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Copper Fox Distillery

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Address: 9 River Ln, Sperryville, VA 22740
Phone Number:
+1 540-987-8554
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

This is where your new favorite whisky comes from! At Copper Fox Distillery...

This is where your new favorite whisky comes from! At Copper Fox Distillery we dedicate ourselves to making great American spirits by emphasizing a combination of innovation and tradition. We start from scratch, floor malting our locally grown barley, flavoring the grain with apple and cherry wood smoke, then aging with a progressive series of hand toasted wood chips in used bourbon barrels. All of our fine spirits are available for tasting and purchase at the distillery. We look forward to seeing you.

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We went here for a rainy day activity. It was great. Ring the door bell and they will let you in. Loved it. We did the tasting first. I really enjoyed trying the gin they make. (I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle H
Greenfield, New Hampshire
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Greenfield, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a rainy day activity. It was great. Ring the door bell and they will let you in. Loved it. We did the tasting first. I really enjoyed trying the gin they make. (I hate gin) they have done a great job of backing down the pine tree taste, it was impressive and when they explained that... More 

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Roseland, New Jersey
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740 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just outside the center of Sperryville, this place is a hoot! Looks like an old "hooch" farm, but what goes around comes around, and now that means a very well-thought out barley based operation making excellent local hand-crafted whiskey. We tried the $8 each tasting to taste the full array of Scotch-styled single barley malts (sans the peat), which were... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review. We're happy that you had a great experience! More 

Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our tour with Darcy. She is very knowledgeable and fun. The whisky is excellent. Looking forward to visiting their other location in Williamsburg.

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We look forward to seeing you in Williamsburg. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

After having been to Sperryville VA many times we finally found Copper Fox Distillery open. You have to knock on the door and they let you in. We met one of the owners and then went on a tour of the distillery. Our tour guide, I think his name is Peter, gave us a very detailed tour. All of the... More 

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Thank you for the review. We're happy you enjoyed the tour. We also have a second location in Williamsburg we invite you to check out if you're ever in that area. More 

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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

After hiking Old Rag, a visit to Copper Fox was the perfect way to round out the day. We were warmly greeted after ringing the bell to gain access to the distillery. Our tour guide was knowledge and passionate about whiskey. Although this is 'quick whiskey', aged quicker by putting wood chips into the barrels, it is still enjoyable. Above... More 

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Management response:

Thanks for your review Bill. We agree that a visit to bustling Sperryville and the distillery is a great way to finish the day after a good hike in the park. Old Rag is tough! We're happy you enjoyed your visit. More 

Piermont, New York
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40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great to visit a successful, innovative family owned local business. Just a great vibe when you visit!! Pete "Pedro" gave us a fantastic tour!! Their Whisky and Gin are top notch high end quality!!! Great operation!! Love their logo, too!!

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Thank you! We happy you enjoyed your visit to Copper Fox Distillery. More 

Burke, Virginia
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84 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Small Family owned distillery. Great tour because your guide also works there so you get to find out how things are done by those doing it. The grain is malted the old fashioned way, by hand; and the result is also really good. They make single malt and rye whiskey along with a unique tasting gin. This our second visit... More 

1 Thank Sean8tv
Management response:

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again. Bring a few friends! We also have a second location in Williamsburg if you ever travel to that area. More 

Columbia, Missouri
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Wonderful tour, the guide was very knowledgable and I learned a lot. Beautiful little family owned business

1 Thank Amanda L
Management response:

Thank you Amanda. I'm sorry you did not receive a more timely response. My brother Rick started the business in 2005. Our MOM (Manager of Malt) is still helping out at the age of 80! More 

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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Copper Fox is a local distillery that I have been going to since they've opened, the atmosphere is warm and cozy with malted barley filling the air. It's actually one of my favorite places on earth because they make my all time favorite whisky. 8$ tastings and a fun tour, along with a gorgeous view of the rappahannock river. It's... More 

4 Thank Brian H
Management response:

Thank you Brian! I apologize for the very delinquent reply. We agree the river view is great, in fact we just opened up a cocktail garden in the back of the distillery. Check it out the next time you are in the area. It's open Fri and Sat 10-830pm and Sun 1-830. Great place to enjoy a cocktail and the... More 

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157 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We dropped in because we saw the signs from the road and enjoyed a lovely tour and whisky tasting ($8 for the tasting of three whiskies). We had a 3.5 year-old with us, and the tour guide was really patient and engaged with him, and really helped him to enjoy the 30 minute tour. This is a proper small-scale distillery,... More 

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