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Celebrate Day of the Dead with the right "spirits"

Celebrate Day of the Dead with the right "spirits"

The Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican holiday in which friends and family gather to celebrate their deceased loved ones with altars and offerings of food and drink. If you had one of our whiskey stills, you could participate in the festivities by distilling your very own spirits to share with your family and friends. You could even whip up your very own super-smooth tequila – something that's sure to make the spirits very happy! 

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Your cauldron and pumpkin moonshine recipe await …

Your cauldron and pumpkin moonshine recipe await …

In honor of the season of witches and things that go bump in the night, I would like to share this delicious pumpkin moonshine recipe with you so you can put your cauldron to work. Of course, you can feel free to call your beautiful hand-hammered copper cauldron a still (as we often do), but being that it can help you create wondrous potions that can alter your mood, make you fall in love, and ease your aching bones … cauldron just seemed more appropriate – especially at this time of year! Ingredients 1 large can pumpkin puree  1/2 cup brown sugar or...

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Father knows best. Or does he?

Father knows best. Or does he?

No doubt your dad (or any dad in your life!) knows a lot of things – some of which he's even passed along to you through the years. And for the most part, we think dads are usually right about things. You should turn off the lights when you leave a room. You should get your oil changed every 3,000 (ish) miles. And he really isn't made of money. But here's something he might not know … There are few things in life that beat the feeling you get from taking your first sip of super-smooth whiskey you've fermented and...

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Love, distilled

Love, distilled

  There's an old saying: The couple that distills together, stays together. OK we just made that up, but based on comments we've received from our customers, it’s spot-on true. It's a well-known fact that couples who share a favorite hobby together tend to have stronger relationships than those that pursue separate interests. And, going by what our customers have told us, distilling makes a great shared pastime – meaning one of our gorgeous hand-hammered whiskey stills would make the perfect Valentine's Day gift! What's particularly nice about buying a still for that special someone for Valentine's Day is that...

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Apple Pie Recipe

Apple Pie Recipe

We love receiving pictures and recipes from our customers. Thank you, Fred! I'm looking forward to trying your Apple Pie recipe.  "I make Apple Brandy for my Apple Pie Recipe. I get a 5-gallon bucket of apples, cut into quarters, 5 gallons of spring water(I use the 5-gallon water from a delivery company), about 6 pounds of sugar and a packet of whiskey yeast from American Brewer. Makes about a gallon of 100 proof. I add about 7 burnt oak wood sticks and let it sit for a little over a week (I put the gallon in the freezer a...

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