Apple Pie Moonshine

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1 c white sugar
1 c brown sugar
6 stick cinnamon
750 ml moonshine or everclear
1/2 gal apple juice
1 gal apple cider
enough mason jars for approx. 2 gallons

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Stephanie Burns Recipe
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Clarksville, TN (pop. 132,929)
Member Since Aug 2011
Stephanie's notes for this recipe:
A friend gave this recipe to me a few years ago. I have made it every fall since. Everyone loves it!
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Start with a stockpot large enough to accommodate approximately two gallons of Apple Pie Moonshine.
Add 1/2 gallon of apple juice and one gallon of apple cider to your stockpot over medium heat.
As the mixture begins to warm, add the white sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon sticks.
Bring the stockpot to a boil, stirring the mixture to ensure that the sugar is fully dissolved.
Cool the Apple Pie drink to room temperature.
Add 750 ml or moonshine or grain alcohol such as Everclear.
Pour the Apple Pie Moonshine into mason jars with lids.

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user Louise Sherwood weezie19470 - Sep 4, 2011
This was great, i only put in a half bottle of clearever, because didnt know how strong it was. everyone loved it. thank u
user Cristy Guevara ljsmom - Oct 17, 2011
How long should they be in the jars before it can be opened? I want to give this as a gift and I need to make sure I have enough time to make it. Thank you
user Louise Sherwood weezie19470 - Oct 17, 2011
I THINK THAT YOU CAN DRINK IT RIGHT AWAY Its not my recipe, i did make it i used 1/2 bottle of the clearever, and it came out good, we are seniors, and didnt want it to hit them to bad. lol have fun making it. Louise
user Cristy Guevara ljsmom - Oct 22, 2011
Thanks! I am in the process of making it now. I have read other recipes and they always say it has to be sealed for at least 30 days or so but I think they were mostly homemade wine recipes so maybe that is why you need to let them set for so long. Thanks again!
user S I SyiLuvsPastries - Nov 5, 2011
@ Cristy....I've made this numerous times, and you can drink it right away if you want. I've just found that the longer it sits, the better the flavor and potency.

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