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The Recipe (Moonshine)

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“I have never made this but was asked to post the recipe for someone in chat. I looked for an email address to ask permission first but could not find one so I will just say that the recipe belongs to Charlie Porter and the web site is I posted it just like he has it there. Good luck and dont shine and drive. I have no idea about prep time.”
20 Gallons

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 20 gallons mineral water
  • 15 lbs sugar
  • 12 gallon dried cracked corn (like in chicken feed) or 12 gallon dried whole corn (like in chicken feed)
  • 1 can blue ribbon malt syrup (This gives it a smooth flavor)


  1. Stir often and keep the mixture in a warm place and it will soon start to work.
  2. Just before it stops working (when it gets a lacy bubble on top) put it in the "can" to cook.
  3. When this starts to boil, it comes out of the end of the coil.
  4. Put the jug under the condenser spout and collect the run.
  5. Cut the first gallon with water as it runs to about 120 proof.
  6. Add burnt sugar and water here if you need the color.

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