Freshly Distilled White Mountain Moonshine

Freshly Distilled

For now the Moonshine is a novelty product only sold at the winery tasting room.

Photo by Susan Laughlin


Flag Hill Winery and Distillery has added moonshine to their roster of spirits that includes Karner Blue Gin, General John Stark Vodka, Josiah Bartlett Brandy plus a number of fruit and maple liqueurs.

Moonshine is by definition un-aged bourbon. After two years of aging, Flag Hill will bottle the product, now transformed into bourbon. The "white whiskey" will gain its golden hues through the storage in charred oak barrels.

The White Mountain Moonshine was distilled from a 75-percent corn mash with a few other grains, including barley and rye. As a 90-proof drink, Flag Hill owner Frank Reinhold suggests sipping it neat: "We have experimented with a few cocktail recipes and it has stood up well in mixed drinks too."

For now the Moonshine is a novelty product only sold at the winery tasting room open Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. year- round with the exception of major holidays.

Recipe from "Cookin' with Moonshine" by Jane Furr available in the gift shop at Flag HIll.

Berry Moonshine Slush

1/2 cup raspberries

1 teaspoon honey

1/2 cup ice cubes

1 cup blueberries

1/2 tablespoon Flag Hill White Mountain Moonshine

Put all ingredients into blender and purée. Serve in chilled glass mug or mason jar. One serving.

Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

  1. Guide to Local Beer in NH's Monadnock, Lakes and North Country Regions
    If you’re a craft beer lover in New Hampshire, then chances are you know all about what’s...
  2. 2016's Best New Restaurants
    New Hampshire is bustling with new restaurants this year. Here's a guide to some notable openings...
  3. Pamela Smart: Innocent or (Still) Guilty?
    After a quarter of a century in prison and the release of all others involved in the murder of...
  4. Beating the breast cancer odds
    Surviving, heading-off cancer a family affair
  5. Is it Pneumonia?
    How to know when it's more than just a bad cold - and what you should do about it.
  6. Redefining Farm-to-Table in Bath
    The Farm at Woods Hill in Bath and Woods Hill Table in Concord, Mass., are a dining enterprise...
  7. Prison Notes from Pam
    Photographer David Mendelsohn carried out correspondence with Pamela Smart in conjunction with...
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags