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Halifax Distillery Co.

Open Now: 11:00 - 00:00
Open today: 11:00 - 00:00
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Rum tasting

Another Halifax gem. Came in for a tasting and wasn’t sure what to expect. The staff were extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Impromptu visit

Nicole (from Newfoundland) couldn’t have been a more gracious hostess when we arrived wind blown... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Dianne D
Brockville, Canada
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  • Average8%
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Local distillery, full restaurant and bar! Come in and try a locally inspired craft cocktails and beers. Tours are offered daily at 1, 3, and 5pm and include a flight of our made in house rum. Home of J.D Shore Spirits and two amazing owners who...more
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1668 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S4, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-431-0505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another Halifax gem. Came in for a tasting and wasn’t sure what to expect. The staff were extremely knowledgeable concerning the history of the business and it’s historic roots to the owners family. The rum is amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I must say, we were not blown away by our visit here. We came on Monday for a late lunch and they were only serving half of their menu. That was fine, we chose the Seafood chowder and a veggie flatbread. We had come mainly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Nicole (from Newfoundland) couldn’t have been a more gracious hostess when we arrived wind blown and in need of hot coffee and rum cream. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting. Nicole was wonderful , friendly, informative, gracious, funny, welcoming. Don’t miss this charming place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 18 October 2018

After a day spent along the city's redeveloped and walkable waterfront and the Maritime Museum, it was clear we needed to chill and relax.  Recognizing it was happy hour somewhere in the world, we stopped by Halifax Distilling Company, located on Water Street. No mere...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank David-Kevin B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We did this tour. it was very informative and we really enjoyed it. The tour is about an hour long. They had a nice gift shop. I had purchased a couple of things...a little pricey but definitely not something I would find elsewhere.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mrstthom
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We stopped in to try their flight of four rums and a whisky, and found all of them very satisfying. The bartender was very personable and knew his stuff about their products. We ended up buying a bottle to take home.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Birdguy
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

These guys are completely useless. They wouldn’t let me join a tour 5 minutes after it had started. They told me to come back tomorrow. I called the following day to make sure there was a tour. When I got in they told me that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geoff H
Nicole M, General Manager at Halifax Distillery Co., responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi Geoff, Firstly, my sincerest apologies for this experience, it is definitely not our typical way of doing things. I would be interested to hear more about the specifics of your experience. Please feel free to give me a call at any time at 902-809-3540.

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Tour was $20. Mot a lot gping on the day we were there but the tour was super informative. Lots of humour and well delivered. The tasting is fun. The rum cream is amazing. Friendly young staff

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loraine01
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I love this place . Wonderful place to go downtown with friends. My favourite place to come to to hear live music . The food is great too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Took a tour with Charlie. I've never gone on a better tour, and I'm not just talking about distilleries. He was able to answer absolutely every question we fired at him, and he was happy to dig into minute detail with historical background. I loved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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