What Proof is Moonshine?

It is common knowledge that moonshine is a strong type of alcohol. But what proof is moonshine, and why should you care? As moonshine distillers, we at Tennessee Shine Co. take proofing moonshine very seriously. We understand how important it is to know how much alcohol you are consuming so you can safely enjoy your […]

Does Moonshine Go Bad?

We’ve all been in a situation when we discover a bottle of wine stashed away in the kitchen cabinets and question if it is safe to consume. Fortunately, there isn’t a general time limit when this bottle is moonshine. Moonshines are claimed to last for years when not opened; however, it is advised to be […]

Can Moonshine Make You Go Blind?

We’ll cut to the chase. When distilled properly, moonshine cannot make you go blind. However, when distilled improperly, it is possible to get what’s known as “moonshine blindness.”  Moonshine blindness was highly publicized during Prohibition to discourage people from making their own alcoholic beverages. Although it was largely propaganda, the warning was rooted in some […]

How to Drink Moonshine

When many people hear the word “moonshine,” they think of someone making alcohol in the backwoods countryside of the United States. This image comes from the fact that many people made moonshine during the Prohibition era, which lasted from 1920 until 1933. The name refers to the act of people making moonshine under the light […]

Does Moonshine Need to be Refrigerated? How to Store Moonshine After Opening

The smooth taste of the infamous moonshine liquor is deliciously mouthwatering. But unless you want to enjoy your entire batch of moonshine right away, you will need to store it properly to enjoy later. But you may be wondering if ‘moonshine can spoil or ruin.’ Fortunately, your moonshine will not go bad if you store […]

Moonshine, Whiskey, and Bourbon: What’s the Difference

Billions of glasses of alcohol are consumed across the planet daily. Despite this, only a percentage of consumers are aware of the various types of alcohol. You may have sampled a bourbon here, a whiskey there, or some good old moonshine in your friend’s barn, but what’s the difference? Whiskey To begin with, whiskey (worded […]

Purchase Tennessee Moonshine Online

Just a century ago, the only way to get moonshine was by bootlegging it from the South. It was a dangerous business with no guarantees of safety or freedom. Oh, how the times have changed!  Southern states like Tennessee are still known for making moonshine – The only difference is that it’s a lot easier […]

Different Types of Flavored Moonshine

Moonshine is a treat that has its roots in frontier states such as Tennessee. Today’s drinks are the tasty products of hundreds of years of refinement. You can even get flavored moonshine to put a new spin on your favorite cocktails. What if you’ve never had flavored moonshine before? How can you tell which you’ll […]


WHAT ARE THE BEST THINGS TO MIX WITH MOONSHINE? Invented during Prohibition, Tennessee moonshine has gone through many transformations over the past 100 years. This historic drink is made with corn, barley, and wheat, creating a powerful spirit similar to whiskey. So, what’s the best way to serve moonshine? While you’re welcome to drink it […]

How Do You Make Apple Pie Moonshine?

HOW DO YOU MAKE APPLE PIE MOONSHINE? Are you interested in learning about the history of moonshine? Whether you are from the Smoky Mountain area or you’re just visiting our lovely state, you’ve likely heard the term before — or you may have heard stories about ancestors who made it themselves. We’ll explore the history […]