Category Archives: Moonshine

Why Is My Alcohol Freezing? (Check This!)

You’ve probably heard of freezing alcohol and want to find out why that happens. Or, you’ve just had this phenomenon happen to you and want to find out why your alcohol froze.  Alcohol freezer due to the low alcohol content (ABV) of your drink, and the temperature of your freezer. Alcohol is made of ethanol{…}

Proof vs. ABV (What’s The Difference?)

Alcohol by volume (ABV) and proof are the main indicators of alcohol in a beverage, but the two metrics often get confused. Proof is a term that was commonly used during the 16th century before advanced methods of measuring alcohol content were developed. Today, however, some countries (like the US) still use proof to refer{…}

What Does Moonshine Taste Like (Explained!)

Moonshine: If you live in the U.S. and haven’t heard of it, you may have been living under a rock. But, while the name is familiar, many haven’t seen or tasted this infamous elixir..  Moonshine is clear, unaged whisky. Otherwise known as ‘hooch’ and ‘white lightening’, the beverage is known for its high proof, notable ‘kick’, and{…}

Why is Moonshine Dangerous (Must Read)

Moonshine is synonymous with illegal and highly potent hooch that’s been distilled in the dead of night. As well as being illegal, it gets a bad rep for being dangerous. But what makes it dangerous? The term moonshine often refers to a homemade corn whiskey or other home-distilled spirits. If not done correctly, moonshine can{…}

Moonshine Explained: What is Moonshine and How to Make It

The term ‘moonshine” is not well understood and often misused when referring to homemade alcohol, or bad quality alcohol. In this article, we’re going to look into exactly what moonshine is, how it originated, and how you can make it at home. What is Moonshine? Moonshine is a slang term that traditionally refers to alcoholic{…}