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...

Sippin’ History at Copper Run

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...

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...

VIDEO: Local Brewers Band Together to Produce Unique Drinks

KOLR 10 & Ozarks Local Entertainment interviews Jim Blansit of Copper Run Distillery and Jeff Schrag of Mother´s Brewery. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Local brewers are working together to create new products they couldn't make by themselves. Not much beer comes from a barrel...

SKY Delta

SKY, Delta Airline Magazine, September 2012 Everyone´s Talking About Boutique Distilleries "The latest craft alcohol obsession?  Small-batch...

Leaf Magazine Autumn 2012

Copper Run is dedicated to making hand-crafted spirits as well as sourcing all of their ingredients locally. They even have a local source for oak barrels for aging spirits. Owner and master distiller, Jim Blansit, sent us his moonshine Appletini recipe. Appletini 1 ½...

The Art of Moonshine

"Off the beaten path, nestled between overgrown oak trees in the Ozarks of Missouri, sits a business building its own roots." By: Tyne Morgan, Ag Day TV National Reporter Jim Blansit owns Copper Run Distillery. His canvas: a still where he’s trying to perfect an art...

Hit the road to tour area wineries

In no time at all, summer will be over, schools will resume and schedules will dominate. With the forecast indicating a cooler weekend, this could be your best chance to enjoy summer before it's all over. If you take a winery-based jaunt (with a distillery included),...

726 Harrison Interview

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Springfield News Leader

Jim Blansit built this bar with his father out of old barrels and barn beams. The tasting room is open daily and features photographs from Blansit’'s nephew; an antique stove that belonged to his grandfather; and materials for the ceiling came out of a 105-year-old...