Root Beer Moonshine 

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes



  • For The Root Beer Simple Syrup
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups moonshine
  • 2 Tbsp Root Beer extract
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • For 1 Cocktail
  • 2 oz root beer moonshine
  • 4 oz cream soda
  • ice


In a large saucepan combine the water and both sugars. Simmer until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool.

Stir in moonshine, root beer extract, and vanilla extract and pour into jars. Refrigerate for 3 days. Serve.

To Make 1 Drink

To make one drink mix the moonshine and cream soda in a glass filled with ice.


Make a root beer float by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

This recipe makes great pitcher drinks. Just multiply the drink recipe by how many people there are.

Perfect Pairing

Looking for something alcohol-free for the kids? Serve this Root Beer Moonshine with Pumpkin Ice Cream Sodas.