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Whiskey 101 for Home Distillers

Whiskey 101 for Home Distillers

It’s equally important that Home Distillers know what they are DOING as well as what they are TALKING about when it comes to making Whiskey.  So we’re going to take a little time here and share a whiskey primer that will help clarify some of the complexities that surround one of the world’s most-beloved beverages.   Moonshine, as most of us know, has more personal and regional variations than whiskey, and therefore there are far fewer arguments about what qualifies and what doesn’t.  Make what you love and the Moonshine liquid bliss will flow.   True whiskey has a few...

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Honor the Father. In Grand Style. Show him some WhiskeyLove and MoonshineMagic

Honor the Father. In Grand Style. Show him some WhiskeyLove and MoonshineMagic

It’s no secret, Dads LOVE Moonshine. Dads LOVE Whiskey. Dads LOVE making things!  This year, think outside the box and reward a dad in your life with a gift that will bring years of delicious DIY liquid bliss! Father’s Day is when we celebrate the men who have helped make us who we are, and the men who help us raise the children that are the future we are counting on!  What better way to reward these dedicated dads than to give them a gorgeous hand-hammered copper still and start them on a home-distillation adventure… We’re offering 15% OFF EVERY...

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It’s high time you gave your mama what she REALLY wants for Mother’s Day!

It’s high time you gave your mama what she REALLY wants for Mother’s Day!

It’s high time you gave your mama what she REALLY wants for Mother’s Day!  If not your mother, maybe there’s a lady or girlfriend in your life who’s the mother of so many things:  handling busy schedules, juggling responsibilities, adding fun and creativity to everyday life.  Guess what these women have in common? They’d LOVE to add “moonshine maker” to their list of talents and hobbies.   One beautiful Still at a time! Home distillation of spirits is catching on like never before in history.  Women, lots of women, are distilling whiskey, moonshine and health and wellness essential oils at...

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Springtime is Mashtime!

Springtime is Mashtime!

When Spring arrives you can feel it, smell it, see it and taste it. By now you are probably seeing blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, rhubarb and all sorts of less common Spring fruits showing up at farmer’s markets and in your grocery stores. Some people think of jellies and jams but when many of see these bright colors and juicy flavors I am inspired to start a moonshine mash right now, so I can be sipping on a fresh batch before it’s time to turn the calendar page!Maybe you have some free time over Spring break or the holidays, or maybe...

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Pot Still vs Reflux Still - What's the Difference?

Pot Still vs Reflux Still - What's the Difference?

If you want beer or wine, the process is straightforward – toss some yeast into your sugar plus water of course, let it ferment in a container with an airlock, filter the liquid after to remove impurities then add some flavors if you wish and in a snap alcohol is ready to drink. But if you want something tastier and with a blowing kick then all you have to do is distill the wash and you’ll get a strong spirit. You can still do a lot of things with the distillate, you can age it in a barrel or mix...

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