Recipes We love

Apple Shine


  • 1 gallon Apple Juice
  • 1 Gallon Apple Cider
  • 2 Cups White Sugar
  • 4 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 tsp Apple Pie Spice
  • 2 750 ml Jars 1st Sugar Moonshine

Combine all ingredients in pot EXCEPT MOONSHINE. Heat to slow boil.  Cool - then add liquor and enjoy.  Keep Chilled!

Strawberry Jamboree


  • 6 heaping tablespoons strawberry jam
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 large strawberries, sliced
  • 2 - 1 oz shots of Twin Creeks 1st Sugar Moonshine
  • 1/4 C Club soda (or to taste)

Place jam and water in a pot and heat to melt to a syrup. Chill syrup - add lemon juice plus the moonshine.  Stir to combine well. Fill 2 glasses with crushed ice. Divide cocktail  into two glasses. Pour on Club soda and stir. Garnish with sliced strawberry (and lemon if desired)

Carmel Apple Shine


  • 2 qts Apple juice
  • 2 qts Apple Cider
  • 4 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 8 Whole Cloves
  • 1 C light brown sugar
  • 1 C white sugar
  • 10 Carmel Candies (unwrapped)
  • 1 750 ml Jar 1st sugar Moonshine

Combine the apple juice, apple cider, cinnamon sticks, whole  cloves, light brown sugar, white sugar and caramel candies in a large  pot. Bring up to a gentle boil, then reduce to simmer and cover. Simmer  for at least 1 hour, longer is okay. Remove from the heat and let it  cool to room temperature. Strain out the cinnamon sticks and cloves. Add  in the moonshine and caramel vodka, stir to combine. Bottle it up in  some mason jars and either chill in the refrigerator or store in a cool  place.  

Sour Henry


Single Cocktail
3 oz of Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
2 Tbsp Simple Syrup - 1 cup sugar dissolved into 1 cup of water.
1 oz Twin Creeks Sweet Mash Rye
2 Dashes of Grapefruit bitters – optional

Mix all and serve over ice – add bitters to the top if desired. Enjoy

Cranberry Kick

  • Cranberry Juice 128 oz 
  • Apple Cider 128 oz
  • 2 c sugar
  • 8 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 6 C water
  • 2 Cups of cranberry

In a pot combine Cranberry Juice, Cider, Water, sugar, cranberries and cinnamon sticks.  Bring to a boil and simmer until cranberries pop (about 15 minutes).

Strain and cool.

Add 8 cups of Twin Creeks Distillery, 1st Sugar Moonshine. Garnish with an apple slice

  • 3 gallons = 384 oz or 64, 6 oz cocktails


  •   ½ Gallon Orange juice
  • 1 cup French Vanilla powdered creamer
  •  1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup of Sugar
  •  1 750 ml Twin Creeks Peach Brandy

In a pot heat orange juice, creamer, sugar and vanilla until sugar and creamer are dissolved. Cool. Add bottle of Peach Brandy. Enjoy! 

Refrigerate remainder