round York's brewery was brilliant. From start to finish, it was a real informative insight. I wont spoil it for those who haven't been but highly recommended and the beer tokens are worth competing for. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the tour. It's a microbrewery (20 barrels output) so almost everything is in one room. Nice bar area with retro chic and a bar billiards table

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent informative tour. Really enjoyed it. The host was very knowledgeable and had a real passion for the product. Apparently he'd only been doing the job too weeks which was amazing. Well done.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went yesterday on a wet cold day.Hannah the guide knew her stuff very interesting. Hannah was more than happy to answer any questions. Good even if you aren't a beer drinker.Worth the £8 each entry fee

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Last Friday and had a tour with just the 2 of us. Our guide was very informative and she made the visit very enjoyable. Her knowledge of brewing and the history of the brewery was extensive you get to try 4 of the beers included with the entrance fee and of cause can also buy further beer.

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