Root Beer Moonshine

Root Beer Moonshine

Drink an ode to your youth with this Root Beer Moonshine. Serve it with some cream soda to make it taste like a Root Beef Float!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 servings


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.
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