Category: How-To

All About Making Gin

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 […]

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Five simple tips for a smooth distillation

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 […]

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Make Your Mama Pleased as Punch This Mother’s Day

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 […]

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Hearts Series, Episode 6: Aging Products vs Oak Barrel Maturation

Products used in this video: –Charred Oak Barrel –Toasted Oak Chips Video Transcription Howdy folks, I’m Jeff from Moonshine Distiller, and welcome back for another hearts episode. This time we’re going to be talking about the different ways you can age and flavor your spirits. Typically, most whiskeys are aged with oak, and you’ve got […]

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