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Apple Pie Moonshine

Everclear (or other grain alcohol) is combined with apple cider, juice, apples, sugar and spices to make a homemade apple pie moonshine that will knock your socks off!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 5


  • ½ gallon apple cider
  • 3 cups light apple juice
  • 1 cup Imperial sugar
  • 1 cup Imperial brown sugar
  • 2 Spice House cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon Rodelle Gourmet Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups Everclear or other grain alcohol 180+ proof
  • 1 large Envy apple cut into 5 wedges
  • 5 quart sized mason jars


  • In a large pot, combine the apple cider, apple juice, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks and vanilla. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Reduce to a simmer and then allow to simmer for 1 hour. Let cool completely.
  • Remove the pot from the stove and pour in the Everclear, stirring to combine. Discard the cinnamon sticks.
  • Place an apple wedge into each mason jar. Pour the moonshine into a measuring cup with a spout and fill each mason jar to the rim. Seal and refrigerate until cold.


  • Everclear and other grain alcohols are very flamable. Ensure there is no heat source before adding!
  • The cook time in this recipe does not include time for the mixture to cool.
  • Moonshine will keep in the fridge for 3-4 weeks.
  • This recipe contains alcohol and is intended for individuals 21 years of age or older. Please drink responsibly.

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Keyword apple, apple pie moonshine, appleweek, cider, cinnamon, moonshine, sugar, vanilla
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