Chart your course and find your way...
We continually rotate our brewing schedule to offer a vast array of styles and super fresh beer.
Scroll below for descriptions on a handful of our yearly rotationals, Limited Batches and Uncharted Series offerings.
Our "Limited Batch" ales are specialty ales brewed depending on the season or brewers inspirations. They include but are not limited too; Altbier, Barelywine, Belgian's, Black Pepper Porter, Blonde Ale, Brown Ale, Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, Coffee Porter, Dampfbier, Double Porter, ESB, Heather Ale, Holiday Ale, Gose, Gruit Ale, Kottbusser, Oatmeal Stout, Russian Imperial Stout, RyePA, Sasion/Farmhouse, Smoked Porter, Springline, Summer Ale, Winter Warmer, and Wheatwine to name a few. The possibilities are endless!
Our newest project the "Uncharted Series" is a variation of American Pale Ale's, India Pale Ale's, and Double IPA's. Which include Beacon, Give-Way Vessel Double IPA, Dead Ahead Double IPA, Mosaic Double IPA, Navigator, Cocked Hat Double IPA, NEAP Extra Pale Ale, and others being added monthly.
Some popular offerings...
The Brewery & Taproom
The brewery is located at 122 Western Ave in Lowell, MA. The taproom is open for 16oz pours, *growler fills (see note below) and merchandise sales on Thursday's 4PM - 10PM, Friday's 5-10PM, Saturday's 2-8PM, and Sunday's 12-5PM. When the taproom is open you can usually find a Food Truck parked out front or a vendor setup inside. For the latest information, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or check out our RELEASE/UPDATES page.
Planning a visit to the brewery? If so, you can find us directly under the large "Western Ave Studios" sign... you can't miss it. Upon entering the brewery you'll be greeted by someone from our team. If your are interested in the 2 minute tour just ask we'll happily show you our operation. We invite all to hangout, enjoy our beers, chat with us and our other guests. During good weather months our outdoor beer patio is open for additional seating and backyard games such as cornhole and others. We love meeting new people and seeing familiar faces. All are welcome however you must be 21 years of age to enjoy the beer. The taproom is pooch and Kid friendly as long as both play well with others. We do have a leash policy... All dogs must be leashed and in control at all times.
Our taproom is also available for private events and social gatherings. For rates email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
* Navigation Brewing Co. fills BLANK, CLEAN, CAPPED, and SIZE STAMPED personal 750ml, 32oz, and 64oz growlers in addition to our own branded 32oz & 64oz growlers. We will not guarantee personal growlers will hold carbonation.
GPS Directions: Intersection of School St & Western Ave
Due to demand here at the brewery taproom, shipments to our draft accounts have become rare. We hope to fix this problem with our recent purchase of a new brew-house and fermenters... For now the best shot at getting your taste buds on our handcrafted ales is straight from the source on Thursday's 4-10pm, Friday's 5-10pm, Saturday's 2-8pm, and Sunday's 12-5pm during our taproom/growler fill hours.
Due to demand here at the brewery taproom, shipments to our retail accounts have become rare. We hope to fix this problem with our recent purchase of a new brew-house and fermenters... For now the best shot at getting your taste buds on our handcrafted ales is straight from the source on Thursday's 4-10pm, Friday's 5-10pm, Saturday's 2-8pm, and Sunday's 12-5pm during our taproom/growler fill hours.
Bob Johnson, Head Brewer/CEO
Bob loves brewing. He spends a great deal of time researching and constructing new recipes as well as redefining and resurrecting long lost styles. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, his Buddy Dudes “aka” grandkids, his daughters, family and friends by the backyard pool or on the beach in Maine.
PJ Mercier, Brewer/CMO
If PJ isn't at the brewery, he is hanging out with his wife and their four children or he is lost in the woods. He also enjoys skiing, homesteading, and the pioneer ways of life.
The Navigation Brewing Co. Crew
Our crew is made up of an awesome and helpful group of staff and volunteers that do everything from attend events, assist with production and man the taproom.