O'Donnell Moonshine Tough Nut

O'Donnell Moonshine Tough Nut
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  • harte-nuss-.350ml
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O'Donnell Moonshine Tough Nut We have revived the disreputable drink of the past. Our... more
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O'Donnell Moonshine Tough Nut

We have revived the disreputable drink of the past. Our O'Donnell Moonshine is handcrafted in Germany according to the old rules of the distilling art and made with natural ingredients. The original preserving jars "Mason Jars" come directly from the USA.

The nutty one: O'Donnell Moonshine "Harte Nuss" - liqueur with 25% by volume.
A sweet temptation with hearty hazelnut and fine caramel. The hard nut is a perfect balance between sweet caramel and strong nut notes, memories of full-bodied nougat & nut cream are awakened. The secret ingredient to give our hard nut a particularly round taste is a hint of whisky. Like all our liqueurs, we also produce our nut liqueur using only the best ingredients. All our creations are bottled in original American "Mason Jars", which we import directly from the USA. But of course the "hard nut", like all our products, is also produced in Germany according to the old rules of craftsmanship and distilling art. The "hard nut" is pure an absolute pleasure, but also a highlight in milk and coffee or on ice. More recipes can be found here on O'Donnell's recipe page.

Details:

  • Hearty hazelnut and fine caramel
  • Tastes like nougat & nut cream
  • Moonshine in original American Mason Jars
  • Liqueur (nut liqueur)
  • 25% vol. 
  • 700ml basic price per 100 ml - 3,56 €
  • 350ml basic price per 100 ml - 4,26 €
  • Made in Germany
MOONSHINE Almost a hundred years ago, Prohibition (1919-1933) prevailed in the USA: the... mehr

MOONSHINE

Almost a hundred years ago, Prohibition (1919-1933) prevailed in the USA: the production and sale of alcohol was prohibited. An epoch of secrecy began. The farmers called Moonshine their black distilled liquor, which they filled into preserving jars ("Mason Jars") and then sold on to smugglers, the so-called "bootleggers". The preserving jars were a precautionary measure because they quickly made themselves suspicious of being black burners by buying bottles.

Prohibition

The nationwide alcohol ban had serious consequences for the USA - many people lost their jobs, and instead of looking for a new one, they continued their old jobs illegally, which meant enormous tax losses for the state. Corruption flourished, even police officers secretly worked in the alcohol business. The procurement, transport and sale of high-percentage goods were now in the hands of criminal gangs, to whom the state was virtually powerless.

South Side O'Donnell Gang

Our Moonshine is named after Edward "Spike" O'Donnell (1890-1962), leader of the South Side O'Donnell Gang, who fought bloody battles with their opponents, the Gang of Mafioso Johnny Torrio, during the Chicago Beer Wars of 1923.
The losing battles lasted two years, then the infamous Al Capone took over the business of the Torrios and with it the rule over the alcohol business. Edward "Spike" O'Donnell had little scruples when it came to fighting with other gangsters in Chicago for dominance in the alcohol black market, but he paid attention to quality and stuck to German-born producers. When he was seriously injured in a drive by in 1925, he retired from the smuggling business and left Chicago.

O'Donnell Moonshine - today

We have revived the disreputable drink of the past. Our O'Donnell Moonshine is handcrafted in Germany according to the old rules of the distilling art and made with natural ingredients. The original preserving jars "Mason Jars" come directly from the USA.