Quick Answer: How Do You Make Moonshine At Home??

How to Make Moonshine the Old-Fashioned Way in 6 Easy Steps

  • 1. Make the Mash. The process begins by heating five gallons of water to 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Allow the Mash to Ferment. Fermentation is the time when yeast works its magic and turns corn mash into alcohol.
  • Ready the Still.
  • Start the Distilling Process.
  • The Different Parts of the Moonshine.
  • Knowing the Difference.

Is it illegal to make your own moonshine?

Federal Distillation Laws

Federal law states that it is legal to own a still of any size. However, be advised it is illegal to distill alcohol without having either a “distilled spirits permit” or a “federal fuel alcohol permit.” It does not matter if the alcohol is for personal use only, not for sale, etc.

How do you make a still at home?

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How much does it cost to make moonshine?

The task force estimated the equipment and materials to make the moonshine around $2,000. The copper still is worth between $700 and $1,200. It costs around $8 per gallon for the sugar and wheat to make the moonshine. The selling price is around $25 a gallon if sold in bulk, or $40 for retail price.

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