New era at an old York pub....

York Press:

9:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

SIX years on, we return to the birthplace of Pints of View...

Beertown returns to Malton

York Press: Among those at the Beertown Festival, in Malton, were Paul Mitchell, Chris Waplington, Phil Saltonstall, James Broad and Nicola Mackley

11:10am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A CELEBRATION of beer is to return to Malton in March – bigger and better than its debut last year.

York pub undergoes major refurbishment

York Press:

9:00am Saturday 17th January 2015

GAVIN AITCHISON reports on the rise of an old York classic....

A message to my favourite neighbour.... So long, cheers, and thanks for the memories!

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 10th January 2015

Pub columnist GAVIN AITCHISON bids a fond farewell to his local

33 #yorkbeer moments & memories from 2014

York Press:

1:26pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

2014 was another busy and brilliant year for York's beer scene.

York pub to close tomorrow for big refurb - and more of this week's beer news.....

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11:13am Saturday 3rd January 2015

GAVIN AITCHISON rounds up the latest beer and pub news....

QUIZ: How well do you know York's pubs? - Try our 12 pictures

York Press:

10:55am Saturday 27th December 2014

Play ‘name that pub’ with an insider’s view from 12 York bars.

Your guide to great Christmas beers in York this weekend

York Press:

11:00am Friday 19th December 2014

We check out some of the Christmas crackers available in York's pubs...

How California, Japan and the Middle East shaped Yorkshire's newest brewery....

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

INSPIRED in Japan; influenced in California; and brewed with ingredients from three continents. It's fair to say North Yorkshire's newest beers have a decidedly international pedigree.

Don’t panic message from pub landlord

York Press: ALL WELCOME: Simon Brind, new manager at The Mitre, Shipton Road, York

12:56pm Saturday 6th December 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON visits a York pub “protected” as an important community asset and uncovers an unfortunate twist in the tale

New beer horizons

York Press:

12:48pm Saturday 29th November 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON ventures to pastures new, with his willing chauffeur in tow.

Give locals a say on pub closures - SIGN HERE

York Press:

How you can help give pubs a fair chance....

York pub to be redeveloped and renamed

York Press:

3:01pm Monday 24th November 2014

A CITY-CENTRE pub is set to be refurbished and re-opened under a new name.

Oatmeal now on Tap

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1:25pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON reports on a York bar’s DIY beer – made by staff

Pub regulars buy their local inn

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10:53am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A COUPLE who fell in love with the Ryedale area after moving to the area have bought their local pub.

Black magic in York

York Press:

10:58am Saturday 15th November 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON finds some dark beers perfect for autumn drinking.

Gary pockets winter pub title

York Press: Linda Welch and Gary Penrose of the Marcia Inn at Bishopthorpe celebrate being crowned CAMRA Village Winter pub of the season.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (12493873)

2:21pm Saturday 8th November 2014

HE may have left his snooker hall days behind - but Gary Penrose is enjoying a spectacular big break.

York pub changes name as new owners take over

York Press:

1:51pm Saturday 1st November 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON drops in on a familiar York pub which has changed its name and some other things.

Refurbished York pub goes back to basics....

York Press:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

STEVE Bradley is going back to basics.

4 beer festivals coming up in or near York

York Press:

1:07pm Saturday 18th October 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON previews four beer festivals for real ale fans to savour.

Why you should drink BAD beer this week.....

York Press:

9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Gavin Aitchison sings the praises of BAD beer - and looks forward to a first Yorkshire whisky

A taste of Bavaria in York

York Press:

10:54am Saturday 4th October 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON enjoys a scaled-down Oktoberfest

Tonight's the night: end of an era as award-winning pub closes - 16 old and new pictures

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A remarkable story in North Yorkshire's pub scene will come to an end tonight....

Festival says ‘yes’ to bitter together

York Press:

1:07pm Saturday 20th September 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON finds out what’s top of the hops at this year’s York festival of beer.

Northallerton beer festival - September 26 to 28

York Press:

10:33am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE fourth annual Northallerton beer festival will be held in Northallerton town hall from September 26 to 28.

PREVIEW: The York Beer and Cider Festival on Knavesmire

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON looks ahead to York's biggest ever beer festival

9 brilliant beers you should drink in York this week

York Press:

5:47pm Friday 12th September 2014

Some tasty top tips for this week's beer extravaganza in York.....

