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Hooch or hootch is a colloquial term for an alcoholic distilled beverage. The terms may also refer to:



  • Hooch (surname), a list of fictional characters surnamed Hooch
  • De Hooch, a list of Dutch painters surnamed de Hooch

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Hooch, the titular dog character in the film Turner & Hooch (1989), starring Tom Hanks


Food and drinks[edit]

  • Hooch, liquid produced during the making of sourdough starter
  • Hooper's Hooch, a 1990s brand of alcopop (spirit cooler)
  • Hoosh or Hooch, a stew made from water, biscuits, and pemmican

Other uses[edit]

  • Hooch (application), the New York-based subscription drinks app company
  • Hooch or hootch, Vietnam War slang for a thatched hut or improvised living space (e.g., inside a sand-bagged bunker or improved "foxhole")
  • Hootch, military slang for tarpaulin