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“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 … Continue reading

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Moonshine Mystic, Rural Missouri

  Moonshine Mystic by Rural Missouri Magazine (click here for article link)

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417 Magazine Whiskey Fest 2012

417 Magazine (link),  Big Cedar Lodge (link)

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Distillery Continues Ozarks Tradition

“Blansit may use some new equipment, but his techniques are centuries old. He said he considers it a privilege to continue to educate the public about the skill and ingenuity of the men who comprise a significant part of the … Continue reading

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Cindy Woolf at Copper Run

She works at Copper Run Distillery in Walnut Shade and frequently plays there with Bilyeu on Sunday afternoons. They plan to record the songs there, and Bilyeu will produce the CD — quick and simple, with no specific deadline. “Something … Continue reading

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Copper Run Distillery: It’s About Quality, Not Quantity! – OzarksFirst.com

Copper Run Distillery: It’s About Quality, Not Quantity! – OzarksFirst.com. (open title in new tab or window to view video)

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Giving Green For The Holidays

Article from Greene Magazine encouraging local Holiday gifts.  Greene Magazine (link)  

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Missouri Life

“Sippin’ History At Copper Run” by Sandy Clark, photo by Mark Scheifelbein. Article in Missouri Life Magazine, October 2011. For link to Missouri Life click here.

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Springfield Business Journal

“Business by the Barrel.  The Road to Ozarks Moonshine.  Alcohol artisan Jim Blansit taps into the budding micro-distillery industry.” by Eric Olson of Springfield Business Journal (linked)

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First Friday Art Walk, August

Complementary Rum tasting paired with truffles infused with  Copper Run Rum. Elle’s Patisserie (link)

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The Best of Branson SUMMER 2011

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BCC Interview

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eat, drink and be merry

Thank you to everybody who came to enjoy the YMCA benefit at Murder Rock

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Taste and Science

At The Discovery Center view video here: KOLR10 link to Discovery Center

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KOLR10 News

see video at link here: OzarksFirst.com

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Wild Card Best of Rural Missouri

Copper Run was voted Rural Missouri´s winner of the Southwest best of Wild Card.  linked here:  http://www.ruralmissouri.org

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Distillation Workshop MSU

   link to the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station

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Addy Awards

Creativore took Gold for best package with the Moonshine label and Silver with the Rum at the Addy Awards.  It was a great evening finished off with a fearless snowball fight. p.s. Aris knows… go european, try the moonshine freezing … Continue reading

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American Craft Spirits Interview

An Interview with Jim Blansit, Owner and Artisan Distiller at Copper Run Distillery, in Walnut Shade, MO. read full interview at following link:  americancraftspirits.com American Craft Spirits: Some of the best oak in the world which is used to age … Continue reading

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KSPR News Coverage

Video featured by KSPR that can also be viewed at Worldnews Distilleries(link)

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American Craft Spirits Score

Score: 88 “The IU building where I work is very close to a large WPA-era Victorian-style greenhouse, a place where I often retreat during the cold, gray months, when there’s no discernible difference between morning and afternoon light. Once inside, … Continue reading

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Missouri Vacation Magazine

“It started at age 13, when Blansit and his brother were growing up on their grandparents’ land in Walnut Shade. Their mother always whipped up things like homemade ketchup or peanut butter. “I always knew I could make anything I … Continue reading

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American Distilling Institute 2010, Whiskey and Moonshine Distilling Conference

“An underlying trend in this year’s sessions was a marked increase in topics dealing with artisan whiskeys from an international perspective.” —MODERN DISTILLERY AGE WEEKLY (LINK) image from Whiskey Intelligence (link) Jim with Lincoln Henderson Master Distiller, Sherman Owen Artisan … Continue reading

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Creativore Labels

moonshine on bear creek by David Blansit studio image by Steven Smith labels thanks to  Creativore

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417 Magazine

“More Than Moonshine” article from 417Mag.com(LINK) “It started at age 13, when Blansit and his brother were growing up on their great grandparents’ land in Walnut Shade. Their mother always whipped up things like homemade ketchup or peanut butter. ‘I … Continue reading

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Modern Moonshine Techniques, Bill Owens

Book by Bill Owens (link) contribution by Jim Blansit http://www.distillery.com (link) Directory of Craft Distillers (link)   

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