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Here's your can't-miss holiday Rye Whiskey recipe

Here's your can't-miss holiday Rye Whiskey recipe

  Ever since I got into home distilling, holidays at my house have been extra satisfying. Take this past Thanksgiving for example. I served delicious food to my guests, and right alongside all that feasting, I poured rye whiskey, that I had made with my very own hands. The enjoyment I got watching my friends and family enjoy my creation was priceless. I get to enjoy this feeling all year long too! I thought you might like to have the same experience this holiday season, so here’s my recipe. Please be sure to visit our Facebook page to let me...

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It's Copper Friday! Let's have a toast!

It's Copper Friday! Let's have a toast!

Happy Copper Friday – the shopping holiday where we all celebrate the seriously impressive discount we've applied to all of the handmade copper stills on our website! To get started, why don't you grab yourself a wee bit of your signature homemade moonshine before reading the rest of this email.   What's that you say? You don't have any signature homemade moonshine on hand because you don't own a still? Well, let's remedy that right now …   CLICK HERE TO SAVE 15 PERCENT OFF ANY STILL   Our copper stills make unique, impressive, and truly unforgettable gifts and there...

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Sick of Black Friday yet? Good!

Sick of Black Friday yet? Good!

If you're like us, you've heard just enough about Black Friday by now. So we won't mention it again. But what we do want to tell you about is Copper Friday – a lesser-known savings extravaganza that could nevertheless be instrumental to your holiday shopping success. So why haven't you heard of Copper Friday until now? Simple: Because we just made it up to call attention to a special savings event on ALL of our gorgeous handmade copper whiskey stills. (When you're a small company like we are, you can do things like that.) So this Friday, while other people...

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Finally, a homemade gift that's anything BUT boring

Finally, a homemade gift that's anything BUT boring

While the sentiment behind giving homemade gifts for the holiday is certainly admirable, so often the gifts themselves can be – well – a little bit of a letdown. After all, how many banana breads are you expected to eat? Or how many yarn-based anythings can you really use? Want to know a homemade gift that’s certainly not disappointing? Moonshine! That's right. We challenge anyone who gets a mason jar full of moonshine made in your own copper still to not be absolutely buzzing with joy throughout the holidays. What's that you say? You don't have a copper still? You...

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On slobber boxes and thumper kegs

On slobber boxes and thumper kegs

  One of the most popular questions we get here is whether or not it's necessary to install a thumper keg on our stills to have success in distilling. Before we answer that, it might be helpful to explain just what this contraption is. Basically, a thumper keg is a container that is installed in the distillation apparatus between the still pot and the condenser. It was traditionally used in hillbilly stills to increase the alcohol content of the distillate because, traditional stills only output product with about a 50-60 percent alcohol content. The thumper keg collects this output, which...

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