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Is Moonshine Illegal?

If you are interested in making moonshine for personal or commercial use, you are likely wondering if this prospective hobby is legal or not. Learning the laws related to moonshine and home distilleries is a wise move that can keep you out of potential trouble when...

What is Moonshine Made of?

In many ways, moonshine is similar to all other types of alcohol you can buy at any liquor store; the distillation process can only happen in so many ways so the difference really come down to the type of mash and flavoring you intend to use. However, there are a few...

Jolly Rancher Moonshine Recipe

Ingredients 5 – 1 L Mason Jars 120 Jolly Ranchers ( 24 of each of the 5 flavors) 5 L of Everclear Instructions: Remove wrappers from Jolly Ranchers and separate all the colors into individual piles. Dissolve Jolly Ranchers  – Place 15 Jolly Ranchers of the same color...

How To Make Moonshine: Fall Edition

Pumpkin Pie Moonshine: Ingredients: 1 gallon apple cider 1 can (29 oz.) pumpkin puree 2½ cups dark brown sugar, packed 3 teaspoons cinnamon 2½ teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg ½ teaspoon ground cloves 2 cups 190 proof grain alcohol 2 cups whipped cream...

Countrypolitan Moonshine Cocktail

Bringing a taste of the countryside to the metropolitan area, moonshine style! Whether you live in the city or between corn fields, this moonshine recipe is calling your name. You’ll love the taste of moonshine and sweet cranberries so much you’ll need another glass!...

Hot Buttered ‘Shine Recipe

A tasty drink with a wonderful apple pie smell! What’s better than the smell of a warm apple pie floating through your home? This moonshine recipe! This is going to be your next go-to beverage. Let us know how you like this Hot Buttered 'Shine recipe! What you will...