Apple Pie Moonshine

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Apple Pie Moonshine

Makes about 15 Pint Jars

 

A 750-milliliter bottle of 190-proof Everclear or high-proof vodka if that’s all you can get

2 cups of Captain Morgan Spiced Rum

1 gallon apple cider

1 quart apple juice

3 cups brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

10 cinnamon sticks

Mason jars with lids

 

Combine the cinnamon sticks, apple cider, and apple juice in the large pot

Bring it to a mild simmer and add in the sugars

Continue to stir slowly for about 5-10 minutes until all the sugar is dissolved

Turn the heat off and allow the apple cider mixture to cool down to room temperature

Allow it several hours to reach a lower temperature. If you add in the alcohol too soon, the higher temperature will evaporate some of the alcohol content

Once the mixture is at room temperature, stir in the Everclear and the rum

Add your apple pie moonshine into the mason jars

You can also put a cinnamon stick in each of the jars

I let mine set for several weeks in the back of the fridge for all the flavors to blend

You can use any size jars you like.  I use half pint jars to make them serving size

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