1750 ml bottle190 proof Everclear grain alcohol - or the highest proof vodka you can find
Bring the apple juice, cider, sugar, nutmeg, ground cinnamon and 8 cinnamon sticks to a boil.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
Add alcohol to mixture. **CAUTION: Do not add alcohol near a flame or heat source. It is highly flammable. Make sure mixture is completely cooled before adding alcohol.
Strain the cinnamon sticks out and pour into jars.
Divide remaining 6 cinnamon sticks among jars.
Place lids on jars and allow to sit in a cool, dry place for 1 month before enjoying.
Please enjoy responsibly.
Use a very large stock pot to make Apple Pie Moonshine cocktail recipe. Sometimes I even divide the ingredients between my two largest stock pots.
You can use any size canning jars that you have to store this Apple Pie Moonshine Everclear. You aren't going to do the entire canning process. Just fill the jars and make sure they are tightly sealed.
Before sealing the jars place a new cinnamon stick in each jar - don't reuse the cinnamon sticks you strained out.
When you make Apple Pie Moonshine recipe, make sure you store the jars in a cool, dark place to mellow out for a few weeks before enjoying them.
There may be some sediment from the cinnamon stick in the jar - simple strain it through cheesecloth.
Make sure you enjoy this cocktail responsibly.
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