Compass Distillers is a grain to glass distillery and captures the Nova Scotian experience in a bottle by harvesting local grain & unique wild plants to make award-winning, handcrafted spirits. Compass Distillers began production in July of 2017, and distills Rhumb, Spiced Rhumb, Vodka, Gin, Gin Wild, Barrel-Aged Gin, Spring GiNS – Gathered in Nova Scotia, Aquavit & Moonshine. In less than a year Compass Distillers has been awarded 13 medals including Double Gold at the Denver International Spirits Competition (Gin Wild), Gold at the New York International Spirits Competition (Gin Wild), & Gold at the Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition (Gin). They were also awarded Nova Scotia Distillery of the Year 2018 NYISC. Compass Distillers is located in the North End of Halifax. The production facility includes everything needed to take raw ingredients & craft them into fine spirits. The front of the facility is marked by The Tower Bar, which houses the tasting room, bar & retail space.
North End Halifax