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The Hardy Distillery

Distilleries in Trinité, Martinique

The Hardy Distillery
The Hardy Distillery
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Discover a world of traditions and flavours

Are you a heritage lover looking for an activity to discover the history of Martinique? Don't hesitate to go to the heart of the island, to visit the Hardy Distillery! This former sugar house will open its doors to reveal all its manufacturing secrets.

An excursion into an authentic universe awaits you! Combining the flavours of amber rum and the smell of sea spray, this incursion will delight your taste buds. In a timeless place, you will learn the secrets of agricultural rum production.

You will get to know the culture of sugar cane. The mysteries of rum fermentation and aging will be revealed to you. You will also have access to the Hardy Rum boutique and its exclusive range of spirits.

The agricultural rums are certified AOC, IGP, IG, a guarantee of quality and excellence. In a place where nature is omnipresent, between fields and sea, it is a playful and tasty stroll that awaits you. A testimony to the living heritage, this ancient production site is intimately linked to the history of the island of Martinique.

Come and take a tour: you will be seduced by the beauty of the landscape and the historical character of the place!

Immerse yourself in the history of the XIXᵉ and XXᵉ century

Come and stroll around the Hardy Distillery, a real institution located on a peninsula. If you have a taste for adventure and discovery, this treasure trove of history created in 1830 will fascinate you.

The stories of sugar cane exploitation and agricultural rum production will take you on a journey back in time. You will have access to the reception and crushing areas of the cane. You will then be taught the fermentation and distillation processes. The original machines, still on site, will be presented to you.

In the heart of a natural area, walk through the sugar cane fields going back in time :) An authentic and picturesque site awaits you, it is on this land that Hardy rum flourishes. It is a real dive through a family history, through generations, which awaits you. The know-how held by the Hardy family, passed down since the XIXᵉ century, will amaze and delight you. And after the visit, let yourself be tempted by a tasting session.

Treat yourself to a tasting session in a timeless place

At the Hardy Distillery, you will learn the process of making agricultural rum, from the crushing of the cane to the distillation. The tour of the site will show you the old facilities and machinery used in the rum making process. You will be taught how molasses and cane juice are produced. The site is no longer in production, but the shop is the only outlet on the island for Hardy Rum. A rare and exclusive resource awaits you!

During the tasting, you will be able to taste white and amber rums, others aged in oak barrels. Taste an old rum and appreciate its aromas, resulting from a traditional maturation. You will have the opportunity to buy spirits with maritime aromas, subtle and perfect to enhance a cocktail or a recipe. The original taste of Rum Hardy, slowly matured and lulled by the maritime fragrances, will seduce you.

And if you come early, it's a real " take-off" that awaits you: a term used when you drink rum for breakfast!

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