Rum: The Spirit of Louisbourg

Contact

Phone 902-733-3552

Website pc.gc.ca

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB
Community: Louisbourg

Discover the taste and aroma 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 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. Cheers

  • FortressTM Rum tasting and sample of 18th-century rum punch
  • Rum trade fascinating history talk
  • Daily, June 1 – October 9, 2017 (19 years and up) – 35 minutes

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