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Moonshine, a Layperson’s Review: Midnight Moon, Strawberry Edition

With the end of the year just around the corner, I figured it was only fair to provide one last moonshine review before the holiday season. This time we’re revisiting the good folks at Midnight Moon, affiliated with the Piedmont … Continue reading

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Moonshine Review: Rock Creek White Whiskey, Prison Hooch, and Barbecue Pork Rinds

Matt and Kame are great friends that I’ve known for several years. Initially, they served in the Peace Corps, with my college buddy Doug, in Madagascar. As a married couple, who genially behave as wonderful buddies to each other, they’ve … Continue reading

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Moonshine, A Layperson’s Review: Virginia Lightning! With Special Guest Reviewer Rani!

For this season’s moonshine review, I felt it was best to recruit the aid of a dear friend with a more refined palate than my own: my Peace Corps friend Rani. She and I served in Benin, back in the … Continue reading

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Moonshine: A Layperson’s Review – Midnight Moon (Grandma Edition)!

It’s been a few months since my last moonshine review, so I wanted to pick a brand that tantalized my taste buds, while inspiring a sensible commentary. Most of my choices are triggered either by nostalgia or a bizarre fascination … Continue reading

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Moonshine: A Layperson’s Review – Sodabe Edition!

  For this edition of the Moonshine Review, I asked my Peace Corps buddy Jeff S. to provide a joint critique of Sodabe, a West African distilled palm wine, found in Benin and Togo.  My friend Jessi did some project … Continue reading

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Moonshine: A Layperson’s Review, Part III

  Sometimes, one has to leave well enough alone.  Take pancakes for example.  When I was a kid, my Ma made pancakes for my brothers, my sisters, and me.  It was never too fancy: pancakes, a pat of butter on … Continue reading

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