Peach Moonshine Recipe

Learn Step-By-Step How To Make Homemade Peach Moonshine

Last Updated on February 13, 2023

In this recipe, we’re going to walk you through, step-by-step how to make peach moonshine.  All of the supplies you’ll need for making your own homemade peach moonshine can be found in our shop.  If you’re more of a distilling type, then check out our distilling guides such as how to make vodka or how to make brandy.

At Mile Hi Distilling, we love helping people who are passionate about spirits with helpful guides, recipes, and top-quality moonshine still kits and supplies.  Learning how to make a great batch of peach moonshine requires a lot of attention to detail. So be sure to plan thoroughly and execute carefully to create the best peach-flavored moonshine possible.  Let’s get started!

Peach moonshine is enjoyed by many for its smooth, delicious taste. While it’s easy to purchase peach moonshine from a store, you can also make your own at home with this recipe. To start, you’ll need a percentage of peach juice and sugar. The ratio you use will depend on how sweet you want your moonshine to be. Once you’ve mixed the peach juice and sugar together, add in some vodka and give it a good stir. The next step is to find a Moonshine Still, which you can use to distill the alcohol. This process will remove impurities and provide a higher-proof moonshine. After distilling, your peach moonshine is ready to drink! Enjoy it neat or mix it into cocktails for a refreshing summer beverage. Cheers!

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Peach Moonshine Ingredients

Using only a few ingredients, you can easily make your own peach moonshine at home with this recipe.

-1 gallon of peaches

-1 quart of vodka

-1 cup of sugar

-1 tablespoon of vanilla extract

Canned or Fresh Peaches?

No, you don’t have to use canned peaches for peach cobblers moonshine. You could use fresh or frozen peaches or even peach puree. The important thing is to use a peach product that has a high sugar content so that the moonshine will be properly fermented. If you use a peach product with low sugar content, the fermentation process will be inhibited and the resulting moonshine will be lower in alcohol content. So, if you want to use fresh or frozen peaches for your peach moonshine, make sure to add some extra sugar to the mix.

Homemade Peach Moonshine Instructions:

1. Start by washing the peaches thoroughly.

2. Cut the peaches into small pieces and add them to a large pot.

3. Add the sugar, vodka, and vanilla extract to the pot and stir everything together.

As any connoisseur of peach moonshine knows, the key to a great batch is finding the right balance of sweetness and peach flavor. Too much sugar can mask the delicate flavor of the peaches, while too little can make the moonshine seem tart and acidic. The best way to find the perfect ratio is to experiment with different amounts of sugar until you find a recipe that suits your taste. Remember, there is no shame in tinkering with a classic recipe in order to find your own unique twist on it. So go ahead and play around with the sugar content in your peach moonshine until you find a combination that is just right for you. Cheers!

4. Cook the mixture over low heat for about 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

5. Once the mixture has thickened, strain it through a cheesecloth to remove any peach pieces.

6. Pour the moonshine into clean mason jars and seal them tightly.

7. Store the peach moonshine in a cool, dark place for up to 6 months.

Check out this great video walkthrough from our friends at It Is A Keeper detailing How To Make Homemade Peach Moonshine is made.  Check it out below!

Peach Moonshine Cocktail

Storing Your Peach Moonshine

If you’re planning on storing your peach moonshine for an extended period of time, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. First of all, it’s important to make sure that the jar or container you’re using is airtight. This will help to prevent the moonshine from oxidizing and losing its flavor. Secondly, you’ll want to store the moonshine in a cool, dark place. sunlight and the excessive heat can cause the flavors of the moonshine to deteriorate. Finally, if you’re not planning on drinking the moonshine right away, it’s a good idea to add a tablespoon of vodka per quart of moonshine. This will help to keep the moonshine from going bad. By following these simple tips, you can be sure that your peach moonshine will be enjoyably tasty for months to come.

Refrigerating Your Peach Moonshine

Peach moonshine is a type of alcohol that does not need to be refrigerated. This is because peach moonshine is made with peaches that have been fermented and distilled. The fermentation process breaks down the sugars in the peach, which prevents the formation of mold. The distillation process also helps to preserve the peach moonshine, as it removes impurities and bacteria. As a result, peach moonshine can be stored at room temperature without spoiling. However, it is important to note that peach moonshine will only last for a few months before it starts to lose its flavor. Therefore, it is best to consume peach moonshine within a few months of its creation.


Congratulations! You have just made your own batch of delicious homemade peach moonshine. We hope this recipe was helpful for you and that you churned out a top-shelf batch. Now comes the cleanup step.  Be sure to wash everything thoroughly to ensure a high-quality product in the future. Disassemble your equipment and store it in a cool, dry place.

Thank you for visiting Mile Hi Distilling, your one-stop shop for all of your moonshine still and distilling product needs. Don’t forget to check out our shop for any supplies or equipment you may need for any future recipes or distillations. We hope you enjoyed learning how to make peach moonshine.

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