Rum: The Spirit of Louisbourg
Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB
Savour the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum and be part of a colonial tradition, as you hear the story behind one of the most popular drinks of 18th-century Louisbourg. Sample an authentic Rum Punch recipe and learn how sugar cane and its alcoholic offshoot influenced trade, shipping, and slavery in colonial North America. Parks Canada has partnered with Authentic Seacoast Company, who created a signature edition rum that is maturing in oak barrels at the Fortress of Louisbourg. Fortress™ Rum captures the authentic spirit of New France's historic rum trade. À la santé and cheers!
Fortress Rum™ Tasting is offered daily from June 1 to October 14, 2019. 35 minutes.
The Fortress Rum Tasting experience is part of Nova Scotia Good Cheer Trail, Canada's first brewery, winery, and distillery trail.
Fortress Rum™ is also available at the Fortress' period restaurants and boutique, throughout Nova Scotia at select Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) stores and other fine spirits retailers. Read more about Fortress Rum™ at: http://www.fortressrum.com/