When the rain comes in from the South, the beacons wander closer to Brecon

The Beers

Brecon Brewing beers are best in your local
– if your pub isn’t stocking them, ask the landlord to call us!

However, for home consumption we can supply any current beer in
20litre (about 36pts) polypins or 5litre (about 8pts) mini-casks and Gold Beacons in 500ml bottles .

Both are available from the Brewery Shop, open Monday-Friday 9-5.

Visit our Online Shop today and order yourself some of our tasty ales .

Core Range

Three v4ii web Three Beacons 3.0% abv
Pale golden APA remarkably full flavoured and extensively hopped a beer that truly defies its strength. CAMRA’s Champion Bitter of Wales, 2014Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Cara malt, Malted Oats; a blend of 7 UK and US hops; yeast.Contains Gluten from Barley and Oats
Welsh v4ii web Welsh Beacons 3.7% abv
A delightful golden traditional Welsh Ale brewed with pale, gold, oat & wheat malts for a full flavour, with a refresheing blend of british hops.Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Caragold malt, Malted Oats; A blend of 5 UK hops; yeast.Contains Gluten from Barley, Wheat & Oats
Dark Beacons web Dark Beacons 3.8% abv – Casks only Available to order
A traditional Welsh Dark – deep tawny brown in colour, with an aroma of toffee and caramel. This beer is full bodied, yet suprisingly light and refreshing – a proper thirst quencher.Conatins Gluten from Barley, Oats & Wheat
 Copper v4 web Copper Beacons 4.1% abv
A beautiful Copper Ale, with a smooth malty base and a generous balance of fruity hops.Ingredients : Brecon Water, Marris Otter Pale Ale malt, Cara and Crystal malts, Malted Wheat, Sovereign, Pilgrim, First Gold and Northdown hops, yeast.Conatins Gluten from Barley & Wheat
Gold v4 web
Gold Beacons 4.2% abv
Deep golden ale brewed with Progress and Pioneer hops for a soft yet well defined bitterness, which balances the blend of malts.Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Crystal malt, Caragold malt, Malted Oats; Progress and Pioneer hops; yeast.Contains Gluten from Barley & OatsAlso Available in Bottles
Red v4 web Red Beacons 5.0% abv
A red hued proper I.P.A., full bodied with a generous balance of hops.Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Crystal malts, Cara malt, Malted Wheat; Goldings, Sovereign, Pioneer and First Gold hops; yeast.Contains Gluten from Barley, Wheat, Rye & OatsAlso Available in Bottles
Seasonal and Special Beers (Now Avaialable)
Orange Beacons 4.3% abv
A fantastically refreshing summer beer infused with fresh oranges. Brewed with a Belgian Saison yeast, this beer has the flavours of a contential wheat beer with a fabulous orange zesty aroma and flavour.  Contains Gluten from Barley and Oats.
 Genesis 4ii GTB  Genesis 4:ii GTB 5.0% abvThe perfect taste of summer – take two brewers’ imagination, add low colour malt, a huge mound of fresh limes, a healthy dose of Motueka hops and vertible cornicopia of botanicals : the result is a beer that could be the perfect Gin & Tonic! Bursting with flavours and refreshment, this is the latest in the Genesis project.Contain Gluten from Barley

The Beacons Brewhouse (Craft Beer in Keg)

Please note, not all of these are available at all times – please call us for availability

 Hollow

Beacons Brewhouse Three 3.0% abv

Intensly hoppy, full flavoured American Pale Ale

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Beacons Brewhouse Blonde 4.1% abv

Well hopped, Lagered Summer Ale

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 Beacons Brewhouse Gold 4.2% abv

Splendid Golden Ale

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Beacons Brewhouse Orange 4.3% abv

Very Pale Saison brewed with Fresh Oranges

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 Beacons Brewhouse Red 5.0% abv

Red hued I.P.A.

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 Beacons Brewhouse Choc-y-wocky 6.0% abv

 

Beware the Choc-y-wocky….

Superior Chocolate Orange Stout – brewed with fresh oranges, dark chocolate and Montbana Dark Chocolate powder from James Gourmet Coffee… Dangerously drinkable!

SIBA National Keg competition 2014 Gold Medal winner – Speciality Beers.

Also Available in Bottles

 Coming Soon!

