Ironworks Distillery, Lunenburg

4.6
#2 of 9 in Breweries in Nova Scotia
Spirit connoisseurs rejoice at Ironworks Distillery, an artisanal distillery set in the historical port town of Lunenburg. The distillery manufactures and stocks a number of different spirits for purchase, including light or dark rum, vodka, and a variety of liqueurs. Browse the aesthetically pleasing vodka of varying fruit flavors, such as blueberry and raspberry. If that sounds too adventurous for you, then ask for a taste test, offered on every bottle. To visit Ironworks Distillery on your trip to Lunenburg, use our Lunenburg travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Rustic distillery in Lunenburg. Recommend a few samples. Enjoyed the Ironworks Gin and the Bluenose Rum. Picked up a few bottles and a sample pack. Great staff who we very knowledgeable.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This is a nice shop and place for tours and tastings. It's not an overdone tourist trap with too many thing for sale. To the contrary, it's kinda small, with a limited number of products for sale. The...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    We had a Distillery tour conducted by Liam, and it was wonderful. He is full of knowledge, the building is full of history, and the products were fantastic. So nice to see a local business thriving an...  more »
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  • June 27, 2017
    Ironworks distillery has amazing customer service. They went above and beyond to have products shipped to me in ALBERTA to be on time for my anniversary! We had visited the distillery a few years ago and loved the products and the people, so I am so pleased to be able to surprise my husband!! Thank you so so much!! Would recommend you to everyone, and will be returning customers!
  • July 2, 2017
    Great little distillery with high quality rum, gin, apple based vodka, and nice liqueurs. Friendly staff and a nice little tour and tasting package,all in a history blacksmith shop.
  • July 1, 2017
    Excellent tour and very informative employees. Facilities and samples are great !
  • June 26, 2017
    Great spirits. Knowledgeable staff with a good tour.
  • July 7, 2017
    Beautiful building on the Lunenburg waterfront. The tour was fun, too!

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Where to stay in Lunenburg

Among the brightly painted houses in central Lunenburg, you'll find an array of welcoming bed and breakfasts, guesthouses, and privately owned inns. Almost all offer breakfast and free parking included in the price, and their proximity to the water means you'll enjoy pleasant views no matter where you choose to stay. If you prefer to look back on the colorful town, stay south of the center along Masons Beach Road.
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