Ole Smoky for National Moonshine Day

Ole Smokey 560x207While you’re likely aware that today is National Donut Day, we thought you might not be aware that it’s also National Moonshine Day. Of course this means you should probably enjoy some Donut flavored Moonshine, but if your crazy cousin who lives in the mountains is fresh out, we have another suggestion.

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine is Tennessee’s First Legal Moonshine and comes in a variety of flavors, including their famous Apple Pie Moonshine. At 40 proof it’s perfect for being enjoyed straight out of the jar, but we thought a cocktail made with some stronger shine would be in order for this important day.

Moonshine Mule

Moonshine e1433481318176 300x253Ingredients

  • 1 part Ole Smoky® White Lightnin’™
  • 2 part Ginger Beer
  • Top with Angostura Bitters


  • Fresh lime wedge


  • Mix well in a glass over ice
  • Shine Responsibly®


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About Ole Smoky® Tennessee Moonshine:

Currently, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine nationally retails twelve flavors of moonshine made using authentic East Tennessee recipes. Folks from around the world come and experience the moonshining process at the company’s famed Gatlinburg distillery, The Holler™ (America’s most visited distillery) and new location, the Ole Smoky Barn at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Original Moonshine (100 proof), White Lightnin’™ (100 proof), Moonshine Cherries™ (jarred at 100 proof), Lightnin’ Line (80 proof): Strawberry Lightnin’, Lemon Drop Lightnin’ and Hunch Punch Lightnin‘™, the 40 proof line including, Peach Moonshine™, Apple Pie Moonshine™, Blackberry Moonshine™, Pineapple Moonshine, Sweet Tea Moonshine and the most recently added, Harley Davidson’s Road House Customs™ Charred Moonshine (103 proof) are available selectively in all 50 states and Canada.