Landwash Brewery is a craft brewery located in Mount Pearl Newfoundland
We have begun our 2018 “soft launch” hours for our taproom and retail space. We are pleased to be offering beer by the glass, cans, and growlers out of our 181 Commonwealth Avenue location.
ABOUT THE TAPROOM
Our taproom has a capacity of 48 people and serves all of our beer as well as rotating guest taps from our favourite Newfoundland Craft Breweries as well as Kombucha from The St. John's Fermentary. Our hours are listed on the side of this page. Order at the bar, share a table, and enjoy. We do not currently offer food at our taproom.
About our Retail
Our retail shop currently has the same hours as our taproom. We sell cans of all of our beers (when available) as well as growlers, hats, toques, t-shirts, glasses, and hoodies for you to take home. We do not currently offer any online ordering.
About the people of Landwash
Landwash Brewery has three co-owners, Jennifer Defreyne (our engineer and special project manager), Christina Coady (our head brewer) and Chris Conway (our General Manager). Chris and Christina are both Newfoundlanders who cut their teeth brewing up in Toronto, while Jen is from Ontario and worked extensively as a project engineer in Newfoundland. We share lots of stories about the ownership and operations team as well as our enthusiastic staff on our social media, so follow along!
Follow us along on our social media on facebook, instagram, and twitter to see what’s happening at the brewery and find out about new beer releases before they happen. Have a question or media inquiry? Please use the contact us form located on this webpage.
181 Commonwealth Avenue
Newfoundland and Labrador
Hours (Taproom + Retail)
Thursday 4 PM - 10 PM
Friday 4 PM - 10 PM
Saturday 12 PM - 10 PM
Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM
LAST UPDATED DECEMBER 11, 2018
At Landwash Brewery we brew a range of modern American interpretations of classic and emerging beer styles. We offer products to drink in our taproom, in kegs to select restaurants and bars, and in growlers and cans to take home to consume. We are currently working to get our production to a point where all of these are always available in all formats, but for now this list shows what we have available in each format.
“One Wave” Blonde Ale (4.7% alc/vol)
Currently available in the taproom.
Our go-to beer after a long brew day, One Wave use our favorite Old World hops – Czech Saaz and French Strisselspalt – to create light citrus and spice notes that make for an easy drinking but flavourful blonde ale.
“That Much Ocean” New England IPA (5.7% alc/vol)
Currently available in the taproom.
Inspired by the cloudy, hazy beers of New England, That Much Ocean is loaded with Azacca and Mosaic hops for a juicy aroma of orange and tropical fruits without the bitterness you might expect from a British or West Coast IPA.
“Hazures’ Rock” Breakfast Stout (4.4% alc/vol)
Currently available in the taproom and in cans and growlers (0.95L and 1.89L).
Brewed with oats and featuring Jumping Bean’s Tanzanian Roast Coffee, Hazures’ Rock (pronounced hay-jers) is roasty and smooth with notes of chocolate and dried fruit. Named after the “Hare’s Ears” rock formation in Branch, NL.
“Brackish” Sour Ale w/Newfoundland Sea Salt (4.8% alc/vol)
Currently available in the taproom and growlers (0.95L and 1.89L).
Featuring the beautiful sea salt from Newfoundland Salt Company, Brackish is our interpretation of a German Gose (pronounced gose-ah), a tart and refreshing wheat ale. Instead of the traditional coriander, we’ve used Citra hops to add more bight lemony and orange aromatics.
As we work to get our production to the point where all brands are always available, please consult this table to see what brands are available in each format.
Growler Fills for Hazures Rock are $9.99/0.95L and $17.99/1.89L
We do not currently have gift cards (in progress) and we do not support online ordering for merchandise at this moment.
Baseball Cap, $20
T-Shirt $25 (Black or Grey)
Zip-up Hoodie, $65
Snifter Glass, $8
Shaker Glass, $8
Sample Glass, $5
Can Koozie, $5
We sell our growlers in both sizes (0.95L and 1.89L, we just call them big and small growlers here). Our growler price is not a deposit on the glass it is a final sale and we do not take growlers back for a refund. Once you buy it, you own it and you can take the very best care of it for a long life of use. Because we only sell growlers, we will fill any growler with a marked volume that conforms to the two sizes we have approved pricing for from the NLC (the Newfoundland Liquor Corporation). We reserve the right to refuse to fill a growler that isn’t clean to our standards (as listed on our growler, rinse the growler with warm water once it’s empty and let it dry without the lid which is disposable and will be replaced next fill). Before we fill your growler we will rinse it with cold water and fill it with the beer of your choosing. Be sure to check out availability as not all beers sold at the taproom are always available for growler fills. Due to concerns with filling we do not currently fill or service GrowlerWerks growlers.
DIRECTIONS AND LOCATION
Not from around here?
Here are a few ways to find us from downtown St. John’s or from all points west of here. We’re on the upper part of Commonwealth, close to the highway and the iconic Orange Store. We have a big sign, so we’re kinda hard to miss! While much of Newfoundland is vast, we’re very close to it all in the heart of the North East Avalon, Mount Pearl.
The Direct Route from Downtown
The Pitts Memorial Drive Highway that exits downtown is by far the fastest way to get to Landwash Brewery from Downtown St. John’s. A quick ten minute drive from the start of the highway downtown will take you to the Commonwealth Avenue turn off to Mount Pearl. Simply exit there and take a right onto Commonwealth Avenue. Continue past the lights and the iconic Orange Store and you’ll find us on that same side of the street next to the Mount Pearl Auto King.
The scenic Route from Downtown
Felling like a drive past historic houses, a beautiful park, and the best little local farm? This is the route for you! If you are on Water Street in St. John’s (perhaps visiting Yellowbelly Brewery) you simply need to continue driving west. This will take through the developing Water Street West district and onto Waterford Bridge Road where you’ll wind past some of the nicest heritage homes in St. John’s. Then it’s past Bowering Park where the road becomes Brookfield Road and the houses space out into farmland. There you’ll find Lesters’ Farm which showcases some of the best produce grown in Newfoundland. A few minutes past there you’ll reach the first traffic lights you’ll have seen since downtown St. John’s where you turn right onto Commonwealth Avenue (again, at the Orange Store). Continue for a minute on Commonwealth Avenue and we’ll be on your right, next to the Mount Pearl Auto King.
From All points West
If you’re coming in from an excursion around the bay all you need to do it turn off the Trans Canada Highway at the Pitts Memorial (follow signs for Downtown St. John’s) and then exit at the Commonwealth Avenue interchange. Turn left onto Commonwealth and continue past the lights and the Orange Store. We’re just past the intersection on the right.
Or if you’re taking a drive down the Irish Loop through the Goulds, you can just keep on Highway 3, the Robert E. Howlett Memorial Drive, which will turn into Commonwealth Avenue.
Feel free to drop up a line about anything at all. We'll try to get back to you as soon as we can.