Yepp, you read that right, we’re making…BACON MOONSHINE (and it’s SO easy!). The most manly, delicious, creative, redneck shine there is! Now when you’re done drooling, it’s time to get to work to make all your greasy, salty, bacon-y, delicious dreams come true. Follow these instructions to make the best. bacon. moonshine. ever.


How To Make BACON Infused Moonshine


You’ll need the following:

  • 1 package of bacon
  • 1/2 Gallon of Moonshine (190 proof)
  • Mason jars
  • tongs

Basic Instructions:

Take bacon. Soak in shine.

Detailed Instructions:

Fry the bacon, then drain on paper towels, blot off as much grease as possible and allow to cool. Once the bacon is cooled, place it in your sterilized mason jars and then fill with moonshine. Let sit in a cool, dark cupboard for 3 weeks.

After 3 weeks, place your filled mason jars in the freezer overnight. This helps solidify the bacon fat and other impurities. Using a pair of tongs, remove any pieces of fat and all of the bacon strips. Then using a fine cheese cloth, strain the moonshine to rid it of any other finer impurities. Repeat this process at least 2 times.



Note: You can also add dried cayenne peppers or dried red chiles to give it a bit of a kick! Simply follow the same process but add and strain peppers at the same time as you add and strain the bacon.

Leave a comment below and let us know how you liked this recipe we love hearing from our readers. And if you’re looking for more creative Moonshine recipes to impress your friends, check out our Jolly Rancher Moonshine Recipe or our Pineapple Coconut Moonshine.

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