American Whiskey - Unaged/Moonshine

Junior Johnson's Midnight Moonshine

Rating Information

  • Proof66 Rating
    354 / 904
    Rabble Rating
    2.4 / 5.0
    Price (USD)
    $19
    Proof
    80.0

Rating Description

Tier 3
This is a Tier 3 score in the Whiskey category. It means critics recommended the spirit but it will be a value brand or have an exotic taste.

Notes

Midnight Moonshine is--as a moonshine--un-aged whiskey. The spirit comes out colorless because it never sees the inside of a barrel, which is more typically seen in the "brown spirits" class of whiskeys in general. Piedmont claims that it is "smoother than vodka" and "better than whiskey."

San Francisco World Spirits Competition

  • This bottle has not been rated by this competition.

Beverage Testing Institute

  • 2008

Wine Enthusiast

  • 2009
AlfredReece1992 (25)(2014-07-10)
it is smooth perhaps too smooth. I think this more closely resembles vodka instead of moonshine. Like a good vodka it mixes well.
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antiquecollector (27)(2013-10-15)
Very little flavor, definitely more like vodka than anything else.
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joelbarrett (58)(2013-03-21)
Ok but mostly just an alcohol taste. No other taste to speak of.
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TheLibrarian (54)(2012-09-23)
Midnight moon was on the shelf before the white whiskey trend that seems to becoming popular.  At the $20 price point I thought it might be a good entry into white whiskey.  Its nose is reminiscint of rubbing alcohol and its kind of harsh going down.  A bit like an unrefined vodka. 
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ChrisCarlsson (326)(2010-08-26)
Nicely done if slightly atypical for the name (distilled at higher proof with the resulting less flavor).Think of it less as a whiskey and more as a outstanding micro distilled vodka (with far more taste and character). Great quality and price should make it your vodka equivalent of choice - toss the Avian Fashion Victim vodka and use this instead.
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