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Ironworks Distillery

2 Kempt Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-2424
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Amazing Rum

Our first time at the distillery but not the first taste of their amazing rum and vodka(made from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CaliforniaFoodie
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San Francisco Bay Area
Local distillery

This is a local distillery in downtown Lunenburg. The building is an old blacksmith shop. Came home... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Cantal
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Ironworks Distillery opened its doors to the public in June 2010. Situated in the old town of Lunenburg and residing in the building that used to be the old marine blacksmith shop, we create small batches of artisan spirits using produce from the Maritimes. We make vodka and brandy using Annapolis Valley apples, Pear Eau-de-vie, Rum, Gin and several delicious fruit liqueurs. Tastings are free. Tours are available.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“blacksmith shop” (19 reviews)
“dark rum” (11 reviews)
“free samples” (10 reviews)
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2 Kempt Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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"blacksmith shop"
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"dark rum"
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"free samples"
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"raspberry liqueur"
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"shot glass"
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"old building"
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"amber rum"
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"great tasting"
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"barrel room"
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"taste testing"
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"fermentation room"
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"saskatoon berry"
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"main area"
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"stunning location"
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"small batch"
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"local fruit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time at the distillery but not the first taste of their amazing rum and vodka(made from apples). We first tasted Ironworks at the farmers market in Sydney. Fell in love and took two bottles back to California. Came back last year and make...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is a local distillery in downtown Lunenburg. The building is an old blacksmith shop. Came home with a bottle of raspberry liqueur made with local products.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I had been here in 2012 with my daughter and bought a nice bottle of blueberry liquer. My husband and I were there in Oct. and enjoyed several samples and took home a bottle of gin and rhubarb liqueur. Lovely people working there and excellent...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy Monday, was treated to samples of almost every available product from a very friendly sales lady. Absolutely phenomenal products and customer service. Wasn’t charged a cover charge to enter which is a nice change from most distilleries in the areas....More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We stopped by for something to do and it turned out to be one of our favorite things in the area. The two people working were very knowledgable, enjoyable to talk to and encouraged us to try different things. We left with a bottle of...More

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IronworksDistillery, Owner at Ironworks Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so very much for your kind words, Deb. I'm pleased that you had such a great time at our place. I'm the first to admit that we have wonderful staff - they have a ton of enthusiasm for our products as well as our...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We visited here twice...I bought the dark rum and a bottle of Rhubarb Liquor for my sister in Calgary. My husband was so impressed with the Rhubarb Liquor he bought one for us too!! Guests staying at my house were so impressed with it...I've had...More

Thank Lise H
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Lunenburg and my hubby really wanted to visit. We did multiple tastings...from rum, vodka, gin to lovely fruit liqueurs. There has to be one for every tastebud as they ranged from tart (rhubarb) to sweet (raspberry). Vodka and a splash of one...More

Thank Katherine Y
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We spent part of a day exploring Lunenburg. WHile we there we stopped at the distillery to look it over and do some taste testing. THe facility is very clean and inviting to visitors. The person behind the counter was particularly personable and welcoming. We...More

Thank Kevin032452
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The distillery was a stop on my bucket list of things to do in Lunenburg. We were offered a memorable tour showing the process of fermentation through distillation. Our tour guide was outgoing, welcoming and excellent in explaining the production of all products offered not...More

Thank Michael E
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was a most interesting stop as we walked around Lunenburg. The owners have taken an old marine blacksmith's shop and repurposed it so that we can enjoy what was as well as what they have made it into - a distillery. We took the...More

Thank larlen
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