Brewery & Historical Site sights in St John’s
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Over Signal Hill, away from town, is the tiny picturesque village of Quidi Vidi. Make your first stop Quidi Vidi Brewery, which cooks up Newfoundland's most popular microbrews. Located in an old fish-processing plant on the small wharf, it's a scenic place to slake one's thirst. The fee includes ample tastings and a bottle to sip while touring. Be sure to try the Iceberg brand, made with water from the big hunks.
Nearby you'll find the oldest cottage in North America, the 1750s-era Mallard Cottage, now a charmingly cluttered antique/junk shop. Profits go to maintenance.
The 1762 Quidi Vidi Battery atop the hill was built by the French after they took St John's. The British…