My Exclusive Interview About “Moonshine” with “The Splendid Table”

“Moonshine is a spirit that goes by a long list of nicknames: white lightning, corn liquor, stump water, skullcracker, wildcat, ruckus juice, and that is a short list. Moonshine, which is most often distilled from corn, has a deep connection to the history of the United States and is seeing a recent boom in popularity. John Schlimm is the author of Moonshine: A Celebration of America’s Original Rebel Spirit. His book is part history lesson and part recipe book for moonshine cocktails and infusions. Digital Producer Chip Walton talked with Schlimm about his boozy research and wrangled some recipes for The Moonrunner’s Manhattan, Smokey Mountain S’more, and Stockcar just in time for the holidays. . . .”

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John Schlimm

John Schlimm is the award-winning author of sixteen books on cooking, history, how-to, and fiction. His latest work is The Ultimate Beer Lover's Happy Hour.

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