After this is made and put in the mason jars it doesn’t have to the refrigerated? What is the purpose of straining the peaches after simmering if you are going to add them back into the jars? I like either chilled or room temperature:). Don. I kept everything the same except I used a 1 liter bottle of Peach Schnapps and 1 and a half bottles of Everclear… I also added an extra can of Peach Slices in Heavy Syrup. I did not add any sugar other than the syrup in the peaches. I do believe I saw mention of a Cherry Pie Moonshine above. I would For fruits that will be a pain to juice, go to Step 2: Boiled Concentrate. Can you help me out? I used a liter of everclear and a liter of schnapps. I just never have it last long enough, as I make it for parties and such:). What is the ABV or proof of the everclear that you use? You don’t necessarily have to do it though. It is definitely stronger than wine and weaker than vodka. I’m sure it was still delicious! This year I decided to make my own and give it out as gifts for friends and family. Enjoy! Thank you for posting it! If you don’t (or want a refresher), review the main guide to making hard cider. Just my thoughts. I will say that I was pretty ticked off the day I brought a bottle home and didn’t notice it until after I’d poured it into the juice. Join my newsletter list to be the first to hear our latest news! I don’t know what the exact proof of my recipe is, but it is probably around 15% or so. But you definitely need to use caution when you’re mixing them together. I don’t, but have thought of making one. As I type this I have a batch of peach heating up on the stove. It is awfully cold here in Kansas so we are coming up with inside ideas to keep us busy! Have you tried making this with white grape peach concentrate? After Brandon tried it at home last night, he said it “Could be dangerous”. Hi! I used white grape and some peach nectar. Required fields are marked *. So You Don’t Need To Deal This Any Other Way Besides Screwing On Mason Jar Kids? This should yeild over 9 Qts. 3-4 campden tablets (if using fresh peaches), If you want it sweet, mix in 3 Tbs sugar substitute per gallon prior to bottling. I don’t boil them to seal them. I made a patch last week, I’m worried about it spoiling. Peach Lemonade is our go-to summer drink! So just curious, how long do you have tonwait before drinking these? I strain them because the cinnamon sticks inevitably break apart a little bit and I don’t want those pieces ending up in the jars:). I can say that the White Cran Peach Juice worked great. Question…you said you prepared this in January and then drank the last in March. Yields 12-14 pint-sized jars and 6-7 quart-sized jars. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Also peach brandy can be added to but not necessary. Need clarification on whether this needs to be refrigerated. Ingredients. Are you suppose to can it to seal the pint jars. Its lower in the liquor stores around. If you don’t (or want a refresher), review the, . I make Apple Pie and Peach Pie, I don’t put sugar in mine. I’ve altered the base recipe by using two cups of granulated sugar and about half a cup of light brown sugar. Thanks for doing the math on the proof. Kendra recently posted…A Perfect Rain Day. So do you need to “can” it, like put in a canner and bring to a boil to seal the top to make it last a couple months? This its Apple Pie ala Mode! I make the apple pie moon shine all the time. I think the two I picked though were a bit too big. Reduced it to a syrup almost but after adding the ever clear and the Peach schnapps, it filled five 750 ml bottles. Lol! Yes; however, the strength (proof) of the finished product will be far lower. Amazon's Choice for peach juice concentrate. The wine bottle idea is a great one! Thanks. However, I am planning on doing fresh peaches so I assume I need to prepare them such as I was going to can them w the thick syrup and all and then make this recipe. Between the cost of all of the ingredients and the mason jars, it breaks down to about $6 per jar. You will definitely want to add the sugar:). Thanks I let it cool to room temperature, then add the alcohol and pour it into jars. Should i add another bottle of everclear and hold back on some of the juice? But surrounding states have 190 proof. I should also probably add that in my state the everclear is 95% alcohol or 190 proof, so if you live in states where it is lower then your final alcohol percentage won’t match , Hey just thought ask wen straining what size strainer do u use with the cheesecloth and u just strain into the jars or another pot then fill jars. I’ve drank it right away, but you can let it set as long as you like. Hoping for a response about having boiled my shine rather than simmer…… maybe this blog is no longer active, As long as you didn’t put the alcohol in it while boiling it, you’re fine. This comes from making many batches of apple pie moonshine. My lemondrop takes 120 days before it is ready to drink but well worth the wait. I linked over from Pinterest to read your article on the HomeRight PaintStick EZ-Twist Paint Roller and Quick Painter set and now I’m gonna be making me some MOONSHINE! I love easy, refreshing drinks over the hot summer months. That’s something that I can get excited about! The sugar will extract the peach juice in about 1-2 hours. To make the filling: If using fresh peaches, peel and thickly slice the peaches. i saw a peach pie moonshine where they used this vodka instead of ever clear but i wanted to get your thoughts on this matter i want my moonshine to be really sweet and peachy. Adding either more everclear or peach schnaps will help you with that:), We made the apple pie moonshine, had to add a bit more apple juice and strained it several times to get it to “perfection”. Do u need to seal bottles with peaches inside & if so how. Your email address