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York Brewery

12 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, England
+44 1904 621162
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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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12 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, England
+44 1904 621162
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a guidet tour around the brewery. An interesting tour, were we learned a lot about brewing bier. The guide was great. After the tour we tasted some good bier.

Thank Khgrue
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had so much fun on our tour of the brewery. Although I've been on many brewery tours, it's always interesting learning about what makes each brewery unique. The tasting at the end was a lot of fun, we stayed for quite awhile sampling the...More

1  Thank 702kendrag
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Really good tour me and my husband throughly enjoyed it, hannah was a superb guide and it was very informative, friendly and interesting ooh and very nice beer !!! we thought the four tokens for beer was excellent value, can highly recommend.

Thank fatboynot
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere in the microbrewery with a few samples afterwards. A good chance to see a smaller brewery if you're interested in the process! The team are very friendly and helpful and I would recommend to anyone visiting York!

Thank rgibb72
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Had a tour here recently, which was given to me as a present. Mike was very informative and funny too. Was good to see the process of brewing and to understand how the lovely lovely beer is made. Serves some great beers here too.

Thank ianw182
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Visited in early June with my wife. Free entry included with Yorkpass. Found the tour to be very interesting and informal. Got to sample the beers after the tour. We both enjoyed the tour and stayed afterwards to try another of the many brews on...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

I had a tour here on the Monday and my surprise 40th birthday party on the Sunday back in February. It was a fantastic tour, the beer was delicious and I could've easily spent the rest of the day there if I didn't have other...More

Thank Rob T
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Excellent informative tour of a real life working brewery. Mick was fantastic and very comical when explaining how it all works. Beautiful little set up with amazing tasting ales. After the tour you get four tokens to use to try a selection of ales fresh...More

2  Thank purpleshoes70
Reviewed June 2, 2017

After a disappointing birthday lunch, we retired to the Brewery for a couple of pints and several rounds of dominoes. York Blonde was on tap so thoroughly enjoyed a couple of pints whilst being soundly thrashed by my mother at dominoes. The best part of...More

Thank KatyGKnaresborough
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Visited Saturday 27th May as friends bought tickets for hubby's birthday. Mike hosted the tour and he was very friendly and made it fun and interesting. It's not a large place and that adds to the charm. You get four tokens for the entry price...More

1  Thank puddleduck2
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Response from Alexis W | Reviewed this property |
Best is to choose park and ride option.
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Absolutely loads of pubs and restaurants! I have never seen so many!