The Blacksmith’s Shop
2 Kempt Street
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Canada B0J 2C0
902 640 2424
By land (from Halifax)
Take Hwy 103 – the main route from Halifax (or from Bridgewater and points west) – to Exit 11 and head south on Hwy 324 until it ends. Turn left and drive through town on Lincoln Street. The first stop sign is King Street. Keep going for several more blocks. The second stop sign is Kempt Street. Turn right. Ironworks is one block down on the left-hand corner, just before you hit the water (not recommended).
By sea (from the world)
On entering Lunenburg harbour, anchor anywhere to the west of the main inbound channel, south of the line joining the lighted buoys. Row over to the Railroad Wharf. Walk up the hill past the Dory Shop to Montague Street. Turn right and you’ll see Ironworks Distillery on the next corner.
Hours of Operation – 2020
January – April : Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12 noon until 5 pm
May – June : Every day 12 noon – 5 pm
July – September: Every day 10am – 7pm
October – December: Every day 12 – 5pm
Closed on: New Years Day Jan 1, Good Friday April 10, Easter Sunday April 12, Thanksgiving Monday Oct. 12, Remembrance Day Nov. 11, Christmas Dec. 25 & Boxing Day Dec. 26.
WHERE TO BUY
Bluenose Rum, Vodka, and Gin available at select NSLC shops. Check out their website mynslc.com for exact addresses.
Available at assorted Farmer’s Markets year round:
Halifax Seaport Market – Saturdays 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wolfville Farmer’s Market – Saturdays 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
During the winter we attend the Truro Farmers’ Market – on the following Saturdays: January 18, February 15, March 21, April 11 and May 16 – from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
During the Summer – from June until Thanksgiving we attend farm markets in these locations: Lunenburg (Thursday mornings), Hubbards Barn, Truro and Annapolis Royal (Saturday mornings)
Limited selection available in Alberta – search for Ironworks products on Liquor Connect.
You can now book a tour online up until midnight the day before the tour begins. To reserve space on the day please call the distillery shop at (902) 640-2424