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Beer festival to sing praises of York City
8:32am Tuesday 1st May 2012 in Pints of View
A SPECIAL beer brewed to celebrate York City’s bid for glory at Wembley and 80 years at Bootham Crescent will be launched at the club’s beer festival.
The festival will be held in the Pitchside Bar at City’s Bootham Crescent ground from June 21 to 24 and will feature a beer named after York City’s official Wembley anthem, York City State Of Mind, by Chuitar.
Frank Ormston, chairman of organisers York Minstermen, said: “This year’s festival coincides with the 80th anniversary of York City moving to Bootham Crescent, so many of the beers will commemorate notable moments in the club’s history.
“York City State Of Mind is the first of two beers that our partners at Revolutions Brewery have agreed to produce for the festival. “It’s a great way to celebrate the current team’s achievements as well as those of the past.
“In case anyone needs some extra persuasion to sample York City State Of Mind, we’re offering a free scotch egg to the buyers of the first ten pints, in a reference to a line in the song ‘gotta love a scotch egg’.”
Mark Seaman, of Revolutions Brewery, said: “Our beers all carry a musical reference, so combining beer, music and York City by highlighting Chuitar’s hit is too good an opportunity to miss.
Chuitar described the beer as “a lovely idea”. Festival entry costs £10 which includes five half-pint vouchers, a commemorative glass, and a souvenir programme. Tickets are available from the York City shop or the supporters’ office on match days.