Welcome to Copper Run

Copper Run Distillery is the first legal distillery in the Ozark Mountains since the prohibition ended in 1933

The Signature Barrel Program

A unique experience for Whiskey Lovers, learn the secrets of hand crafted whiskey, a barrel at a time!

Gold Award - Best in Category


We offer tours of the distillery and samples of our spirits! Tours hours: 12.00, 2:00 and 4:00pm


Small Batch Big Passion pays off with Gold!!

4/11/2015 Walnut Shade, Missouri. We are very excited to announce that Copper Run Distillery’s, Overproof White Rum was awarded a Gold Medal and Best in Category awards during the American Distilling Institute’s “9th Annual Judging of Craft American Spirits” that took place in Louisville, Kentucky on the 31st of March 2015. This was the first competition entry

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The Art of the Ozarks: Copper Run Distillery

By Ashley Nease, Whersky.com Whisky enthusiasts are seeing a rapid rise in upstart craft distillers in parts of the US that don’t make a lick of sense historically. Though our tongues are excited to try all of the innovative flavors and new offerings, we can’t help but wonder, where are the roots of American distilling

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Announcing The Signature Barrel Program

Learn the secrets of hand crafted Whiskey, a barrel at a time! The signature barrel program by Copper Run Distillery. Walnut Shade, Missouri (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 Copper Run Distillery announces the launching of its Signature Barrel Program, an innovative new product that offers whiskey lovers a chance to learn the secrets of making hand

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Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Copper Run Distillery has been declared a 2014 “Winner of a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor!” The Certificate of Excellence award is given to outstanding hospitality businesses that have received praise and recognition in reviews by TripAdvisor travelers. This means that YOU have consistently given great feedback on TripAdvisor about your experience here at Copper Run

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The “Overproof” Ozark Mountain Moonshine

WALNUT SHADE, Missouri, Jan. 18, 2014 – Copper Run Distillery takes whiskey making to the next level. Following the success of the “Ozark Mountain Moonshine”, Copper Run Distillery is happy to present its new offering of white whiskey. The “Overproof” Ozark Mountain Moonshine! Copper Run has created a new experience in the white whiskey category.

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40 Proof Breakfast at Springfield’s Farmers Market of the Ozarks

by BY DAVE LOWRY from stlmag.com – article link Saturday morning, 10 a.m., and we’re standing in the chilly rain, drinking whiskey. To which, those who know us, will say, “Yes, and?” To which we say, “Well, we’re not usually doing it in the rain now, are we?” Actually, we’re just sampling the product, the pride of

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Distillery adds a shot of art to its mix

Four years ago, Jim Blansit opened Copper Run Distillery in Walnut Shade to sell homemade moonshine, a word that used to describe illegally produced spirits but is basically unaged corn whiskey. He wanted to continue the tradition of moonshining in the Ozarks, but legally. Not content, however, with simply staying busy making moonshine and a

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Shine On

Moonshine distillery best-kept travel secret in the Ozarks, so ’shine on. “Tucked back in the hills just north of Branson, sits one of the best kept secrets in Missouri – the Copper Run Distillery. It is 10 o’clock on a cold Saturday morning, and I’ve bellied up to the bar, ready to taste a shot

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Sippin’ History at Copper Run

  Sippin’ History at Copper Run– Missouri Life Moonshine evokes a romantic image. In the Ozarks, it is an image of mountain men, hillbillies, and prohibition-era car chases, but its roots run deeper than that. Elizabethan technology and geographic necessities came together in a trade mastered by Scotsmen, the Irish, and their descendants. At Copper

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Drink of the Month

A little whiskey and moonshine turn traditional apple cider into a delectable delight. Cost: $8 Where to Get It: Copper Run Distillery 1901 Day Road, Walnut Shade, 417-587-3456, www.copperrundistillery.com What’s Inside: Moonshine, apple cider, brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla What it Tastes Like: Nestled deep in the woods of Walnut Shade, Copper Run Distillery’s tasting

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