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How to make Apricot Moonshine

homemade Apricot moonshine

Apricot Moonshine recipe In the classic recipe without yeast and sugar that is one of the most aromatic fruit distillates with a soft sophisticated taste. The technique of making apricot moonshines depends on the main aim: the quality, yield or time consumption. We’ll look over all of these variants. You …

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The Difference between Whiskey and Vodka

Whiskey or Vodka

Whiskey or Vodka? In Russia strong alcohol holds 70-75% of the consumption. But if vodka used to be an absolute leader before, then in the last years its share has significantly lowered due to cognac, whisky, rum, and tequila. Although, not everyone knows the difference between imported liquors and Russian …

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Moonshine whiskey recipe – Turn alcohol into whiskey

Moonshine Whiskey recipe

Homemade Whisky from Alcohol The taste of ethanol diluted with water can be improved by infusing it with specially prepared oak chips (pegs). You’ll get homemade whiskey which most people won’t be able to distinguish from real whisky. I will talk about timber harvesting technology and infusion technique. Caution! This …

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How to make cherry moonshine – Cherry moonshine recipes

Homemade cherry moonshine

Two cherry moonshine recipes with Artificial and Wild Yeasts. The period of sweet cherries ripening is a responsible period for moonshiners when they need to get make as much as possible moonshine from these sweet berries. To those, who are just beginning their acquaintance with fruit distillates, I advise to get …

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How to infuse Moonshine with Oak

infuse moonshine with oak

Not all moonshiners can buy or keep and oak barrel for maturing their beverages. This problem can be solved by infusing the distillate with pharmaceutical oak bark or specially made woodchips that imitate soaking and heat-treatment of a barrel. We’ll look over both variants. You can use any grain, fruit …

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Moonshine & Vodka

How to make Apricot Moonshine

homemade Apricot moonshine

Apricot Moonshine recipe In the classic recipe without yeast and sugar that is one of the most aromatic fruit distillates with a soft sophisticated taste. The technique of making apricot moonshines depends on the main aim: the quality, yield or time consumption. We’ll look over all of these variants. You …

Read More »

The Difference between Whiskey and Vodka

Whiskey or Vodka

Whiskey or Vodka? In Russia strong alcohol holds 70-75% of the consumption. But if vodka used to be an absolute leader before, then in the last years its share has significantly lowered due to cognac, whisky, rum, and tequila. Although, not everyone knows the difference between imported liquors and Russian …

Read More »

Moonshine whiskey recipe – Turn alcohol into whiskey

Moonshine Whiskey recipe

Homemade Whisky from Alcohol The taste of ethanol diluted with water can be improved by infusing it with specially prepared oak chips (pegs). You’ll get homemade whiskey which most people won’t be able to distinguish from real whisky. I will talk about timber harvesting technology and infusion technique. Caution! This …

Read More »

How to make cherry moonshine – Cherry moonshine recipes

Homemade cherry moonshine

Two cherry moonshine recipes with Artificial and Wild Yeasts. The period of sweet cherries ripening is a responsible period for moonshiners when they need to get make as much as possible moonshine from these sweet berries. To those, who are just beginning their acquaintance with fruit distillates, I advise to get …

Read More »

How to infuse Moonshine with Oak

infuse moonshine with oak

Not all moonshiners can buy or keep and oak barrel for maturing their beverages. This problem can be solved by infusing the distillate with pharmaceutical oak bark or specially made woodchips that imitate soaking and heat-treatment of a barrel. We’ll look over both variants. You can use any grain, fruit …

Read More »

Wine

How to Stop Wine Fermentation

stop wine fermentation

Three Methods of Stopping Fermentation of Homemade Wine The necessity to stop fermentation before all sugar has not processed into alcohol or wine has not yet reached its maximum potency (natural causes of stopping) is often caused by a desire to speed up the preparation process or to keep the …

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How Long Does Wine Last?

how long wine lasts

Everything You Need to Know About the Shelf Life of Wine When buying a large batch of wine in bottles remember that unlike vodka, whiskey or cognac this lively beverage requires special storage conditions. Wine can be stored in a dark cool place, but in case of long-term keeping you …

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Bilberry Wine recipe

bilberry wine recipe

You can make excellent homemade wines from wild blueberries (Bilberry) reminiscent of grape wines. But bilberries ferment really tough, even the smallest mistake can ruin everything. That’s why I recommend you to follow the instructions and take care of keeping everything sterile. Pathogens must not enter the must. Only fresh ripe …

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Blackberry Wine Recipe

Blackberry wine recipe

 How to make Blackberry Wine Aside from preserve, jam, and compote you can use blackberries to make a very tasty and slightly harsh wine with a color slightly resembling grape wine. Its recipe is as solid as a rock. In Serbia this beverage is called “drunken blackberry”. They make it …

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Why Wine Turns into Vinegar

Wine turns into Vinegar

Even the finest wine becomes sour and unfit for consumption after a few days of being uncorked. Simply put, it turns into vinegar. Home winemakers are well aware of the souring problem, because it can spoil any wine (apple, grape, cherry, etc.). We’ll consider the reasons behind wine souring and …

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