Huckleberry Hooch Moonshine

Huckleberry Hooch Moonshine

Enjoy a delicious citrus and berry cocktail with our huckleberry hooch moonshine recipe. 

Do Huckleberries taste like a blueberry or a cranberry? Well, it depends on who you ask.

Some say this unique berry is sweet and tastes like a very intense blueberry. Others say that huckleberries are tart and taste similar to a cranberry. Which camp do you belong to? Why not add some moonshine to the situation and find out? 

What Are Huckleberries?




Huckleberries are small red and purple berries related to both blueberries and cranberries.


Smaller than a blueberry and sweeter than a cranberry, many believe that huckleberries are the best of both worlds.


Huckleberries come from a shrub-like plant that grows in the underbrush of forests. More than twelve species of huckleberries are found throughout Pacific Northwest forests.


What is Huckleberry Hooch Moonshine?




The huckleberry hooch moonshine cocktail is a delicious and refreshing drink made with blackberry moonshine, muddled huckleberries, orange juice, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice. 


Where Can I Find Huckleberries? 



Chances are if you are asking where to find huckleberries you are not fortunate enough to live in an area where they grow. Fortunately, this does not mean you will not get a chance to enjoy this unique fruit. 

While huckleberries may not be found at your local supermarket, there are many specialty stores online where you can order this unique treat. If all else fails, you can always get a bag of frozen berries from Amazon. 

No matter where you live chances are you can get access to this delicious fruit and make this unique cocktail. 


How to Make Blackberry Moonshine

Along with huckleberries, blackberry moonshine is the star of this show. Making blackberry moonshine can be a simple process by simply flavoring your moonshine with fruit and simple syrup. 

Check out our Blackberry Moonshine Recipe

Flavoring your moonshine is a great way to create your favorite flavored liquors easily at home. 

Check out The Best Moonshine Fruit Recipes


How to Make Moonshine



Making moonshine is a three-step process that can be as simple or as complicated as you want to make it. 

Recipes for making moonshine can be as simple as using sugar, water and yeast or specially curated recipes that create distinct flavor profiles. 



After selecting your ingredients it is time to make your moonshine mash. When making a grain-based mash it is important to cook the grain in order to convert the starch into fermentable sugar. 

Check out: Advanced Mash Techniques

The next step is fermentation. This is the process where after adding yeast to your mash you allow the mash to ferment. There are many different options for fermenting your shine. At How to Moonshine we have all-in-one kits where the still can also be used as a fermentor, 1 gallon moonshine fermentor, and large fermentation kits.

The Perfect Moonshine Still



The truth is, the perfect moonshine still is really whichever still is right for you. Are you starting out and want to keep it simple? Have you been looking for a bigger challenge and need a still that can rise to the occasion? No matter what type of moonshiner you are, we have the right still for you.