 Blonde web Blonde Beacons 4.1% abv A lagered Summer Ale, brewed with low colour Marris Otter malt, a dash of malted oats and a goodly quantity of Australian Ella hops. The lager yeast and period of cold storage (on a bed of these hops) helps develop a very smooth flavour, with an intense aroma of peachy tropical fruits. Contains Gluten from Barley

The Genesis Project Beers (no longer available)

 YyB web  Ysbrid y Bannau : 6.5% abv Probably our most anticipated beer to date! Ysbrid y Bannau [Spirit of the Beacons] is an oak aged strong golden ale. Although technically Genesis 3:iii, this one will return from time to time…With amazing aromas of vanilla and whisky, this beer just keeps developing flavours.Enjoy!
Chocwork Orange Genesis 3:ii – The Chockwork Orange – 6.0% abv
A sumptuous velvety smooth stout, infused with fresh Oranges and lashing of dark chocolate… Brewed with the help of our friends at the Griffin at Felifach, this strong dark ale will keep you going all through the Festive period – and beyond! Terry can keep his…. Will also be available in a limited edition of bottles.
Dark Skies Genesis 3:i – Dark Skies 5.7% abv
A dark Saison brewed with fresh raspberries from Court Farm, Tillington (our neighbours at the Brecknock Farmers Market!) and Halen Môn’s sublime Vanilla Sea Salt. Although very deep Burgundy in colour, this beer is remarkably light and fresh, with all the typical Saison flavours complimented by the zing of raspberries, the smooth unctuousness of the vanilla and the final sharpness of the Sea Salt – A real star of a beer! Will also be available in a limited edition of bottles.
   Genesis 2:ii – Imperious Beacons 7.5%
The Imperial Welsh Stout – velvety smooth, deep black and with hints of smoky coffee, toffee and luscious Black Forrest gateaux.Keep your eyes open for a possible “very limited edition” bottles!
Genesis 2:i - Sie Deutch 6.0% abv
A HopfenBock – dark Bock Bier, matured for 2 months on a bed of Sladek hops
Genesis 1:iv – Omnia 4.3% abv‏    
Chestnut hued multigrain beer – complex, witty and packed with character. An heroic host of hops balance the sweetness of the grains and the artful addition of Aramis adds Gallic flair!
Genesis Babel Clip  Genesis 1:iii – Babel 3.0% abv
American Pale Ale – how to confuse your tastebuds in one easy pint! Deep Gold in colour, full bodied, and extensively hopped, this is a truely extraordinary beer…
 Genesis 1:ii – The Prophet’s Porter 5.6% abvA sumptuous dark Porter, based on a Nineteenth Century recipe
 Genesis 1:i 4.3% abv
September 2011 – In the beginning was the Wort …
The First Brew – a chestnut coloured traditional best bitter. This brew provided much technical information on the new brew kit and turned out to be a roaring success.

Previous Brews (not currently avaialble)

 Rescue II Rescue Beacons 4.0% abv
A very pale Summer Ale, brewed with Wakatu hops from New Zealand, which give a fabulous floral lime aroma. Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Low Colour malt; Wakatu, Progress and Chinook hops; yeast.5p per pint sold will be given to the Welsh Air Ambulance.Contains Gluten from Barley.
Footlit web Footlight Beacons 3.8% abvA special beer to help promote Theatr Brycheiniog in Brecon. A very pale golden ale, brewed with Styrian Goldings hops for a delightful floral/citrus aroma and a clean  crisp taste. 5p from every pint sold will be donated to Theatr Brycheiniog.Available throughout April. Contains Gluten from Barley
LHB web Lord Hobo’s Beacons – 5.5% abv
A special collaborative brew with Mike Labbe of Lord Hobo Brewing Co, Boston MA, USA. A New England PAle Ale, with a relatively modest bitterness of around 65 IBU, but a massive, extraordinary hop aroma from the use of Ella and Vic Secret hops.A very limited edition beer, available in casks and 30ltr kegs.Contains Gluten from Barley & Oats
KNB web  The Knights’ Beacons – 4.5% abv Intense Welsh Stout – Black as night, smooth and velvety, but with a steely inner strenght and hint of smokey mystery – a superb winter ale… Contains Gluten from Barley & Oats
 Bright Beacons 4.5% abv
A straw coloured best bitter, packed with a multitude of hops for full, satisfying drinking experience.Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Low Colour malt; Challenger, Williamette and Northdown hops; yeast.
Daffodil web Daffodil 4.0% abvOur Spring Seasonal – Pale yellow gold with a beautiful floral flavour.Available throughout February and March.

