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

Blog Archives

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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Moonshine Mystic, Rural Missouri

Since 2009, Jim Blansit has created small-batch spirits, including moonshine, at his micro-distillery, Copper Run.

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Create Your Own Blend At Home

Join the Copper Run Barrel Club!!!

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The Distillery and Friends

Some pictures from the early days at Copper Run

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August 21st, Family and Friends, by the fire

August 21st, Family and Friends, by the fire…

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Preparing for Friends and Family

Getting everything ready at Copper Run…

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The Building Crew

The Crew: Jim Blansit Sr. and Jr. and Dave Alviar (missing Ricard Solà, the food and water girls Lois and Charity Blansit, Laura and all the ones who gave a helping hand here and there)

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