Stratford News Black Swan Brewing Company coming SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Wednesday, Mar. 26th, 2014 It looks like Stratford may soon have another brewery. Bruce Pepper and Ryan Stokes outlined their vision to City Council on Monday for the ‘Black Swan Brewing Company. It would go in at 144 Downie Street across from Hudson’s. They were at City Council looking for zoning change to accommodate the brewery and liquor license. Pepper and Stokes hope to have their Black Swan beer flowing by the fall.