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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CACCFEST 2018

Fancy a night or even a full weekend of real ale and live music? then CACCFEST 2018 may well be up your street…

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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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Yorkshire Breweries News: June 2018 Roundup

June round-up of York and Leeds breweries news...Want to know what our Yorkshire brewers are up to this month with their special summer brews?

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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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Beer & Gin Festivals in June 2018

Summer is here and will be with us to the end of September so it is festival season. Get out you sandals (socks optional), slap on the sun cream and get ready for a beer or gin festival in Yorkshire and the North of England during the month of June.

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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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Yorkshire Breweries News: May 2018 Roundup

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

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Beer & Gin Festivals in May 2018

So the 1st of May started with a frost, but have now fear summer will be here soon. Get the flip flops and sandals ready for a beer or gin festival in Yorkshire and the North of England during May.

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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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Yorkshire Breweries News: April 2018 Roundup

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

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Beer & Gin Festivals in April 2018

Is winter over, who knows? Come and warm yourselves up at a drinks festival in Yorkshire and the North of England in April to warm you up and put a smile on your face.

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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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Yorkshire Breweries News: March 2018 Roundup

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

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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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Beer & Gin Festivals in February 2018

It's cold, icy, wet and windy. There are a few drink festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England in February so come and join us 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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Yorkshire Breweries News: December 2017 Roundup

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

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Beer & Gin Festivals in December & January

Who fancies a little tipple under the mistletoe? There are a few drink festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England over the Christmas period. Just Say No to Dry January

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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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Beer & Gin Festivals in November 2017

Fancy combining the fun of Halloween and Bonfire Night with good company, beer and gin? Here is just a small selection of the beer and gin festivals you can find in Yorkshire and the North of England this November.

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Yorkshire Breweries News: October 2017 Roundup

Want to know what our Yorkshire brewers are up to this month? Read on for our October 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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Yorkshire Breweries News: September 2017 Roundup

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

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Beer & Gin Festivals in September 2017

Late summer 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 September.

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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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Yorkshire Breweries News: August 2017 Roundup

Want to know what our Yorkshire brewers up to this month, fancy getting involved in the fun? Read on for our August round-up of York and Leeds breweries news...

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Beer & Gin Festivals in August 2017

Want to spend an afternnon tasting beers and gins with your friends? Here's a selection of beer and gin festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England this August.

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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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Yorkshire Breweries News: July 2017 Roundup

What are our friendly Yorkshire brewers up to this month? How can you get involved in the joy too? Read on for our July round-up of York and Leeds brewery news...

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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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Brewery News: The June Roundup

Keen to find out what our friendly local brewers are up to this month and how you can get involved in the joy too? Read on for our June round-up of Yorkshire brewery news...

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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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Beer & Gin Festivals in June 2017

Fancy a beer or a gin tasting this month? Here's our round-up of beer, gin, and rum (!) festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England this June.

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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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Brewery News: the May round-up

Keen to find out what our friendly local brewers are up to this month and how you can get involved in the joy too? Read on for our May round-up of Yorkshire brewery news...

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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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Beer and Gin Festivals in May 2017

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

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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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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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Beer Festivals in April 2017

Fancy a beer tasting adventure this month? Here's our round-up of beer and gin festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England this April.

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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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Brewery News: the March round-up

What our friendly local brewers are up to this month and how you can get involved in the joy too? Read on for our March round-up of Yorkshire brewery news...

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Beer festivals in March 2017

Fancy a beery adventure this month? Here's our round-up of beer and gin festivals in Yorkshire and the North of England this March.

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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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Hoppy Christmas! – a seasonal specials roundup

The tree’s decorated, the fire’s lit, and the tin of Quality Streets is already open (we couldn’t help it) – Christmas is definitely on its way, and some of our favourite breweries have been celebrating by brewing some seasonal specials for us to enjoy in the last month of 2016. So to help you find them (you’re probably three Christmas parties down already by this point) we’ve brought them all together for you in one place…

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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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