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Oceans of Rum

We are excited to be hosting the release of David Mossman’s new book, Oceans of Rum: The Banana Boat Fleet in Rum-Runner Heaven, tonight in partnership with the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Nimbus Publishing. David’s book explores the history of rum running in Atlantic Canada. Looking forward to getting a copy!

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Stormy Weather Cocktail

For a real treat, try our signature cocktail, Stormy Weather, as we demonstrated on Global Morning News Halifax today. Made with all local products! The cocktail is made with JD Shore Black Rum and served on the rocks. What you need: Glass with ice Shot of JD Shore Black Rum Slice of fresh lime Propeller…

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JD Shore Rum now at the NSLC

JD Shore is made right here at the Halifax Distilling Co. in downtown Halifax. We are shipping our pallets of JD Shore Rum to the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission today. Ask for JD Shore at your local NSLC outlet!

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It’s National Rum Day!

August 16th is National Rum Day! There is always time for a cocktail. When you visit the Halifax Distilling Co. be sure and check out our cocktail flights. We are always mixing up something new using JD Shore Rum.

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Ruby Dacquiri Recipe

Perhaps you caught us recently on Global Morning News here in Halifax, where we (very quickly) demonstrated how to make a Ruby Dacquiri cocktail. Here is the recipe for the single serving: Rim your glass with sugar and lime. Add ice to both your glass and shaker. In the shaker, add a slice of grapefruit,…

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JD Shore Rum – Halifax’s Own

Halifax is Canada’s rum capital and we are proud to introduce Halifax’s new locally distilled rum – JD Shore. Each bottle is handcrafted using a small batch copper still to create a spirited, unpretentious rum made with passion, pride and can-do spirit. The rum comes in 4 varieties: Spiced Rum, White Rum, Gold Rum and…

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Welcome to the Distiller’s Journal!

Welcome to the Distiller’s Journal – a place for posting news, recipes, events and our musings. We’re an independent, small batch distillery in downtown Halifax making handcrafted spirits for people who care about how things are made. For a taste of our passion and spirit explore our journal posts. But if you find yourself in…

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Setting Up On The Halifax Waterfront

Opening day is fast approaching for us, and we’re so excited to be on the Halifax waterfront. If you’ve never been down here, this area is truly a gem. And it’s hard to believe that we’ll be part of the scene. Things are pretty busy for us, putting the finishing touches on the Distillery, but…

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Building on the tradition of four generations we’re an independent distillery using a small-batch copper still to make a selection of fine spirits right here on the Halifax Waterfront!