will not be published. You certainly can. In a large pot, bring juice, peaches w/ syrup, sugar, and cinnamon sticks to a boil. I would say around 20%, but that is just a guess. You certainly could! my question is can you use PINNACLE® WHIPPED® FLAVORED VODKA instead of ever clear i don’t want my alcohol flavor to be real strong. It is all natural, no added sugar, no preservative or other additives. So to make these just reduce recipie down to amounts say 1/2 or 1/4 of what they call for. I made this and my son said it was really goid but he said it wasnt strong enough. can you use fresh peaches? Attach an airlock and leave it in secondary fermentation for a minimum of 3 weeks. Strong but good! The February batch is now history. Blitz in the juicer for a few minutes till it gets a good consistency. Made apple pie with 2 bottles of everclear and just had to let it sit longer before drinking. Do you agree? Can you leave the peaches in? They were the 15 oz cans:). Many people love the combination of peach and apple juices, so making peach hard cider is a great choice! How did you make it with the fresh peaches? Take out the cinnamon sticks Let cool to room temperature, then add the peach schnapps and everclear. If you need to get several pieces of equipment, I would highly recommend you get an cider making equipment kit to get started. Again, thank you for posting this recipe. I would LOVE to make authentic moonshine but the way my life is set up I LOVE my freedom more. You can now find my recipes for Apple Pie Moonshine here, and my Cherry Pie Moonshine here. I don’t have a shelf life number to give you. Everclear is 190 proof (95%) alcohol. We started with strawberry lemonade, moved on to cherry limeade, and here’s my mom’s latest creation: home canned Peach Mango Drink Concentrate. I do like mine chilled, but it’s not necessary to refrigerate it. Thanks so much , So glad you liked it Ronna! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Combine the egg yolks, 3/4 cups sour cream, sugar and 1/4 cup flour and beat until smooth. Its taste thus far is very promising! I thought it tasted a bit stronger, but I liked it that way;), I left the lid on but we ate the peaches instead of putting them in the jars (lol!). Alternatively, you could add peach nectar or peach concentrate. Can you mix the everclear and whipped vodka? Jar up leaving a half inch air space in top of jar and the residual heat will draw a seal on the lids. I might cut back by 1/2 a cup and add a couple more cinnamon sticks in the next batch but that is just personal preference. Addicted 2 DIY is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Origins of Peach Tea. I can no longer see the recipe for peach pie moonshine. . I’m making this next month so they’ll be ready for some summer events we have lined up, but I wanted to ask if you HAVE to strain the batches? I just recently made some labels online at vistaprint.com they have some neat premade templates that can be customized. Is it better consumed warm or cold? You may not be able to fit all the cider if you are using a 5-gallon carboy (you may have to drink the excess… darn! Brought the peach pie moonshine to a party this evening and it was definitely a big hit. You could also use peaches with a hard cider kit. I’ve had a friend mix it with flavored vodka like churro flavor. The strength will not be as high as with ever clear, but it will definitely work. we have a ton of fresh one & i am trying to figure something to do with all of them. Chop the peaches into a large bowl or half-gallon mason jar. Step 1 Combine the yeast, sugar and juice concentrate in a gallon jug. My liqour store had 90 proof peach schnapps so I used a bottle of that in addition to the 190 proof everclear. No. I just screw the lids on. Ingredients: 4 (juice .. nectar ...) … It’s usually drank fairly quickly when I make it for parties:). I think the longest I have had a jar is 2 months before it was drank. Made it about a month ago and just cracked open a jar last night and it’s great!! 1 packet Nottingham ale yeast. 2 – 64 oz bottles white grape peach juice, 2 – 15 oz cans sliced peaches in heavy syrup. The kind I buy is 190 proof. I wanted the cinnamon flavor to I simmered the juice with cinnamon sticks again, added it to the other juice mixture, cooled it down and added the liquor actually had to add more of each to help balance the sweetness. Add the yeast and attach the stopper and air lock (again, for a much more detailed look at these steps, review the how-to guide or standard recipes). Have about a gallon (or more) of filtered plum juice from last year in freezer. Made this today ! I have peach cider. I suggest using closer to 2 gallons of juice if using 190 proof Everclear. So it DID say “White Grape Peach Juice.” I’ll have to try Wal-Mart in the future, but at my local grocery store the ONLY juice with peaches in it was the “White Cran Peach Juice.” I assumed I copied the recipe down wrong and/or got that word wrong. Hi, Can you tell me how you serve this beverage ? This post is just before Memorial Day … If you want to … That’s great, Sharon! Put the prepared peaches into the second 1-gallon carboy (after sanitizing). I’ll have to pick up some of the White Grape Peach Juice and do a side-by-side comparison. They also sell the Welch’s brand too:). This actually is very sweet and peachy. I substituted the sugar with blue agave and it tastes amazing so far… still cooling in my closet right now! Anyone have a plum moonshine recipe. This recipe can be served non-alcoholic to share with everyone, or you can turn it into a delicious peach cocktail with just a bit of vodka. Add 5-7 pounds of peaches to 5-gallon carboy or fermentation bucket. Remove from heat and let cool. PEACH SLUSH. A peach Bellini is a classic Italian cocktail made with peach puree or peach … Very strong stuff. You can do either. Yes, it