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York Brewery

12 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, England
+44 1904 550907
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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brewing process” (50 reviews)
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12 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, England
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+44 1904 550907
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"brewery tour"
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"brewing process"
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"small brewery"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sought out the York Brewery on a hot York day. Came for the tour but stayed instead for a couple of pints. Flo, behind the bar, couldn’t have been any nicer and helpful in sorting through the brews. One of the most relaxing and authentic...More

Thank Larry W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small brewery, and there’s no bottling factory in it, but that only enhances the experience. There were a lot of people on this tour (3:30 on a Saturday), but the 5:00 tour only had 2. The guide was very informative and funny....More

Thank bluebonnet-and-bat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good, not to be missed. Not only for fans of real ale, but a very interesting and informative experience for any adult with half an interest in food and drink. The tour was very well presented by an entertaining host. the bar/tap room has...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friendly and informative brewery tour - takes you through the basics and shows you pretty much the entire brewery. The tour includes 4 vouchers for 1/3 pint, and you can linger as long as you like in the brewery tap. Also, the shop has...More

Thank MatthewVernon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival I wasn’t sure what to make of the place as it just wasn’t what I expected! It looked tiny. Then again, the only tour I’ve been on before was the Heineken tour in Amsterdam, which is huge, so not a fair comparison! Our...More

Thank Ljc1994
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tour carried out by Rob. He was very knowledgable and gave us his undivided attention (this may be because we were the only ones on the tour lol). A hidden gem and great value for money, especially when you factor in the free samples. Highly...More

Thank MacEwan15
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dropped in one day and decided to go on the tour of the brewery. The brewery is quite small, but they make up for it, by giving plenty of background on the history of British beer. The first part of the tour is very...More

Thank Mathilde B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends. Really friendly,knowledgeable staff. Even gave us a discount for being ex military. Really interesting tour,learnt that I didn't know anything about brewing beer! Really enjoyed trying 4 beers which were included in the tour. Would definitely recommend anyone going to York to...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We pre-booked our tour. Lovely atmosphere in the bar on arrival. The tour was so interesting, learnt so much about beer making. Bonus was the entry price included sampling 4 types of their beer (third of pints) . Good selection of quality beers. I highly...More

Thank VickytheViking187045
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to visit here even though we aren’t avid beer drinkers and glad we did. Informative tour with very knowledgeable guide in Mike. I learnt so much about the beer making process and I highly recommended (if available) the Taste of Copper beer. This beer...More

Thank Rosey1990
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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!
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