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Welcome to Cooper King Distillery

After over 18 months of planning and hard work, we're welcome Abbie and Chris of Cooper King distillery to talk to us about their dream. A whisky and gin distillery in North Yorkshire. Their first gin launches to the public through our website on Tuesday 22nd May 2018.

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Beer & Gin Festivals in September 2018

Is Autumn the best season of the year? Well summer may be over but is the start of the beer festival season, so put on your drinking hats and enjoy a beer or gin festival in Yorkshire and the North of England during the month of September.

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Swanning Around in Pickering

Pickering's newest brewery, GB Breworks, arrived at the Black Swan Inn two years ago. The 18th Century Coaching Inn has added Whistlers Gin Bar, redeveloped it's bedrooms and front bar, recently became a finalist in the AA’s friendliest b&b awards! Best of all Tristan is making some cracking beers which will be show cased at the Swanning Around festival this Father's Day.

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Welcome to Rudgate Brewery

Named after the old road of `Rudgate’, this road and its history is what instigated the main theme of Vikings for the brewery.

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Beertown 2018: Malton's premier beer festival

Today, we're welcoming Bad Seed Brewery's Chris Waplington to talk to us about the BEERTOWN festival, running from May 17th - 19th in the Yorkshire food capital, Malton.

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Welcome to Yorkshire Heart. An award winning family run Vineyard & Brewery based in Nun Monkton

Meet Tim and the rest of the Spakoukas family, the team behind Yorkshire Heart Brewery & Vineyard.

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Beer & Gin Festivals in March 2018

The Beast from the East has arrived but never fear. There are a few drink festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England in March to warm you up and put a smile on your face.

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Quirky Ales, Garforth's best kept secret

Quirky Ales in Garforth is usually stop number one every Saturday. Today we meet owner, founder and brewer Mike Quirks to find out about them, the cosiest tap room in Yorkshire, the brewery and plans for the future.

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That Unique Christmas Present - Gift Vouchers

Looking for a Christmas gift to give the friend who has everything? Perhaps you need an alternative to the standard Christmas socks for Dad

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Yorkshire Breweries News: November 2017 Roundup

Want to know what our Yorkshire brewers are up to this month? Read on for our November round-up of York and Leeds breweries news...

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Vegan & Gluten Free Beer, meet Phil from Brass Castle brewery

Every wondered if your beer is gluten free? Or which ingredient makes your beer NOT suitable for vegetarians or vegans? Let Phil tell you all about it. Welcome to Brass Castle Brewery.

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Beer & Gin Festivals in October 2017

Autumn is here so why not spend a lazy afternoon tasting beer and gin with your friends? Here is just a small selection of beer and gin festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England this October.

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Who is the man behind Brewtown Tours

Meet Mark Stredwick, the man behind Brewtown Tours.

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Inspired by continental cafe-bars, meet North Brewing Co

Brewtown visit North Brewing co, Leeds every Saturday. Today we meet directors John Gyngell and Christian Townsley to find out about them, the bars, the brewery and the road to success

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What is a 'Wapentake'? ask Ainsty Ales

Today on the Brewtown blog, we’re sitting down for a chat with Andy Herrington from Ainsty Ales and talking inspiration, desert island beers, growing hops and what’s next on the cards…

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Beer and Gin Festivals in July 2017

Fancy a beer or gin experience this month? Here's our round-up of beer and gin festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England this July.

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Treason, Chocolat... it's The Hop Studio

On the Brewtown blog today we’re catching up with The Hop Studio Brewery's owner and manager Dave Shaw, who was kind enough to answer a few of our questions about the brewery’s past, present and future…what is all this talk of Treason & Chocolat?

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Beertown 2017: An insider's view

Today, we're welcoming Bad Seed Brewery's Chris Waplington to the Brewtown blog to talk to us about the BEERTOWN festival, running from May 18th - 20th in the Yorkshire food capital, Malton.

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Yorkshire distillery gets into the spirit of things with production of the county’s first single malt whisky

Whisky – isn’t that best left to the Scots? Fledgling Yorkshire whisky distillery Spirit of Yorkshire don’t think so – and as they’ve started making the county’s first single malt whisky, they’re certainly getting us into the spirit of things...

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At the bar with... Lee Grabham, Brew York

Today on the Brewtown blog, we’re sitting down for a chat with Lee Grabham of Brew York and talking decision-making, desert island beers, and what’s next on the cards for York’s newest kids on the (brewery) block…

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Yorkshire Hearty Festival

The stage is set, the bouncy castle is booked, and the casks are ready - it's nearly time to pack your tent for Yorkshire Heart Brewery's annual shindig: the Yorkshire Hearty Festival.

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Leeds becomes HopCity this Easter weekend

From 13th to 15th April, join us in Leeds for Brewtown tour partner Northern Monk Brew Co.'s celebration of all things hoppy - HopFest!

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The Ouse Boozer, Melissa Reed

We joined a group of six on a tour of three breweries near York lead by Mark Stredwick, setting off from the York Tap at lunch time. Our group included Steve who is a freelance beer writer, Matthew and Nadine from the University of York St. Johns complete with a questionnaire for the research they are doing and Melissa and Allan for Ouse Boozer.

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At the bar with... Jackie Rogers, Half Moon Brewery

On the Brewtown blog today we’re catching up with Half Moon Brewery's owner and manager Jackie Rogers, who was kind enough to answer a few of our questions about the brewery’s past, present and future…

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The A - Z of Brewtown: Part Two

At Brewtown, we’re all about people – talking to the guests on our tours, finding out more about the breweries we work with, and bringing our own love of beer into the mix, too. So today we’re here to tell you a bit more about who we are, what matters to us, and some of the things we find most fascinating about brewing and drinking beer...

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The A - Z of Brewtown: Part One

By now, you probably know what we do at Brewtown – hop aboard our minibus and we’ll take you on a tour of some of the finest microbreweries in Yorkshire. But now we think it’s time to tell you a bit more about who we are, what matters to us, and some of the things we find most fascinating about brewing and drinking beer. So, without further ado, let us take you through part one of the A – Z of Brewtown.

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"Craft beer? I thought it was called real ale!"

It’s safe to say that interest in beer has surged over the last decade. Supply and demand have successfully fuelled each other: the increasing breadth of styles, flavours and strengths produced by British breweries has tickled the tastebuds of the beer-drinking public, renewing interest in the world’s oldest drink and converting curious drinkers to its many delights.

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