Cider-Berry Moon Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 drinks
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1/2 pint blackberries, 6 berries reserved for garnish

3 or 4 sprigs fresh mint, plus additional for garnish 

2 tablespoons sugar 

1 1/2 cups apple pie moonshine, such as Midnight Moon, or regular moonshine

1 lemon, juiced 

Three 12-ounce bottles dry hard cider, or one 750ml bottle, cold

Ice cubes


  1. Muddle the blackberries, mint sprigs and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Stir in the moonshine and lemon juice.
  2. Strain into cocktail glasses over ice, or into a pitcher with ice. Top off with cider; stir lightly. Garnish with mint sprigs and blackberries.