could definitely be dangerous. I tried making blueberry and it just didn’t turn out as good as I would have liked. Getting ready to try this for the first time, but, i am doubling the ingredients, and using a half gallon of everclear, and a half gallon of peach schnapps, so normally on a double up, it would be 1500ml of each this will be 1750, so this will be stronger, i will post back how it is. Peel, pit and slice fresh peaches. Of course! This will definitely warm you up! Heat over medium-low heat until sugar is dissolved. I believe the time before that yielded 13 or 14 pints, but I simmered it with the lid off this last time. Stir in lemon juice. The average single strength is 10.5 brix. Thanks for replying back, What proof does the peach pie recipe make? I would maybe start with half a teaspoon and add more to taste. I put mine into quart mason jars and let sit in the fridge for 3-4 weeks. The flavor is a bit better if you wait at least a day later, though:). Sarah Vantassel/Demand Media. If you want it carbonated, add priming sugar prior to bottling (1/4 cup apple juice concentrate or 1/8 cup brown or white sugar per gallon). Cut the flesh from around the seed and chop it into 1-inch pieces. Add ice to glasses and pour over ice. As for alcohol, people have used several different things. Hi Amanda. 53 ($0.19/Fl Oz) Get it as soon as Fri, Dec 11. . You can definitely drink it right away (once it’s cooled). As you said, you really can’t taste the alcohol in it. I’m not sure what an equivalent to Everclear would be in Canada. It’s got that strong smell when you crack it open but after a month it is perfect. I didn’t bottle with the peaches as I wanted a very clear bottle of booze. Where on earth do you get White grape peach juice? Moonshine has become hugely popular lately. Ah ya. This peach cider recipe will start with a standard fermentation of apple juice, with peaches added during secondary fermentation. Have a great weekend! In NH where I live you can only get 150 proof. Thank you so much! He also likes to “soup it up” a bit. I’ve tried making it with blackberries, but I need to play around with the recipe a bit more to really get a good blackberry flavor. Taste great and it’s not too sweet.. Next I am going to make the Apple pie recipe. No, you do not need to refrigerate it. I mixed cinnamon twist flavored vodka with my apple pie moonshine last year and it was amazing! You won’t be able to fit all the cider, so you may have to drink some (darn ). There are two ways to make juice concentrate from fruit. Could you repost? DRINK RESPONIBLY. Anyway… when I mixed in all the liquor, stirred it up and then tried a sip, it was Mmm Mmm Good for me, but there are others who wouldn’t want or drink something that strong. I cant wait to make this for Christmas sounds great. Place one half of the slices of peaches into the blender or food processor with 1 cup of cold water, and blend until smooth. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes to 1 hour. We loved it!! It was so popular as a host gift that a trip to the warehouse store for a large can or two of peaches and a large bottle of peach schnapps seems to be in my future so a double batch can be made. Instructions. For all of you who use everclear!!!!! Peach Concentrate Juice Take one cup of peach concentrate juice, and combine in the blender with one cup ripe mango, cubed, and one cup fresh or frozen strawberries, hulled and halved. I love hearing when other people make it! Hi Katie, thanks for the recipe, I shared it with some guys at work yesterday saying that it looked good, and they pitched in for me to make it. I have never heard of it. Store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days, or freeze for up to 2 … If you are lucky enough to get your hands on some real moonshine (not the lower proof store-bought kind), then that would make this even more authentic! I ended up adding more juice and No I did not add any alcohol until after the mixture had completely cooled. We just made 2 more batches this afternoon. It’s likely you’ll have to make the peach juice yourself by juicing or pressing fresh peaches. . When you are ready, pour or siphon into sanitized bottles, cap, and continue conditioning for a minimum of 2 weeks. Do you have to “seal” the jars after you fill them…..like boil them or anything? We did leave some peaches in our jars so wanted to make sure that as long as they haven’t been opened if we can put up in a dark closet until ready to use? You certainly can, but I haven’t had it last long enough for that to be a necessity. In a large pot, bring juice, peaches w/ syrup, sugar, and cinnamon sticks to a boil. Peaches are used heavily in primary and secondary fermentation. Thanks so much for this! Just a quick update…I gave bottles of peach pie as host gifts while I was travelling recently. The goal of the peach hard cider recipes is the make a still, dry cider with noticeable peach taste. . You certainly can, though it would be pretty strong:), I think this is best over ice. My husband and I are planning to make this tonight. Your recipe is great as is and will make nice holiday gifts paired with a bottle or jar of Apple Pie Moonshine. I can’t imagine why you couldn’t! I might even enter some of the jarred Peach Pie in the local County Fair. And the oldest written recipe is believed to date back to an 1879 cookbook. Like many others I couldn’t find the white grape peach juice. Blend until smooth, then pour through a strainer to clear the juice. Yes I noticed after I posted that. I made my first batch this weekend and it was amazing. Do you actually seal the jars or just cap them? Arrives before Christmas Only 16 left in stock - order soon. Thanks can’t wait!!! See the yeast page for more options. How long do you let everything meld together before drinking it? 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