Tag Archives: Corn whiskey

• What Moonshine to Try? Here’s A Moonshine Primer

What Moonshine to Try? Here’s A Moonshine Primer

New York City’s underground moonshiners might be making jugs of hooch on the down-low, but if you don’t have a bootlegger supplying you on the sly, fear not. Liquor store shelves are beginning to be stocked with moonshine, which might be labeled “white dog” or “white whiskey.” Basically they’re just bottling corn whiskey right off […]

• Florida microdistillers trying to catch lightning in a bottle

Florida microdistillers trying to catch lightning in a bottle

Making moonshine is easier than selling it even with growth of microdistilleries. Jimmy Day has a great line he uses to describe his current occupation: “My family’s been making whiskey for 146 years,” he says. “I’ve been licensed since March.” He is fully legal these days, but his operation isn’t quite as romantic as our […]