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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 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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 had fun!!

We didn't know what to expect, but the young guys doing the tour were amazing. Everyone was very friendly, and the owner came out and took a photo with us. We did a tactic and... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2015
Richmond, va
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Washington, Virginia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed January 4, 2016

Over the holidays we dropped in for the first time to sample the beer and entertainment. We were a party of eight, of all ages, and we all agreed the ambience, while very rustic, was good fun. The band that night was good and it was fun to see dogs, kids and people of all ages enjoying the no frills... More 

Thank Lynda W
Washington DC
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46 reviews
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Reviewed December 29, 2015

Fun time touring a small distillery...interesting tour...folks were working while you tour....bought the whiskey but gave as gifts so going back to get more to enjoy!

Thank Sandy M
Richmond, va
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Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect, but the young guys doing the tour were amazing. Everyone was very friendly, and the owner came out and took a photo with us. We did a tactic and bought some whiskey.

Thank techgmu
Norfolk, Virginia
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

You certainly wont get wasted here but we had a wonderful tasting experience with the mother of the owner. She opened our pallets and educated us on the proper way to taste whiskey. Only $7 for 3 pours. We bought a bottle at the end of our adventure. Made here, in Virginia and truly yummy. Fun!

Thank Karen S
Sawyer, Michigan, United States
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Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

If you are excited about the single malt whisky scene in the United States, then this is the place for you. If you, like my wife and I, are into single malt scotch whisky then you will love the tour at this place. Our favorite was the rye whiskey and we can't wait to go back and visit. Just so... More 

Thank PrestonBradleyStell
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Copper Fox distillery this morning. My wife wasn't thrilled but said she'd go because she knew I was interested. We took the tour which lasted 30-40 minutes. Our tour guide did a great job of explaining the process as we went along. After the tour we were offered a tasting which was to sample... More 

Thank wayne s
Frederick, Maryland
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Reviewed October 13, 2015

A must-stop if you're in the area. The tour--free--only takes about 20 minutes, but it's pretty cool. The tour guide--invariably summoned off one of the distilling tasks at hand--is totally laid back and knowledgeable. Whisky is being made as you walk through. While we were in the bottling area, the owner's wife was applying labels by hand--to the tune of... More 

Thank HappaLong
Monterey, Va
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015

A short, yet great, small batch distillery tour allowing you for the visit to learn about the 'old' way to make delicious spirits from the actual start to the finished product. Can mostly see the whole process within one old grain house. A short walking tour which can typically be over in 20 minutes, yet you can lounge around after... More 

Thank highlandhog
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The Copper Fox tour is great fun, educational (especially if you are inclined to try making your own distilled spirits) and the products are excellent. One recipient of the gin thought it was too "hot," but we have had only accolades for the whiskey.

Thank MBW20
Princeton, New Jersey
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

A fun tour of the distillery and tasting of whiskies! Well worth the time and the people are so welcoming and fun and clearly love what they do!

Thank carol c

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