Countrypolitan Moonshine Cocktail

  • Yield 10 servings

This Southern take on the classic “Cosmo” packs quite a punch!

Loveless Cafe

The Loveless Cafe developed this recipe to serve at the James Beard House in New York on Valentine's Day 2013.


Cranberry-Infused Moonshine:
1 (750ml) bottle moonshine
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
2 cups Cranberry-Infused Moonshine
1 cup cranberry juice
1 cup lemonade concentrate
1/2 cup Grand Marnier
Juice of 1 lemon
Lemon peel, for garnish


  1. To prepare the Cranberry-Infused Moonshine, pour moonshine over the cranberries in a glass container and let steep at least 24 hours, but no longer than one week. Strain and discard cranberries.
  2. To prepare the cocktail, combine all ingredients and blend well. Shake over ice, pour into glasses and garnish with lemon peel.

Recipe courtesy of the Loveless Cafe, Nashville, Tenn.



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