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Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe

December 12, 2014 posted in Recipes
Apple Pie Moonshine Ingredients To make a killer batch of apple pie moonshine you're going to need more than just cinnamon. We think it's best when it also includes allspice, cloves, orange peel, ginger, vanilla bean, and even a bit of black and pink peppercorn to give it some spice. Simply put, adding some cinnamon... Read more

Make Your Own Fuel For Cooking

November 26, 2014
Fuel Alcohol: Great for Cooking Fuel alcohol (ethanol) is a renewable, sustainable, and clean burning fuel source. It can be produced by anyone with a still, a fuel alcohol permit, and access to some starch (corn, for example) or sugar. Fuel alcohol can be used to power cars, dirt bikes, lawnmowers, and chainsaws. Fuel alcohol can... Read more

Apple "Moonshine"

October 31, 2014 posted in Recipes
Apple "Moonshine" Recipe If you want to make "apple moonshine" you need to start by making apple wine. When making apple wine the more acidic and sour varieties of apples are best (Winesap, McIntosh, and Jonathans all work great - but you can use any variety). Once you make the apple wine it can then be distilled... Read more

Distillation Equipment – An Essential Addition to Any Prepper’s Checklist

October 22, 2014
SHTF Prepping Why should distillation equipment be added to your prepper equipment checklist? Here are 3 excellent reasons, to name a few: distilled spirits, fuel alcohol, and antiseptic. These goods would be highly valuable during a SHTF event (where there is a total breakdown of supply chains, government oversight, etc.) and can all be easily... Read more

Pumpkin Pie "Moonshine" Recipe

October 18, 2014 posted in Recipes
How To Make Pumpkin Pie "Moonshine" Fall is upon us, the leaves are changing, pumpkins are being displayed, this always makes me crave all things Autumn. This time of year there are always quite a few pumpkin pie moonshine recipes being posted on the Internet so we decided to try our hand at making one of the... Read more

Plum "Moonshine" Recipe

October 13, 2014 posted in Recipes
Plum "Moonshine" How To - Stats Starting Gravity: 1.070 Ending Gravity: 1.000 Wash Alcohol By Volume: (ABV) 9% Spirit ABV: 40% (80 Proof) Time to Ferment: 7 Days (can vary depending on yeast and temp) Fermentation temperature: 70F Mashing Equipment Potato masher 6.5 gallon fermenter Large pot for mashing Mash paddle or spoon Brewing/Wine hydrometer... Read more

How to Make Peach "Moonshine": Part 2

October 9, 2014 posted in Recipes
This is part 2 of our "how to make peach 'moonshine'" article. In case you missed it, here's How to Make Peach "Moonshine": Part 1, where we juiced, mashed, and fermented the peaches. Peach "Moonshine" Recipe Continued... Once the peaches have finished fermenting, you'll need to filter the peach pulp from the fermented peach juice.... Read more

Muskmelon Moonshine

October 8, 2014 posted in Recipes
HoneyDew, Cantaloupe, and Muskmelon Are you a fan of honeydew, cantaloupe, or muskmelon? We are. Nothing is better than a ripe, late-summer melon. They're sweet, refreshing and delicious. Are you also a fan of moonshine? Well if you like melons and you like moonshine, then chances are that you'll absolutely love this super simple melon-shine... Read more

How To Make Peach "Moonshine": Part 1

October 2, 2014 posted in Recipes
Peach "Moonshine" Recipe It is now fall, the perfect time to pick up some peaches and make some peach moonshine. That's what we thought at least. Here's how you do it: buy about a half of a bushel of peaches from your local farmers market, make some peach wine, then distill it. It's that easy. We... Read more

How to Make Fireball Whiskey

September 30, 2014 posted in Recipes
Fireball Whiskey Fireball Whiskey is warm, spicy, and sweet. It's best consumed while nearly blacked out at a bar, during tailgate parties in the fall, or at breakfast in the dead of winter. Yes, Fireball is a very versatile drink, suitable for many occasions. While it isn't the most classy beverage one could drink too much... Read more