"For a moment, you drowned in something, for lack of a better word, called joy"
– Ocean, Sue Goyette

Ironworks Blueberry Grunt

Here’s another Winter Warmer: the Blueberry Grunt is a fun way to play with teas and craft spirits without the time commitment of an infusion. As a popular Maritime dessert, this recipe just begs to be translated by our own East Coast staples, the Amber Rum and Blueberry Liqueur. • 1 oz Ironworks Amber Rum…

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Starlight Toddy

Infusing Teas into alcohol is becoming a trend which brings a new level of craftmanship and consideration to your cocktail repertoire. A tea can contribute rich aromas and layered taste notes without added heaviness, and gives unlimited opportunity to combine your favourite sipping beverages!   This toddy is best enjoyed as a mulled, large batch…

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PACING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN

This cocktail was designed to accompany poems read by Sue Goyette from her book of poetry, “Ocean”. With tartness from the Cranberry Liqueur being met with sweetness from our dark Bluenose Rum, this cocktail is as heavy-hitting as the poem it’s crafted after. • 1oz Ironworks Bluenose Dark Rum • 1oz Ironworks Cranberry Liqueuer •…

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Rogue Wave Cupcakes

This recipe was not only created and submitted by Sarah Finlayson, but she even brought some to the distillery to taste! These sweet treasures have a slight gingery spice and a decadent, creamy Bluenose icing. Warning: these are intensely delicious and not for the faint of cupcake-heart. INGREDIENTS: • 4 oz salted butter • 1/2…

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Ironworks Radler

The name means “cyclist” in German, pointing to the drinks original roots. You may not have thought to mix your beer with liqueur, but this Nova Scotian twist on the cocktail is perfect after a hot summer day of beaching, biking or just plain being.

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Riptide

This cocktail is a robust mix of flavours and features a rich layering of sweet and sour between the rum and haskap juices, and it’s lightly tempered by the classic Angostura Bitters.

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Spring Sour

This is a great sipping drink for warm summer nights. Refreshing and light. It can be modified to be slightly spicy by adding one slice jalapeño to the shaker or a small jalapeño to the syrup recipe.

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