Key Lime Moonshine

Key Lime Moonshine

Grab a taste of the Florida Keys with this tropical Key Lime Moonshine. Made with key lime juice and fresh key limes to make you pucker up!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 quart


  • 2 cups Everclear or plain moonshine (Grab something close to 190 or 195 proof)
  • 1/4 cup key lime juice
  • 5 key limes, quartered
  • 2 cups purified water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar


  • Pour the everclear, key lime juice, and the key limes into a quart mason jar and shake to combine. Let sit for 3 weeks, shaking the jar every other day.
  • In a saucepan add water and sugar and heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool to room temperature.
  • Strain the key limes from the alcohol and return the alcohol to the jar. Add the simple syrup mixture and seal the jar, letting the jar sit for at least 2 weeks.
  • Serve with club soda and ice.


If you want your alcohol to be stronger, us less simple syrup.
Serve this moonshine with a bit of soda water and ice.

Perfect Pairing

Sip on this moonshine with Jalapeño Poppers. Yum!
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