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How To Choose the Right Distillation Method

How To Choose the Right Distillation Method

Posted by Mary on Jan 17th 2018

Deciding which distillation method to use depends on what product you want to distill. Additionally, different moonshine stills are best suited for different types of distillation. Here’s a quick g … read more
How To Do a Stripping Run With Your Moonshine Still

How To Do a Stripping Run With Your Moonshine Still

Posted by Mary on Jan 10th 2018

You may already know that the XXX you see on those old-fashioned jugs of moonshine, each X stands for another run through the pot still. The first run is what’s called a “stripping run” because its … read more
Best Liquid To Use in Thumper

Best Liquid To Use in Thumper

Posted by Mary on Dec 20th 2017

Making moonshine with a thumper instead of a pot still is great because thumpers essentially perform two distillations in one—without stripping the flavor the way reflux distillation does. Dependin … read more
How To Make Moonshine: Your First Sugar Wash

How To Make Moonshine: Your First Sugar Wash

Posted by Mary on Dec 14th 2017

Rick recommends that every new distiller’s first recipe should be a sugar wash because there’s low risk for error. Once you get a handle on the basics of reflux distillation, you can try other reci … read more
How To Restart a Stuck Fermentation

How To Restart a Stuck Fermentation

Posted by Mary on Dec 8th 2017

There are a lot of reasons why your fermentation can start normally and then get “stuck,” regardless if you’re making moonshine, wine, beer, or other spirits. Here are a few suggestions from Rick on w … read more