Craft beer in Swansea has grown at a fast pace, as the interest in Craft beer intensifies, Swansea, like other UK cities, has welcomed a surge in Craft Breweries. The second largest city in Wales, proud home of Wales' most famous poet, Dylan Thomas, Swansea includes the stunning Gower peninsular, home to the craft beer producers, Gower Brewery, whose ales are as rich as the landscape, and Drop Bear Beers, Wales' first alcohol free craft brewery, creating some delicious alcohol free craft beers from their Swansea base.
Stretching from Swansea's city center is the pretty Mumbles, a length of shops, bars, and restaurants along Swansea's beachfront, and although the infamous Mumbles mile has since passed into legend, you'll find plenty of good craft beer on offer. Here lives the Pilot microbrewery, always worth a visit, and Mumbles' first craft beer brewery, a real stalward of Swansea's craft beer scene.
Leaving Swansea north of its picturesque marina, where you'll find Beer Riff Brewery and their exciting craft beers, you enter the Swansea valley which extends towards the foothills of the Brecon Beacons, along the way you'll a collection of diverse craft brewers, including Boss Brewery, 9 Lives, and Freetime.
Those are just a handful of the amazing craft breweries you will find in Swansea, whose craft beers you simply must try