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Making Moonshine or Whiskey at home has never been easier and it’s high time you got a batch started!

Making Moonshine or Whiskey at home has never been easier and it’s high time you got a batch started!

At whiskeystill.net we know that the art of making moonshine is exactly that - an art - there are a million ways to do it and almost all of them are correct. Here’s the part you might not know:  everything you need to distill your own hand-crafted spirits can be found at your local grocery store... so there is simply no excuse for you not to indulge yourself in this easy and rewarding home-distilling adventure. You could be getting started this weekend!  We’ve compiled a step-by-step, easy to follow instruction booklet that comes with every still we sell at whiskeystill.net....

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How to Make Gin

How to Make Gin

I have to say, gin is not a spirit that I’ve always been a fan of. In fact, I used to see it as more of cocktail spirit and not so much about flavor. But maybe I’d simply had the wrong gin. It was in Europe when I started enjoying it more. I then read up more on it and, finally, decided to try making my own. I started with compound gin and after, once I found a flavor I liked, I also distilled my own in my copper pot still. What makes gin special is its predominant flavor of...

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Honey Moonshine Recipe

Honey Moonshine Recipe

What To Do With a Gallon of Honey? The other day, I was chatting with a good customer of mine when he mentioned they were able to get their hands on a gallon of honey from a local beekeeper (believe it or not, it only cost them $30). Naturally, my mind started racing with the idea of creating the perfect honey moonshine. So, today I present you with a recipe for making the best tasting Honey Moonshine that will ever touch your lips. Recipe for Honey Moonshine (aka: Honey Whiskey or Honeyshine) Ingredients:        1 Gallon of honey...

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Why Your Copper Moonshine Still Needs To Be Lead Free

You probably heard, more than once, that the best types of moonshine stills need to have two properties: to be made of copper and to be lead-free. Copper is the preferred material for moonshine stills, as it has various beneficial characteristics, such as absorbing aggregates with sulfur, diminishing bacterial contamination, presenting great heat transfer properties, inhibiting the creation of toxic substances and improving the whole quality of the resulting product. But, while its benefic properties have been quite easily understood, the lead-free part still needs to be carefully explained. Lead – Description and Effects Lead is a hefty metal which, once,...

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The Healthy Side of Alcohol

The Healthy Side of Alcohol

We’ve recently come across an interesting piece of news: Lemmy, Motörhead’s front man, British heavy metal god and, at 69, living and kicking proof that sex & drugs & rock & roll could actually count for a lifestyle, announced that he’s switched from whiskey to vodka – for health reasons. Now, considering the man’s severe umlaut abüse and his belief that he’s indestructible, we shouldn’t jump to any conclusions. Nevertheless, he did get us into a bit of research on the health benefits of alcohol. Before anything. We’re talking healthy folks and moderation. Moderation in this case is a word...

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