If you’ve ever been looking for the fine taste of whisky that can only be mastered over the span of a decade, but all you have is one day and a bottle of Jack, fret not. Now you can stir in the smoky hints of aged oak barrel — steeped with a cellar’s years of history and flavor […]

We used to think of moonshine as something that only inbred cousins in the hills could ever perfect, once they got too toothless and sauced to really amount to much on the banjo. Or perhaps moonshine referred to the liquid gold in barrels that kept gangsters in shootouts during Prohibition. But things are different now […]

If you ever thought the only real difference between whisky and moonshine was the bathtub your booze was brewed in and the letter of the law, think again. Ole Smoky, Appalachian hootch bottlers and the official moonshine of the Talladega Superspeedway (makes sense, seeing as NASCAR came from illegal moonshine runners), age their moonshine in […]

While we’re not fond of sweet spirits normally, there’s something about flavored moonshines that really pique our interests. The Ole Smoky Tennessee Cherry Moonshine and Apple Pie Moonshine were passed around fondly at The Meadows. Well you can now add Kings County Distillery Chocolate Whiskey to the list of interestingly infused booze to our need to try […]

8 Jun
Pop the cherry on your otherwise virgin drink

No dessert sundae will ever be the same once the moon shines on it. Just keep that in mind when you scoop yourself some daiquiri ice, and top it with Ole Smoky Tennessee moonshine cherries. Yes, you read that right. Moonshine cherries. It gets better. The 750 ml bottle comes full of cherries, each one […]

19 May
Ole Smoky Distillery Apple Pie Moonshine... in a mason jar

When Tennessee state law recently changed to allow the distillation of spirits, Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery took the opportunity to showcase their particular art of mountain-made moonshine. They became the first federally licensed distillery in the history of East Tennessee, utilizing the recipes and experience of local families who’ve secretly been making moonshine up in […]

Here’s what I learned today while musing about hitting the bottle: So the term “white whiskey” means unaged whiskey. And what that really means is moonshine. Although at $60, it’s a little fancier than any booze made in a bathtub. This bottle of finer rough stuff was crafted by the boutique distillery Charbay’s Master Distiller […]

17 Jan
Pour out a little juice for the homies where the moon don't shine

Been meaning to start a juice cleanse? Yeah, me neither. But perhaps this do-it-yourself juice-kit will change your mind. For the same $10 that’ll buy you one piddly foofoo martini, you can pour a packet of magic into your favorite 64oz bottle of juice. In just two days time, your same old Sunny D will […]