Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

RUM: THE SPIRIT OF LOUISBOURG Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

Discover the taste and aroma of the most popular drink 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 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! • Fortress™ Rum tasting and sample of 18th-century rum punch • Rum trade fascinating history talk • Daily, June 1st - Oct. 14th, 2019 (19 years and up) – 35 min. $10.80 per person