New beer guide toasts Yorkshire’s best pubs and breweries

York Press:

10:28am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE UK now has more breweries per person than any other country in the world, campaigners have revealed.

Great Ouseburn Beer Festival tickets

York Press:

9:31am Thursday 11th September 2014

TICKETS are now available for the Great Ouseburn Beer Festival.

A beautiful hidden gem

York Press:

2:34pm Saturday 6th September 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON is smitten by a rural pub with unusual opening hours and a limited beer menu.

School’s beer festival is set for success

York Press:

12:09pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A festival which last year raised enough money to revamp a community centre is returning to help provide kit for schoolchildren.

Your guide to this weekend's beer festivals in York

York Press:

10:08am Friday 29th August 2014

This weekend is set to be a mouth-watering one for York's beer lovers....

3 beer festivals in York this weekend

York Press:

Beer lovers are spoilt for choice in York this weekend....

New brewery opens in York

York Press:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

HE may be small by name..... but his ideas are anything but.

Regulars launch campaign to save York pub

York Press:

10:28am Saturday 23rd August 2014

REGULARS at a York pub have launched a petition calling for it to be saved amid fears it faces closure.

York's cheapest and priciest pints revealed

York Press: Beer census results story. Landlord Dave Roberts, of the Minster Inn in Marygate, with a pint and a sign showing the average cost of a pint in York. Picture David Harrison. (9253143)

2:22pm Saturday 16th August 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON reports on changing beer prices in York.

Minister’s praise for community pub in Bishophill

York Press: Community pubs minister Kris Hopkins MP chats with customers during his visit to the Golden Ball in Bishophill, York, Pic: Mike Tipping (9329257)

10:41am Friday 15th August 2014

A pub taken over by its punters has been praised by a minister tasked with helping to revive the industry.

The luckiest of villages

York Press: The Dawmay Arms, Newton on Ouse.Pic Martin Oates (8995195)

12:59pm Saturday 9th August 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON finds villagers of Newton on Ouse thoroughly spoilt by two splendid pubs.

Pocktoberfest cancelled due to building work

York Press: .

10:52am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE popular Pocktoberfest beer and music festival will not take place this year, organisers have announced.

How twitter drove me to the pub

York Press:

9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

How social media can revolutionise your drinking habits

10 years in and many more ahead, for goalscoring landlord

York Press:

12:42pm Saturday 26th July 2014

We talk to a pub landlord who has gone from hitting the net to hitting the bar.

Historic pub stories to be re-told in York

York Press:

10:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STORIES of long-lost brewers and pub landlords will be recounted this Sunday, when a new guided walk is held at York Cemetery.

Fossgate Social offers the best of both worlds

York Press: BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: The Fossgate Social   Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:36pm Saturday 19th July 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON mixes his drinks at a trendy new hang-out in York.

York pub re-opens after £160,000 refurb

York Press: The newly refurbished Fulford Arms with (l-r), Rob abbey, Steph Collinson, Chris Tuke, Ellie Cox and Chris Sherrington   Picture Frank Dwyer (8111134)

12:59pm Saturday 12th July 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON welcomes the dawn of a new era at a popular York pub.

The Jolly Farmers in Leavening to host beer festival

York Press: Landlord Dan Farrall (correct) who is holding a beer festival at the Jolly Farmers Leavening .Nigel Holland (7976433)

9:10am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THERE will be bitter and batter galore at a village beer festival this week.

New brewery launches in York

York Press:

2:14pm Saturday 5th July 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON reports on York's new brewery

The wheel ale revolution

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1:10pm Saturday 28th June 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON revisits a favourite haunt and finds things twice as nice

UPDATED: Huge refurbishments for 3 York pubs

York Press:

11:40am Friday 20th June 2014

Three York pubs have undergone major refurbishments, costing a total of £3 million

All set for the Poppleton Peleton

York Press: Poppleton Beer Festival Committee, from left ; Mike Walshaw, Jean-Paul Gordon, John Boyle and Rich Fox who have laid on special beers to commemorate the World Cup and the Tour de France for the festival on June 20th and 21st. Pic by Jo Hughes (7113639)

11:41am Saturday 14th June 2014

In this week’s PINTS OF VIEW, Gavin Aitchison blows the whistle for a summer of sport and beer.

Boom time for beer lovers

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12:28pm Saturday 7th June 2014

GAVIN FROST enjoys the burgeoning beer scene in Harrogate.

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