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About Ainsty Ales Brewery

After 12 months of research Ainsty Ales was launched in 2014 in the fantastic & vibrant City of York. The brewery gains its inspiration from the old “York & Ainsty District Wapentake”, a medieval once self-governing area, dating back to the 1200’s which is located to the West of York and bounded by the rivers Nidd, Wharfe & Ouse.

Founder & general dogs-body Andy Herrington was born, lived and had studied in the immediate Ainsty area and currently lives in Copmanthorpe with his wife and daughter, a typical “Ainsty” village”.

Our beers are currently available in cask, bottle and keg. They are crafted by a dedicated brewing team, in small batches using only the finest ingredients, we believe this is the only way to produce great traditional craft-beer! Whether it’s a fruity “blonde” a refreshing “golden” or a “smooth dark mild” we’re sure you’ll approve!

The ethos of the brewery is and always will be; to provide a great range of craft-ales, to support local businesses, local charities & the local economy. Our brand-new brewery will be churning out our ales this summer!

2014 saw the first annual “Coptoberfest”, a Charity Beer Festival in Copmanthorpe organized jointly by Ainsty Ales & St. Giles Church in Copmanthorpe.  This is a not-for-profit Beer Fest for the community of Copmanthorpe and its surrounding area set in the fantastic St. Giles Church in the centre of the village.  A range of 25-30 mainly Yorkshire ales and ciders are available with the main beneficiaries being St. Leonards Hospice in York and St. Giles Church”. We are now preparing for our third year, 13th – 14th October. Please get in touch if you’d like more information.

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FREE BOTTLE OF CHOCOLATE PORTER!

Christmas Market, Parliament St. York.

With just over one week left we have a fully stocked Chalet packed full of Gift Ideas! ... please come and say hi!

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Ben Watson 😁

Wish you could send one to Sweden...

Hi where else are the can packs available from?

SORRY .... there's no card machine at the tap room today as it's being used on the Christmas Market in York, cheers.

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2 days ago

SORRY .... theres no card machine at the tap room today as its being used on the Christmas Market in York, cheers.

#christmas #giftideas #supportlocal

Thanks to Phil and his team at The White Bear Inn - another order sent last week. What a great little spot and the food looks delicious too..... give it a try if you're in the area. He serves a cracking pint! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Phil and his team at The White Bear Inn - another order sent last week. What a great little spot and the food looks delicious too..... give it a try if youre in the area. He serves a cracking pint!Image attachmentImage attachment

Casks of our HEAVENLY pale ale have flown out this week, must be her new set of WINGS. 😇😇😇 ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Casks of our HEAVENLY pale ale have flown out this week, must be her new set of WINGS. 😇😇😇

NOW SHOWING - 'Crafty Chocolatier', a 4.5% Chocolate Porter .... at City Screen York!

#yorkbeer #christmasbeer #chocolateporter #york #supportlocal
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It's the turn of these beauties again this week!

PLEASE try and be at the brewery by 5pm to place your order .... www.facebook.com/gedbellbutchers/

#secondtonon #pies #craftale #yorkbeer
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2 weeks ago

Its the turn of these beauties again this week! 

PLEASE try and be at the brewery by 5pm to place your order .... www.facebook.com/gedbellbutchers/ 

#secondtonon #pies #craftale #yorkbeer