Beer

Our beers are all crafted by our dedicated brewing team in small batches, using only the finest ingredients and we believe this is the only way to do it!   
All are available in cask, bottle, keg, as well as a selection in cans. So, whether it’s a fruity blonde a refreshing golden or a smooth dark mild we’re sure you’ll approve!
In 2018 we scooped Four Industry Awards at SIBA’s North East Beer Festival – which we were over the moon about! We repeated this success with ‘Cool Citra’ which won Regional Gold and National Silver in its category in 2019.

Discover our Beers

We distribute directly to bars, pubs and restaurants, as well as selected off-trade partners and wholesalers. Explore our range of and-crafted beers below and then contact us to discuss how we can work together. 

Permanent Cask Ales

Ainsty Angel - 3.6%
A light session Pale Ale with a tropical aroma from New World Hops. Additional dry hopping gives a clean, refreshing taste with a smooth finish.
 
 
Flummoxed Farmer - 4.0%
Our best-selling Session Blonde, packed with an abundance of American hops giving a lightly hopped dry finish with an abundance of subtle fruit aromas
 
 
Bantam Best - 4.2%
Our Classic Premium Bitter using only British hops & malts. An Amber Ale with subtle Pear fruit and floral aromas, slightly sweet with a crisp bitter finish.
 
 
Ainsty Assassin - 4.9%
An Oatmeal based Stout packed with Oats, Chocolate, Crystal & Brown Malts, resulting in a deceptively smooth & slightly sweet Stout, with hints of blackcurrant, chocolate & coffee aromas!
 
 
 
 
Cool Citra - 4.4%
A West Coast American Pale, Single Hopped with the classic Citra Hop and double dry hopped to give an intense Grapefruit & Citrus aroma, Clean, Crisp and very refreshing!
 

Limited-Edition Cask Ales

Every month or two we produce limited-Edition cask ales, these are generally more funky & hoppy than our permanent range and are brewed in smaller batches!

 

Northern Lights - 3.9% Light Golden Ale

An easy drinking light golden ale packed with the Northern Hemisphere hops of Cascade, Chinook and Citra, then Dry hopped with Citra to give a tropical fruit and grapefruit nose with a refreshing and crisp clean finish

 
 
 

Rattlesnake Ruby - 3.9% Ruby Ale

This is a warming autumn Ruby Ale, packed with five different malts giving a good malt backbone with a biscuit/sweet malty taste.  Complemented by a delicate hop aroma from a single classic English Hop - East Kent Goldings

  

 

 

Killa Kiwi 5.0% - New World IPA  

Discover a New World IPA, Triple-Hopped with New Zealand Pacific Gem, Rakau & Nelson Sauvin hops, then dry hopped to give a clean crisp IPA with notes of tropical fruit

 

    

Canned Beers

New for 2020 - Ainsty Online - You can now buy our award-winning craft beers online. We deliver across the UK, allowing you to taste the unique flavour of the York Wapentake in your own home.

Flummoxed Farmer - 4.0% abv
Our best seller, a classic Session Blonde Ale packed with the classic American hops of Cascade, Chinook & Summit giving a wonderful Grapefruit aroma with a refreshing smooth and dry finish.
 
 
Cool Citra - 4.4% abv
A West Coast American Pale Ale, Single Hopped with the classic Citra Hop and then double dry hopped to give an intense Grapefruit & Citrus aroma, Clean, Crisp and very refreshing!
 
 
Ainsty Assassin - 4.9% abv
A very smooth, easy drinking Oatmeal Stout thanks to the addition of Oats and complemented by Chocolate, Crystal & Brown malts to give aromas of blackcurrant, chocolate and coffee, resulting in a very smooth & silky finish.
 
 
Killa Kiwi - 5.0% abv
Our classic NW IPA, notes of tropical fruit from Pacific Gem, Rakau and Nelson Sauvin, dry hopped to maximize the hop aroma giving
a clean and crisp finish.
 
 

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