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Craft Distillery Experience with Tour and Tasting for Two or Four at Copper Barrel (Up to 40% Off)

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Guests learn the history of moonshining in Wilkes County before sampling several flavors of the spirit, which is made from local ingredients

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Lissettetop reviewer helpful reviewer
88 ratings82 reviews
August 1, 2021
Great atmosphere, coffee slushy was delicious. Would definitely return.
alisontop reviewer
6 ratings6 reviews
April 24, 2021
What a cool place! Love the history, atmosphere and the people. George is a great host! Well worth the money and the trip over there.
Joannetop reviewer
80 ratings41 reviews
April 18, 2021
Our tour guide was so nice and knowledgeable about the history of moonshining and the area. The moon shine was great! The prices were reasonable also. I cant wait until they add a restaurant.
Aliciahelpful reviewer
1 ratings1 reviews
February 23, 2021
Definitely a place worth visiting.
Keithhelpful reviewer
3 ratings2 reviews
November 15, 2020
Anna was a great hostess. Lots of fun.
1 ratings1 reviews
November 7, 2020
Very informative tour and pleasant tour guide.
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October 18, 2020
My friends and I are from Fayetteville NC and spent the weekend in the Boone Area. We decided to make a stop here and it was definitely worth it! We learned a lot on the tour, had great drinks and bought souvenirs to bring home! We will definitely be back! Thank you for the great experience!
Amytop reviewer helpful reviewer
12 ratings10 reviews
June 14, 2020
We loved our time there. This is our 5th trip to this distillery. Learn something new each time. Truly recommend the trip, and has 2 antique stores nearby so much to do.
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About This Deal

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $19.50 for a Craft Distillery Tour package for two ($29.98 total value)
  • $35.50 for a Craft Distillery Tour package for four ($59.96 total value)

Each pair receives the following:

  • Distillery tour and moonshine tasting for two ($10 value)
  • $10 merchandise credit ($10 value)
  • Two souvenir glasses to take home ($9.98 value)

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Online reservation required. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid toward taxes or gratuity. Must use promotional value in 1 visit(s). Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. Not valid with other offers or promotions. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Copper Barrel Distillery

Buck Nance and George Smith are proud residents of Wilkes County, the country's self-proclaimed moonshine capital. They're so proud, in fact, that they opened Copper Barrel Distillery to share the area's history—and its signature spirit—with as many people as possible. Today, guests can stop by this 100% legal distillery to learn about the rich history of moonshine and to sample a couple of its most popular products. Before you go, though, read on to learn a bit more about Copper Barrel's moonshine and what makes it great:

White Lightning

Copper Barrel produces black-cherry, blueberry, red-cherry, and strawberry moonshine, but its flagship product is the White Lightning. Despite being 96-proof, it's a smooth, well-balanced spirit with a green-apple aroma and slightly sweet taste. That's all thanks to the following:

  • Ingredients: It's made with a blend of rye, corn, cane sugar, yeast, and water from North Carolina.
  • Process: Copper Barrel not only has a well onsite that draws water from a crystalline-rock aquifer, but it's also the world's first distillery to use a direct steam-injection distillation process.
  • Experience: As a master distiller, Buck Nance has been making moonshine all his life. Today, he channels decades of experience into perfecting Copper Barrel's spirits.