All About Making Gin

Posted By Dan FB on 28th July 2017

Many of you folks who own our stills may have already experimented with adding botanicals to your column, boiler, or have created macerations with a high proof distillate. For those who are intimidated by gin making, this post will hopefully get you pointed in the right direction!   Gin The reserved and bashful gin is making Read Full Story

Summer Sale! Prices Slashed All Across moonshinedistiller.com!

Posted By Dan FB on 11th July 2017

    Looking for a great deal on some moonshine distilling equipment? Hoping to upgrade your still or tower for an affordable price? Well, look no further! We are proud to announce that we are having a Summer Sale on all of our moonshine supplies. We have a ton of special offers, so don’t wait, Read Full Story

Five simple tips for a smooth distillation

Posted By Casey Nelson on 5th July 2017

When I started working here at Moonshine Distiller, I honestly didn’t have much of an idea of what distilling was about. I like my gin and like the idea of the self-sufficiency that is home distilling, but I soon learned that distilling requires trial and error, patience, and much research! So far, I’ve come across Read Full Story

Controlling Your Heat and Boiler Temperature vs. Vaporization

Posted By Jeff on 13th July 2015

When talking to folks about their runs, there always seems to be a lot of confusion around why you need a heat controller and how you can use it to control your boil temperature. Simply put, you can’t, but here is the more in-depth explanation as to why you need to be able to control your Read Full Story

Drinking Traditions in Foreign Countries

Posted By GuestAdmin on 8th June 2015

            Venturing outside one’s home country always involves a learning curve.  To blend in wherever you go, educate yourself on the country’s specific food and drink customs before departing, starting with some of the traditions below.  By the time you get out of Dodge, you might not completely pass for Read Full Story

Can Tequila Really Benefit Your Health?

Posted By GuestAdmin on 19th May 2015

Continuing the commemoration of Cinco de Mayo and the history of tequila, scientists have tentatively shown some tequila benefits regarding your health. Of course, the old adage “everything in moderation” comes to mind, but nonetheless, natural sugars found in tequila, known as agavins, do have an upside. As mentioned in the last post, tequila is Read Full Story

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo: The History of Tequila

Posted By GuestAdmin on 2nd May 2015

This Cinco de Mayo, tap into your south-of-the-border roots and celebrate a country that birthed one of America’s favorite beverages: tequila.  Native to the land of Mexico and distilled from the agave plant, tequila originally offered more than a fiery, throat-burning spirit; the leaves of the plant were once woven into mats, clothing, and paper, Read Full Story

Make Your Mama Pleased as Punch This Mother’s Day

Posted By GuestAdmin on 24th April 2015

Who says you can only drink cider in the winter time?  If your mother is sweet and a little bit tangy, then this sparkling pear cider recipe is the perfect drink for her!  Plus, with summertime right around the corner, this beverage serves as a last hurrah to the cold weather season, right in time Read Full Story

Spring Drinks for Everyone!

Posted By GuestAdmin on 13th April 2015

Burgers, friends, and a warm spring day calls for a backyard BBQ. You know what to serve the kids, but are struggling to make something interesting for the adults? Now is the time to break out that micro beer you’ve been dying to show off to your friends or the tequila you know your friends Read Full Story

Where Does the Still Go?

Posted By GuestAdmin on 20th March 2015

You’re really excited about your still coming in the mail – so excited that you haven’t thought of where to put it. You could do a quick set up in the kitchen or the family bathroom, but since you’ll probably want to be doing this for the long haul, it might be good to sit Read Full Story