Quidi Vidi Brewery in St. John’s, Newfoundland was the province’s first craft brewery when it originally opened in 1996.
Today, it is also Newfoundland’s largest craft brewery, producing about 7,500 hL (750,000 liters) of beer annually.
Quidi Vidi was started by Dave Fong and Dave Rees in 1996, in a small fishing village near downtown St. John’s.
The old fish plant was converted into the brewery after the cod industry collapsed in the early 90’s.
Today it’s more than a brewery, it’s a part of our social culture.