Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum and the story of this drink made from sugar. Be part of a colonial tradition as rum was 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!

Daily
Schedule to be confirmed for the 2018 season
35 minutes

$10.80 (taxes included)
You must be 19 years of age or older.

To book:

By phone: 902-733-3552
By email: fol.tourbookings@pc.gc.ca
The experience can also be purchased on site at the De la Plagne House (#23) if available.