Our Story

Swig got its start in 2010 in Saint George, Utah. Owner and Founder Nicole Tanner was brainstorming with her husband one night about possible business ideas. He suggested a drive-by drink shop, something they both agreed could be successful. They opened their first location across the street from Dixie State University in April of 2010.


“We knew that there was a need for a good, fun drive-thru, and we knew that there were other people out there, like us, that enjoyed a good fountain drink,” says Tanner.

And the name? It was inspired by a single question when her husband simply asked,



Since it’s opening it has been very popular with residents and tourists alike. Customers appreciate the convenience and the variety. Whether you need a drink to cool off or just a small treat, Swig has you covered. We have become so popular that people on our Facebook page are asking us to set up a location in Salt Lake City all the time. We’ve even been featured in the news:

The popularity forced us to find and open a new location as fast as we could. In the spring of 2013 we opened our second location on Saint George Boulevard. And don’t worry… plenty more are on the way!