Apple Pie Moonshine





Introduction: Apple Pie Moonshine

Simple and easy to make

Step 1: Ingredents

8 cups Apple Juice; 8 cups Apple Cider; 1 jar McCormick Cinnamon Sticks;  1 1/4 cup Brown Sugar; 3/4 cup Brown Sugar; Apples; 2 1/2 cups Everclear.

Step 2: You Will Need

5 qt pot; measuring cups, masion jars, funnel to fill jars

Step 3: Add to Pot

Add the Apple Juice, Apple cider, White Sugar, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon Sticks ....  Stir and bring to a boil.

Step 4: Bring to a Boil

Bring to a rapid boil for approx. 5-7 minutes.    Then remove from heat and let COMPLETELY COOL to room temperature.

Step 5: Add the Everclear

Make sure it has COOLED COMPLETELY DOWN before you add the Everclear. If you do not you will boil out some of the alcohol.

Step 6: Filling Jars

At this time when you are filling the jars you can add one of the cinnamon sticks or apple slices to each jar or not.



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49 Discussions

yes home made shine is the only way ever clear does give most a head ache. I just recently started using my buddy shine he make, and it make a huge difference. Much better.

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he probably didn't leave anything out, he would have chucked the heads (the first part out of the still) away which has the methanol in it which is the primary cause of hangovers (you still get them from the rest of the alcohol but more so from methanol). due to the large batches the bonded industry make they don't often get to throw them away so they just mix it all in.

I think you mean ethanol. If you drank methanol... you would most definitely die...

i think you need to read my comment, I said throw the heads away which contain the Methanol

Always seemed to me, that it's the sugar stuff that gives the headaches. Not the hootch, by itself.

The ingredients that I believe it was meant to be where:

8 Cups Apple Juice
8 Cups Apple Cider
1 Jar Cinnamon Sticks
1 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
3/4 Cup White Sugar
2 1/2 cups Everclear

I did my batch that way and it came out awesome. I did tweak a couple of things that made the mix taste richer in the apple pie flavor.

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Looks good! If you use apple concentrate instead of the apple juice, you dilute the everclear less. I'm also going to put in a couple cups of spiced rum in as well, maybe more brown sugar and no white.

what exactly did you tweak to make it taste richer i would really like to get my batch just right

Try adding vanilla vodka to it as well.

Reading the recipe it mentions white first so I would assume the first measurement is white sugar

can we clear on the sugars plz

you have 2 measurements of Brown sugar witch one is for the white sugar

Y'all don't get hung up on real or not, legal or not..... distilling your own - unlicensed is illegal period. Mixing your own and selling it is illegal period. Make it, enjoy it with your friends period. Cheers

looks like it's almost complete.. how long do you let it sit? And I can't follow the recipe with the missing formula.. any help would be rad!! ty

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this isn't moonshine, it's diluted everclear. No moonshine is not illegal to make. It's illegal to sell it without government approval. You can make X amount without any anything.

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You might want to double check that. Beer and wine, sure, that's true, but Distilled spirits, requires federal oversight, and a hefty fee, plus collection of taxes, and major headaches.