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Another day, another nomination

We have been nominated for several categories including:
Best Distillery
Best Dive/Neighborhood Place
Best Bar/Lounge
Best Live Music Venue
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Tour & Tastings benefitting Caring Women’s Connection

Looking for a great Valentine’s Gift for your better half? What about sharing a Tour & Tasting at your favorite LOCAL distillery – #sharingthelove

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By / 17th January, 2017 / Awards, News / Off

So many awards! We were nominated for BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE with SW Lake Lifestyle.   Click Here to vote for us!

Copper Fiddle Distillery Wins 2016 Readers’ Choice Award

Every year, the Daily Herald releases ballots that rate the best of the best based on the opinion of the suburban newspaper’s viewership.  For the second year in a row, Copper Fiddle Distillery was awarded the 2016 Readers’ Choice Award for BEST DISTILLERY.   Thank you for you support! Daily Herald Readers Choice

Copper Fiddle Wins 2015 Business of the Year

By / 28th January, 2016 / Awards / Off

Copper Fiddle Distillery has been awarded the 2015 Business of the Year by the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce (LZACC) at the annual Evening of Excellence Awards Banquet on Saturday, January 24th, 2016 at Concorde Banquets in Kildeer.
The winner was selected based upon:
• their involvement in and support of the community
• significant accomplishments, improvements, or success stories achieved this year
• leadership roles or significant accomplishments in the community or industry served
• philanthropic contributions made in the community
A panel composed of the five past LZACC Presidents determined winners of Business of the Year 2015.

Fred Robinson, co-proprietor of Copper Fiddle Distillery was quoted,  “We are honored and humbled to be the 2015 LZACC’s ‘Business of the Year’, especially considering the quality of all the nominees. Our Copper Fiddle “family” of employees, Travis B. Livengood, Ron Roberti, Rob Scaramella, Kristen Brandt, and Jim Koblish have all worked extremely hard to make sure our customers receive both a quality product and a pleasurable experience when visiting our business.

We greatly appreciate all the support we have received from the Chamber and surrounding communities. We could not have done it without you. Thanks to everyone at the Chamber and to each and every one of our customers.”

Co-proprietor Jose Hernandez added, “The Copper Fiddle Distillery family is honored to be the recipient of the 2015 LZACC Business of the Year Award. We look forward to continued active involvement with the Chamber and the communities that make up the LZACC.”

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Copper Fiddle Distillery Bourbon WINS GOLD

By / 14th January, 2016 / Awards / Off

The Fifty Best, rating the finest in wines and spirits, has once again shined its spotlight on bourbon whiskey. The Fifty Best recently hosted a Bourbon Whiskey Tasting, where 20 contenders were evaluated for the distinguished “Best Bourbon” awards for 2016.

 The Fifty Best is very pleased to announce that Copper Fiddle Bourbon was awarded a Gold medal.

Using professional criteria, The Fifty Best’s panel of judges blind-tasted the bourbons and rated them individually on a 1-5 point scoring system with 5 being the best. After tallying the scores, medals were awarded based on the judges’ impressions.

The complete ranking results, along with tasting notes, are published on is an online guide to fine living, featuring rated listings from unbiased proprietary blind tastings by judging panels including wine/spirits journalists, spirits professionals, retailers, mixologists, spirits consultants and connoisseurs. Adhering to strict tasting rules and rigorous methodology, The Fifty Best achieves the highest standards of spirits evaluations.

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