Snowy Beacons
Snowy Beacons – 4.4% abv
Our Ale of the month for January – a blonde Winter Ale, almost Belgian in complexity, with a gentle warming glow. Soft bitterness, with gentle vinous fruit and hop notes, this is the perfect ale for warming beside the fire after a battle with the elements.
Orange Beacons 4.3% abv
A fantastically refreshing clear summer wheat beer infused with fresh oranges. As seen at The Great British Beer Festival 2013, and the people’s choice of the 2013 Green Man Festival!Will return in time for the Great Welsh Beer Festival 2014, and the Summer…
   Black Beacons 4.5% abv
A splendid Welsh Stout – very dark, velevety smooth with hints of lucious Black Forest Gateaux.Ingredients : Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Crystal malt, Cara malt, Roasted Barley and Malted Oats; Cluster, Pilgrim, Liberty and Junga hops; yeast.Very limited edition brew – WIGIG!
Green Beacons 4.3% abv – The Hop Harvest Special
Pale golden ale brewed with fresh Fuggles straight from the fields of Little Lambswick Farm near Tenbury Wells. These fresh undried hops (which will be still growing about 3 hours before going in the beer) provide an amazingly fresh and flora aroma and flavour that can only come at hop harvest. When we know which hops we’re getting, we’ll let you know…
Jazzy Beacons 3.8% abv
A malty golden ale with a discerning floral hop flavorThe unofficial beer of the Brecon Jazz Festival and the Brecon Fringe Festival…
Sporting Beacons 4.6% abv
Dark amber refreshing premium bitter, with a spicy citrus flavour – celebrating a famous Summer of Sport in Great BritainAvailability : July – August 2012
CMYK base Twilight Beacons 4.0% abvDelicious Dark Ale with a refreshing hoppiness.
Goal – 2012 4.0% abv
Bronze hued well rounded ale – a special brew for the Euro 2012 Championships.Availability : June 2012
 Diamond Beacons 4.3% abv
An imperious red ale, brewed with a wealth of Sovereign hops – smooth, elegant and eminently enjoyable – the best way to toast sixty regal years.Ingredients : Brecon Water, Marris Otter Pale Ale malt, Cara malt, Crystal malt, malted oats, Challenger, Progress, Pioneer and Sovereign hops, yeast. Availability : May 2012
 Beacons to the Sea 4.1% abv
Celebrating 200 years of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal – zesty pale golden ale with a superb light, refreshing flavour – As seen on BBC1’s Countryfile, 08/04/12Ingredients : Brecon Water, Marris Otter Pale Ale malt, Gold malt, malted Wheat, Challenger and Brewers Gold hops, yeast – dry hopped with Goldings.Availability : April – September 2012
Cwrw-istmas Beacons 4.2% abv
Pale chestnut in colour, brewed with a blend of Christmas fruits and spices – just like a pud! Rich, warming and full of cheer.Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Cara malt, Crystal malt, Chocolate malt, Malted Oats; Progress, Goldings and Challenger hops; a blend of dried fruits, dark sugars, spices and vanilla pods; yeast.
 Bronze Beacons 3.9% abv
A bronze hued pale ale. Full bodied, with plenty of hop flavours – Cara and Oat malts provide the foretaste, with Cluster and Northdown hops providing the refreshing bitterness.Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Cara malt, Amber malt, Malted Oats; Cluster, Northdown and Sovereign hops; yeast.
 Six Beacons 4.1% abv
Our Six Nations special. A copper coloured session alewith a full character and plenty of body; slightly fruity yet seriously refreshing – a pleasure to tackle!Ingredients: Brecon water, Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, Cara malt, Malted Wheat, Crystal malt; Sovereign, First Gold, Goldings and Challenger hops; yeast.
Pale web  Pale Beacons 3.9% abvA traditional British Pale Ale – amber hued with a splendid bittereness – perfect quaffing beer!
 Wandering web  Wandering Beacons 5.0% abvA dark amber Hued Strong Best Bitter – full bodied with a great balance of fruity malt flavours and refreshing bitterness. CAMRA Medal Winner in the Champion Beer of Wales.
Buster’s Broomstick Brew 4.3% abvA Halloween Special – a spooky Blood Red Ale, but all treat, no trick!