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Copper Barrel is a small town distillery with a personal feel, unlinke many of the larger... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scarter7490
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Gettin' our shine on!!

This distillery has the best crafted moonshine we've ever had. The tour and tasting was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer H
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Visit the world’s first stillhouse to legally use Wilkes County’s traditional steam-injected distillation method and you’ll discover why many experts consider our award-winning moonshines to be the world’s finest and most authentic American spirits...more
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508 Main St, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659-4406
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Copper Barrel is a small town distillery with a personal feel, unlinke many of the larger distilleries we have visited. I did not catch the names of the two ladies that helped us; but both were extremely knowledgeable and answered all of our questions both...More

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! Those ladies are our Spirit Guides, Victoria and Marcy! We're hoping the espresso will be out soon too! May you always have a shinetastic time raising your spirits! Shine On!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This distillery has the best crafted moonshine we've ever had. The tour and tasting was informative and fun. The tour guide Victoria knew everything and also included local history that we found very interesting! They didn't mind us taking photos of the inside, and the...More

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are truly glad we could raise your spirits with our taste of genuine Wilkes County moonshine! Shine on my friends!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the tour and all the info. Tasting was good, a few we tasted were not available yet. They are going to be good just wish we could of bought one. Worth the trip up to see.

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We hope our new flavors will be available soon too! Glad you had a shinetastic time and Shine On!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great product..smooth and makes a great Mojioto. Two owners are very knowledgeable and personable. Interesting and informative tour.

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We're happy to know we raised your spirts! We hope you will tell friends and family to come see us and have a shinetastic time! Shine on, my friend!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The conversation flowed well. We were treated to several samples and given recipes. When I expressed dislike of certain samples the young lady provided different alternatives and told me what I may prefer better and she was right. I have unfortunately forgotten her name when...More

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! That young lady is Victoria and we appreciate very much you coming to see us! Glad we made your experience with us shinetastic! And we"ll get to Maine soon! Keep an eye out for us! Again thank...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Loved our visit! Great into video, a wonderful history and tour with Victoria, and a fun tasting of this very smooth spirit. Excellent gift shop, too.

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks so much for the 5-star review! We are so happy you had a great time and learned some great history about our moonshine! We appreciate the feedback as it helps us to hone our 'shine tour skills! Thank again and Shine On!

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by after finishing a work trip with an afternoon free in town. Victoria gave a good tour with all the historic info- then a good educational taste testing. Highly recommend! It was a nice way to learn about the history while visiting this great...More

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you so much for the 5-star review! We're glad Victoria could raise your spirits before you headed back to Florida! Enjoy your moonshine and Shine On!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We really enjoyed our visit to the Copper Barrel Distillery. And our tour and tasting guide Victoria was great.

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much! We think Victoria is great too! We're glad we could raise your spirits and make your day shinetastic! We appreciate the feedback! Thanks again and Shine on!

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I am not easily surprised by distillation processes after 20+ distillery tours, but this one was unexpected. Unique mash bill and distillation system. Best White Dog I have ever tasted. We got to sample some of their small batch experiment new products. Impressed! This is...More

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George S, Owner at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thanks for the fantastic 5-star review. It's a shame you had to leave so soon. :-) We sincerely look forward to raising your spirits even higher in the future. Until we meet again, keep on shining!

Reviewed 13 March 2018

My friends and I took the tour and tasting the weekend of 3-10-18 and had a ball! Our tour guide so very nice.

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CBSpiritGuide, Manager at Copper Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Sabrina, thank you so much for the 5 star review. We're glad our Spirit Guide raised your spirts and helped your weekend be shinetastic! Shine On and thanks again!

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