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Bongos and 2CVs come on over to our brewery

Happiness is a night in a Bongo

When Jenny of Wye Knot 2CVs got in touch about organising a look round the brewery with her summer gathering of 2CVers, we thought we would open this up to Bongos, as we are Frendee owners ourselves. Brewery tour and fab vehicle get together, from …

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Brewery shop opening hours

Swan Brewery signs

If you’ve tried our beer in a pub and would like to enjoy it at home, we have a small brewery shop which is open on Fridays 9.30 to 2.30.  We have three beers in bottles, Swan Gold, Swan Amber and new Fool’s Gold.  The …

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Chutney making marathon

Chutney made with ale from Swan Brewery

At the h.Energy hub at Queenswood in October over 120 people joined in our Chutney making marathon.  Passing by we had families, couples, groups of teenagers, and a whole pack of Brownies (Hereford 19th I think).  Some people stayed to peel and chop a couple of …

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Swan Pie

Richard and Joyce Jones of Quarry Farm with Steak and Swan Pie

The most popular pie at farm and butchers shop Quarry Farm Shop, Luston is Steak and Swan Pie.  Before the police and the Queen are called, an explanation is necessary. Quarry Farm and the Farm Shop are run by the Jones family.  Stock is reared …

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What happened at Swan Brewery Open Day?

Fabulous bar staff at the Swan Brewery Open Day

We’re very proud of our brewery and love to show people around it.  We opened the doors as part of Leominster Festival on the afternoon of June 4th between 2 and 5pm.  Some people popped in for a brewery tour and a couple of drinks …

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Our brewery equipment

Digging out the mash tun at Swan Brewery in Leominster

The main brewery equipment: hot liquor tank, grist case, mash tun, copper and 2 fermentation vessels had passed through the hands of Keith Sheard of Moorside Brewery before it came to us. Keith, a former head brewer at Joseph Holt’s in Manchester, had set up his own …

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