Swan Gold 500ml bottles
Hops: Admiral; Czech Saaz and Slovenian Celeia.
Grains: Pale malt, wheat, crystal.
Availability: All year round.
A golden ale of 4.0% strength, Swan Gold is our flagship brew, well regarded for being refreshing, yet offering up character. The hops in this golden ale are locally grown Admiral; Czech Saaz and Slovenian Celeia. More usually found in classic lagers, Saaz is one of the 4 European 'Noble Hops', hence there's something to identify with amongst those who might coin themselves lager drinkers. Saaz lends floral, herbal and spicy notes to Swan Gold from its addition at the end of the boil in the copper and dry hopping in the fermentation vessel after fermentation is complete.
Take a look at the bottle label for Swan Gold and you'll find reference to the geocache set up to celebrate the visit of the Leominster Ale Taster to the brewery. If you'd like to know what geocaching is all about, there are some articles at Montem Life and Hobby Help to get you started.