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Tag Archives: Vodka

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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Best cherry moonshine recipe

Best cherry moonshine recipes

In France and Germany cherry moonshine is called Kirshwasser, which literally means “cherry water”. This beverage with potency of 38-43% is referred to a brandy type. It is produced by distilling fermented berries with pits. With enough cherries you can easily make homemade Kirshwasser. We’ll look over two tested recipes. …

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Watermelon Moonshine recipe

Watermelon moonshine recipe

Despite high sugar content watermelons are considered a bad raw material for moonshine making. Actually, that’s not true. It’s just that you need a personal approach to this berry. If you just mash the fruits and ferment them, the moonshine will end up being bittersharp and smelly. We’ll look over …

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Homemade melon vodka

Melon moonshine

If you follow the production process, the melon moonshine will be soft with subtle fruit notes. It is important to remove the peels and seeds which give unpleasant bitter taste. You can use substandard overripe melons, preferably the sweetest. First, be sure to cut out the rotten and moldy parts. …

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Banana moonshine recipe

Banana moonshine recipe

Getting overripe bananas for a fair price is not a problem but this “capricious” raw material requires a special approach from a moonshiner. First, banana moonshine will interest enthusiasts of exotic hard liquors which are hard to come by. The technology is comparatively complex, as it requires boiling the must. …

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Apple pie moonshine recipe

Apple pie moonshine recipe

In order to make real Calvados you need dozens of gallons/liters of apple juice. If you don’t have enough fruits, you can infuse vodka or moonshine with fresh apples and then carry out second distillation. Organoleptic properties of homemade apple vodka are very similar to Calvados. You can use apples …

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