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Always drink authentically.
Sips like whiskey. Mixes like vodka. Better than both.
Connecticut's new holiday tradition.
Always drink authentically.
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Proudly made in Connecticut

Our Story

Moonshine has been made in New England since long before Prohibition.
It’s just been kept quiet … until now. We handcraft Onyx Moonshine in small batches using a secret recipe to give a smooth and refined take on an age-old distilling tradition. We’re proud to offer you the world’s first ultra-premium American moonshine—one that sips like a top shelf whiskey and mixes better than vodka.

Cheers! Adam + Pete

Connecticut’s First Whiskey

Onyx Spirits Company has produced Connecticut’s first barrel-aged whiskey.

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Local Moonshiners Challenge Traditional Hiring Practices

Onyx Spirits Co. has teamed with MARC Inc. to employ disabled people.

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American Moonshine Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

Co-founders Adam Von Gootkin and Peter Kowalczyk stop by the Fox CT studio.


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Who’s excited for the @MCCF_Events Evening of Fine Wine tomorrow? WE ARE!
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Sealing the first bottles of #OnyxMoonshine Cape Cod Cranberry! In CT and MA stores first week of May. https://t.co/7QkSf2ZLHK
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Now and Then. – Did you know the secret recipe for Onyx Moonshine has been used in New England for hundreds… http://t.co/VGSNqs0BHL
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Onyx Apple Pie

The perfect drink for the holiday season. view recipe