Rating Commercial Moonshine

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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby Jimbo » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:17 am

T-Pee wrote:When I was in Las Vegas for the S.H.O.T. show I picked up a bottle of wheat whiskey from Las Vegas Distillery on a recommendation from Corene. A damned fine pleasant surprise! A bit of a bourbon goodness and very smooth. Not cheap but well worth it.

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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby T-Pee » Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:41 am

Didn't get the chance to drop by as I wasn't in the driver's seat, unfortunately. I did find a bottle of the good stuff at a local likker shop near the hotel though. It was soundly approved of.

Went with a few other guys and a couple of them are also distillers that brought their own. I had some 2 year old UJ to share that got a :thumbup: .

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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby TedL » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:22 am

I've had Tim Smiths Climax Moonshine and I didn't think it was too bad. Bought a few bottles of it and one bottle tasted like he used too much sugar in his wash and ran the still too fast. But the other bottle I had wasn't bad, maybe it was a good batch but you could smell all of the grain...the corn, rye and a little bit of barley. It didn't taste bad. Maybe I just got a good batch.
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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby dukethebeagle120 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:27 am

i like midnight moon.can't get it in canada.bought it in new hampshire
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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby TedL » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:33 am

dukethebeagle120 wrote:i like midnight moon.can't get it in canada.bought it in new hampshire


I believe midnight moon is just neutral grain spirits made from corn that's proofed down. It's not the real stuff
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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby rain distillate » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:42 am

joeyfla wrote:So what have you tried? Anything worth tasting? When I travel I leave my stuff at home and take some commercial.


Why not keep the commercial shine jars and fill with your shine for trips? How they gonna tell whose whose?just be sure to keep commercial label in tact :D
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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby dukethebeagle120 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:25 pm

TedL wrote:
dukethebeagle120 wrote:i like midnight moon.can't get it in canada.bought it in new hampshire


I believe midnight moon is just neutral grain spirits made from corn that's proofed down. It's not the real stuff

i know but the wife likes it the best.
alot less corny
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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby jb-texshine » Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:29 pm

dukethebeagle120 wrote:
TedL wrote:
dukethebeagle120 wrote:i like midnight moon.can't get it in canada.bought it in new hampshire


I believe midnight moon is just neutral grain spirits made from corn that's proofed down. It's not the real stuff

i know but the wife likes it the best.
alot less corny

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Re: Rating Commercial Moonshine

Postby DBCFlash » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:02 am

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FullySilenced wrote:toss the old smokey it old smoke suxs... tasted several versions... i did a write up on it a while back it was so good i spit it all over the side of the wifes car and got my asssss chewed..

I got a jar full of Ole Smokey and it was practically undrinkable. One of the nastiest things I've ever had in my mouth, and I've had some nasty things in my mouth.

But...I tried aging it in a small charred barrel, and it's actually rather drinkable after a few weeks. I just can't bring myself to throw it away.

I revisited my aged, oaked Ole Smokey and after three weeks in a small charred barrel and a month and a half in the jar it was actually really nice.
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