Tag Archives: moonshine

Make Your Own Firewater

Age Your Own Whiskey kit – Woodinville Whiskey Co. The magic that happens inside of a whiskey barrel has always intrigued whiskey drinkers. But unless you are a whiskey drinker who owns a distillery, it’s next to impossible to witness the transformation of the distillate from clear to brown, and the many flavor, aroma, and […]

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Bootlegging & Financial Independence

Moonshine as Currency We here at Hammerstone’s WhiskeyDisks™ – where we make the world’s best whiskey stones – would like to propose that the manufacturing of distilled alcohol at home is a very American and patriotic thing to do. Keep in mind, it is illegal to distill alcohol without obtaining a costly and litigious series […]

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Death to the Negroni

We present our take on the Negroni cocktail. While the drink’s origins are obscured by time, the most widely reported version is that it was invented in Florence, Italy in 1919. A count named Camillo Negroni invented it by asking the bartender to strengthen his favorite cocktail, the Americano, by adding gin rather than the normal soda water. […]

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The Moonshine Renaissance.

Corsair Artisan Distillery A change in the law has led to the rapid rise in micro-distilleries in Tennessee. Corsair Artisan Distillery is one such operation which has “reclaimed” its whiskey-making heritage. However, the firm and other artisan whiskey manufacturers are still waiting for one last piece of permitting so it can hold tours and tastings and sell bottles […]

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Baby Bourbon aka “White Dog”

Buffalo Trace White Dog There is a lot of interest lately in moonshine, white whiskeys and baby bourbons.  Numerous unaged or lightly-aged whiskeys are now appearing in liquor stores courtesy of the many new microdistilleries that have opened up all around the country.  From $30 a bottle for the unaged stuff to $90 for whiskey […]

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Hipster Moonshine

Kings County Distillery Moonshining and micro-distilleries are fast becoming the new coffee roasters and microbreweries of today. One of these micro-distilleries is the New York based, Kings County Distillery. These guys are NYC’s first legal whiskey operation since Prohibition. Paying homage to the co-founders’ bootlegging forefathers, they cook up organic New York corn (plus a touch of […]

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