Ironworks Distillery
Ironworks Distillery
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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, Whisky and several delicious fruit liqueurs. Tastings are free. Please contact us to check on the tour availability.
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  • pete m
    Moncton, Canada305 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Blacksmith to Distillery... Well Played.
    Being a fan of both history and rum, this stop was a no brainer !! The building just oozes with history as you step into it. The lady let us try a few samples of their offerings (kicks the day off with a bang !) and we chatted on the history of the original blacksmith shop and ownership. We liked and purchased their vodka and Bluenose rum. Make it a stop if you are in town.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 19, 2023
  • Susan P
    Putnam, Connecticut945 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Maple Rum in Historic Ironworks Building
    If you are nearby and appreciate quality spirits, I suggest sopping at the distillery. The liquors are wonderful. My husband and I enjoyed complimentary samples in the historic ironworks building. The building itself has been updated only to a point, maintaining its authenticity and charm. We purchased the maple rum, with just a hint of sweetness, the gin and vodka.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 27, 2023
  • Randy H
    167 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good tour
    We did the 45 minute tour and tasting today. Great experience. It was informative and interesting to learn about the building history and about the spirits. The tasting portion was definitely worth the $25 tour price. Highly recommend.
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 29, 2023
  • Ken D
    Ottawa, Canada128 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fun tour in a cool space
    We learned a lot in our tour and Greg gave us lots of samples too. The Distillery is in an old forge and is a character filled space. There are plenty of liquor options as well as other merchandise. Even without a tour, it's a good place to browse and perhaps enjoy a sample or two. Easy walking distance to the waterfront and other shops.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written August 23, 2023
  • saramencia
    Stoney Creek, Canada48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Outstanding
    Such a great store to visit. The service is just outstanding and the products are of very high quality. They take a lot of pride of the care and knowledge they put to their products and I can tell why!!!!! When you visit Ludenburg, don’t miss to come here and bring with you some gifts for family and friends!!!!
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written May 25, 2024
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RSoxFamily2011
Yarmouth, Canada444 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
We were 2 couples on a 45 minute Guided Tasting tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the tour took us throughout the building, to various stages of distilling. We tasted about 10 different rums/eau de vies, including the Pear-in-the-bottle Eau de Vie!! It was absolutely amazing! This was a surprising highlight of our visit to Lunenburg -- don't miss it!
Written May 26, 2024
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saramencia
Stoney Creek, Canada48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
Such a great store to visit. The service is just outstanding and the products are of very high quality. They take a lot of pride of the care and knowledge they put to their products and I can tell why!!!!!

When you visit Ludenburg, don’t miss to come here and bring with you some gifts for family and friends!!!!
Written May 25, 2024
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Ken D
Ottawa, Canada128 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We learned a lot in our tour and Greg gave us lots of samples too. The Distillery is in an old forge and is a character filled space. There are plenty of liquor options as well as other merchandise. Even without a tour, it's a good place to browse and perhaps enjoy a sample or two. Easy walking distance to the waterfront and other shops.
Written August 23, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Randy H
167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
We did the 45 minute tour and tasting today. Great experience. It was informative and interesting to learn about the building history and about the spirits. The tasting portion was definitely worth the $25 tour price. Highly recommend.
Written July 29, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Susan P
Putnam, CT945 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
If you are nearby and appreciate quality spirits, I suggest sopping at the distillery. The liquors are wonderful. My husband and I enjoyed complimentary samples in the historic ironworks building. The building itself has been updated only to a point, maintaining its authenticity and charm. We purchased the maple rum, with just a hint of sweetness, the gin and vodka.
Written July 27, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

pete m
Moncton, Canada305 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Being a fan of both history and rum, this stop was a no brainer !! The building just oozes with history as you step into it. The lady let us try a few samples of their offerings (kicks the day off with a bang !) and we chatted on the history of the original blacksmith shop and ownership. We liked and purchased their vodka and Bluenose rum. Make it a stop if you are in town.
Written July 19, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Gabrielle G
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
We did a tasting tour and couldn’t believe how great it was! There were plenty of tastings and our spirit sommelier Meg, was incredible! So much knowledge about the products and really made the experience that much better! 100% recommend this!!! The raspberry liquor was deliciousssss!!
Written July 7, 2023
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Sam333lion
Quebec City, Canada123 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Great product with a large selection of different product overall.
We did the tour and did enjoy it alot! I dont remember the name of the tour guide but she was quite perfect to share the informations.I been to many distillery in my life but this one was quite neat according to the local history of lunenburg . I liked the bluenose rum quite alot.
Written June 18, 2023
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pat p
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Knowledgeable staff. Tiny place that had a few nice alcoholic beverages. From there Vodka to Rum, it was all nice. Been there every time we are back in Nova Scotia
Written May 28, 2023
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Gillian R
North Vancouver, Canada55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Had a great visit to Ironworks distillery. The tasting experience is not to be missed! Fabulous service. Came away with a bottle of their maple rum and some sample liquors… hummm hummm
Written October 17, 2022
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