City Pages Best Distillery 2018: Copperwing Distillery
April 15, 2018
"You’d have a hard time finding three more unlikely candidates to start their own distillery than Kyle Kettering, Chris Palmisano, and Brian Idelkope. Two engineers (Kettering and Palmisano) and a family physician (Idelkope) hatched an idea for the first microdistillery and cocktail room in St. Louis Park in 2014, and opened Copperwing last March..."
St. Louis Park's first distillery room opens with vodka, whiskey and something called 'vodskey'
March 14, 2017
"St. Louis Park’s first distillery room is now open after Copperwing Distillery unveiled its initial spirits and cozy drinking emporium last weekend."
Now Open (Or Damn Close): Copperwing Distillery
March 01, 2017
"Three scientists—Chris Palmisano, Brian Idelkope, and Kyle Kettering—are spreading their wings with the opening of Copperwing Distillery in St. Louis Park. Kettering studied mechanical engineering; Palmisano studied electrical engineering before attending law school; and Idelkope studied genetics, cell biology, and development, before becoming a physician."