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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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For our fans in York, you can currently find our award winning 4.9% Oatmeal Stout in the Royal Oak on Goodramgate :-)

#yorkbeer #York #supportlocal
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Our tap-room is open at the usual time today!

There's also a Charity Hog-Roast on which will be served at 6.30pm .... you can buy tickets on the door if you'd like some food .... if you'd just like a drink, that's fine just come as normal.

We'll also have some live music 😀
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Our tap-room is open at the usual time today!

Theres also a Charity Hog-Roast on which will be served at 6.30pm .... you can buy tickets on the door if youd like some food .... if youd just like a drink, thats fine just come as normal.

Well also have some live music 😀

 

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£7.50 on the door Mel :-)

How much are the tickets please?

IT'S not doing too bad this 'Cool Citra' stuff!

#anothergold #york #beerfest #thisweek #craftbeer
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4 days ago

ITS not doing too bad this Cool Citra stuff! 

#anothergold #york #beerfest #thisweek #craftbeer

 

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Nice prices mate. Very cheap. Here in Spain a pint of craft beer is selling for over €5

Cool!

Flying the flag this afternoon at this year's York Beer Festival on the Knavesmire ....

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Flying the flag this afternoon at this years York Beer Festival on the Knavesmire  .... 

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Is the hourly klaxon going well?

What a picture of Beauty!!

For those of you popping down to the York Beer and Cider Festival at York Knavesmire this week …. not only will you be able to sample some award winning Pies & Pints, but you lucky folks we've only combined the two!!

We've teamed up with Ged Bell Butcher & Pie Maker to add our award winning 4.9% Oatmeal Stout 'Ainsty Assassin' to their pies! …. both on sale separately also! :-)

#York #beerfest #pies #beer #supportlocal
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6 days ago

What a picture of Beauty!!

For those of you popping down to the York Beer and Cider Festival at York Knavesmire this week …. not only will you be able to sample some award winning Pies & Pints, but you lucky folks weve only combined the two!!

Weve teamed up with Ged Bell Butcher & Pie Maker to add our award winning 4.9% Oatmeal Stout Ainsty Assassin to their pies! …. both on sale separately also! :-)

#York #beerfest #pies #beer #supportlocal

 

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They'll be infused with 'Ainsty Assassin' at Coptoberfest too!

I thought GEDs pies couldn’t get any better!! There’s a diet buster right there.... Sx

We're helping our friends at Fields Garden Centre celebrate their #openday #today .... you could 'pet' a Larma whilst 'supping' a pint!

#gardening #sherburn #supportsmallbusinessAinsty Ales Brewery have popped by our open day to drop off some Flummoxed Farmer! Come on down for a pint! 🍺
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1 week ago

Were helping our friends at Fields Garden Centre celebrate their #openday #today .... you could pet a Larma whilst supping a pint! 

#gardening #sherburn #supportsmallbusiness

We're at the Shambles Market York tonight to keep the #yorkmysteryplays audience well lubricated!

#supportlocal #yorkbeer #york
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2 weeks ago

IT'S INDIAN TAKEAWAY THIS WEEK in the Tap room! .... orders taken at 5.30pm

#beer + #indianfood + #friends = #fridaysocial
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2 weeks ago

ITS INDIAN TAKEAWAY THIS WEEK in the Tap room!  .... orders taken at 5.30pm 

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Ben Overton 😘🍻🥘 x