October 21, 2016

With its rich history, there are many misconceptions and myths about moonshine that are still perpetuated today. We’re here to set the record straight. Here are five of the most common prejudices towards moonshine.

1. It Tastes Too Strong

Many folks who have never tried...

September 23, 2016

If you talk to just about anyone around the world about moonshine, he or she will know exactly what you’re referring to—illegally distilled alcohol. In America, moonshine is known as an un-aged white whiskey. The stuff that’s been distilled in the country for hundreds...

August 26, 2016

You dedicate a lot of time and effort into the moonshine-making process and you are optimistic that it’ll taste awesome. Unfortunately, it’s not so easy to make good tasting hooch. Even the tiniest mistake can make your batch undrinkable.

If your white lightning never w...

August 26, 2016

Moonshine has been around for hundreds of years in America. It’s had its highs and lows, its good days and bad days. It’s risen and fallen in popularity, just to get a surprise boost in recent years.

Some aspects of white lightning have stayed the same and relatively co...

June 24, 2016

People loved moonshine hundreds of years ago. And that love hasn’t dissipated since. After Prohibition was lifted and drinking alcohol became legal again, interest in the illegal spirit waned a bit—but it’s made a comeback in recent years. And not just among the Southe...

May 27, 2016

If you’re looking to try hooch, you have a few options to choose from. You could try your friend’s backyard swill—but it might not taste great and it might be unsafe to drink. You can try some mass-produced product from Big Whiskey, but it’s really not the same now is...

April 22, 2016

Making moonshine is pretty awesome. You mix just a few ingredients together, ferment, distill, and bam, you have alcohol! We obviously understand the allure of being a moonshiner. Not only do you make a delicious, potent spirit, but also you have fun along the way, and...

March 25, 2016

Moonshine is an un-aged whiskey made of grain, typically corn. So why isn’t it called grain whiskey, corn whiskey, or simply un-aged whiskey? How did it get its unique name, which is now well known in America and around the world? It all comes down to the illegal natur...

January 29, 2016

The most notorious family feud in America dates back to 1863, lasted nearly 30 years, and involved the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky. The story of the Hatfield and McCoy feud has become a modern American symbol of the perils of family honor, pri...

December 18, 2015

Much of what makes moonshine so fascinating is its history. You might know a bit about the history of moonshine—the backwoods stills, the Prohibition Era, the gunfights—but you might be surprised to know the interesting facts behind moonshine runners. Moonshiners would...

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