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Moonshine Cocktail Recipes


This cocktail has been deemed drink of the summer by Junction 56 family and friends.  A simple yet delicious way to enjoy your Moonshine!


1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine

5 oz Cranberry Juice

Pour ingredients over ice and Enjoy! 

The Moon Launch

1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine
1/2 oz grenadine
5 oz ginger ale (or sprite or 7-up)

Pour ingredients over ice and enjoy!

Or, for the adventurous, pour moonshine and grenadine in short whisky glass. Pour in ginger ale and cover quickly with napkin. Bang glass on wooden board and remove napkin to cause drink to foam (similar to a tequila or Alabama slammer).

The Lemonshine

Another simple yet tasty drink, very refreshing on a hot summers day.


1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine

5 oz Lemonade

Mix ingredients over ice.  Optional to add a lime or lemon slice as garnish. 

The Peachshine

Another great summer drink, nothing better than sitting pool side with this cocktail.


1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine

5 oz Peach juice

Pour ingredients over ice and enjoy!


This is a twist on the first drink of the summer mentioned above, and was a crowd favourite at a tasting event we were at in Walkerton, Ontario.  Several in the crod proclaimed this the true drink of the summer, and the debate has been ongoing since.  


1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine

3 oz Cranberry juice

3 oz Orange Juice

Mix ingredients over ice and Enjoy!

Moonshine Caesar

Traditional drink with a Moonshine twist


1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine 

2 dashes hot sauce

3 dashes freshly ground salt and pepper 

4 dashes Worcestershire sauce 

4 oz Clamato 

Garnish: 1 celery stick 1 lemon wedge 

Rim glass with Caesar rimmer. Fill glass with ice, add all ingredients, mix thoroughly. Dress with lemon wedge and celery

The Pipe Wrench

Taking a screwdriver and making it a more powerful tool!


1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine

5 oz Orange juice

Pour ingredients over ice and Enjoy!

Apple Pie Moonshine

1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine
3-4 oz fresh pressed apple cider
Cinnamon and Nutmeg

In a cocktail glass filled with ice, add moonshine and top up with apple cider. Stir to combine. Grate or sprinkle a pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon over the top.
Apple pie just like grandma use to make.  

The Hornet

1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine
1/2 oz honey
1 oz Lime Cordial
3 oz Ginger Beer

Add all ingredients to shaker or large glass. Add 1/2 cup of ice. Shake (or stir vigorously). Pour into serving glass (include some ice).
Optional to rim glass with salt.  

The Moonshine Sunset

This drink is a Moonshine take on a Tequila Sunrise. The Moonshine flavour really makes this an excellent cocktail.

Combine 1 oz Junction 56 Moonshine with 4 oz of orange juice. Gently pour 1/2 oz grenadine into glass.

Stir prior to drinking to combine.

Harvest Moon Fizz

Muddle 5 leaves of sage and 2 sprigs of thyme in a shaker.
2 oz Junction 56 Moonshine
1 oz lemon juice
1/4 oz maple syrup
1/4 oz apple syrup
1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar

Shake on ice and strain onto fresh ice. Top with soda water (approximately 2oz or to taste).
Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and enjoy.

Note: Apple syrup is made by Wellesley apple products and is available at the Local Market Co-op in Stratford. If you can't find this product substitute additional maple syrup.