Turning brewing
on its head.
All our beers
are vegetarian
and vegan friendly.

-- about us

-- about us --

Brass Castle Brewery mashes grains, boils hop charges, pitches yeast, racks into casks and does an awful lot of cleaning, right in the centre of Malton. The result is a range of award-winning beers that find their way all around the UK.

When it began life in a garage on Brass Castle Hill in Pocklington in 2011, the brewery produced four casks at a time. Within two months Brass Castle had won Champion Beer at the York CAMRA Beer Festival. Within six months, brewing moved to Lord Halifax’s historic Garrowby Estate brewhouse and now, two years later, Brass Castle is based in Malton town centre.

At full tilt the microbrewery can produce 130 casks of beer a week. In addition to a wide range of cask ales, four beers are bottled and some beer styles are being put into kegs.

The town centre location means that the brewery is always open to visitors and will shortly open its own tap room, to serve freshly-brewed beers on site. Brass Castle has also teamed with two other companies - Yorkshire Ales and Yorkshire Homebrew - to bring a bottled beer and homebrew shop to the brewhouse.

The brewery is open Monday-Saturday and visitors are always welcome.
You will find Brass Castle behind The Gate pub at 10A Yorkersgate, Malton, YO17 7AB.

Beer comes in all shapes and sizes!  To buy our bottled beers online, visit Yorkshire Ales Bottles and 20L bag-in-box ales are available to buy and order at the Malton brewhouse.  For trade sales, please contact us directly.

-- our beers --

-- now brewing

-- now brewing --


Tail Gunner 4.0%

A rye-based bitter, gently hopped (and dry-hopped!) with Columbus.  Brewed in honour of a Jamaican air ace tail gunner who served with a Commonwealth squadron at RAF Pocklington in WWII.


Nothing just now – and no delicious malty smells over Malton!


Ginger Marmalade 4.5% – That’s all you need to know…

Burnout 5.8% – A dark porter with beech-smoked malt.


Brass Lager 5.3% - A malt-forward Vienna lager with a characteristic brass hue.

Sunshine 5.7% - A hop-heavy IPA, waiting to be kegged.


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Poor (but un-enlightened) sod walked straight into it! Check out Phil's 14 July rant on the vexed issue of 'flat' beer - available at our website: www.brasscastlebrewery.co.uk/ ... See MoreSee Less

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All set to go at the London Vegan Beer Fest! 8 beers on the bar. COME AND GET IT!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Jukebox installed in the brewery tap - ready with a bunch of random 45s for tomorrow's tap opening. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tried an all-sorghum beer before? No barley or wheat? Check out the Hoptical Illusion (4.8%) we're casting - on the bar at our Malton tap room & the London Vegan Beer Festival tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

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Aron cleaning the kettle - ready for a Burnout brew later today. ... See MoreSee Less

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-- phil's rants

-- phil's rants --

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“I don’t fancy yours much mate.  That beer’s flat.  It’s got no head.”

“It’s not flat”, I reply.  And so begins a now ritualised and tedious piece of (I like to think) performance art;  wherein I try to explain to the muppet at the bar that the carbonation level of beer is rarely connected to whether it has a frothy head or not.  If I’ve a pocket full of spare cash then I start by buying the poor unfortunate a half of whatever he or she is drinking – only poured without the sparkler fitted to the beer pump.  Sometimes – and I love it when this happens – we discover at this stage that he or she (despite the frothy head on their beer) is actually drinking a genuinely flat beer.  We then move on to a half of a coke, to prove that it’s possible for a drink to be very fizzy without a head.  Hopefully this demonstration will suffice, otherwise I have to turn into an ultra beer bore. Continue Reading

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Watch this space for the rantings of Head Brewer Phil Saltonstall. If you’re really unlucky he might even let Ian near the keyboard!


-- contact

-- contact --

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    Contact Info

  • phone:
    01653 698683
  • address:
    10a Yorkersgate, Malton, YO17 7AB