moonshine

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moonshine

1. another word for moonlight
2. US and Canadian illegally distilled or smuggled whisky or other spirit
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The group went on to defend bottlers against the perception that they were also 'moonshiners' owing to their production of lower priced blended liquor, and said they were just as heavily regulated as distillers.
Large-scale producers and distributors of illegal liquor protected themselves through bribery, while small-time moonshiners and bootleggers filled the jails.
Using credit cards to buy 13 "middle of nowhere" acres in Travis County, Beveridge designed a still based on old photos of moonshiners he found at the library and "just kind of started cooking," as he put it.
The result has led to polarization of this continent's own tradition, with a handful of giant industrial distillers at one end and beleaguered backwoods moonshiners at the other.
Patrick Dillingham and Sean Koffel founded Windy Hill Spirits in 2013 with the vision to create a moonshine that honors both the tradition and rebel spirit of American moonshiners and bootleggers.
Moonshiners flourished in spite of the revenoors' best efforts, and the "cocktail" essentially was born.
He argues that regulators are treating the BD industry as if "we are moonshiners; They allow us to continue to operate as long as we pay their extortion money, i.e.
The ATF'started as an Internal Revenue Service spinoff that supplemented its arrests of moonshiners with arrests of firearm handlers.
Smyrna Beach, once the lair of Seminole Indians, Confederate Jack grunts, Bahamas pirates and Prohibition moonshiners, is now a surfer paradise.
It's fitting that our dog-sled trip should be It's fitting that our dog-sled trip should be called Moonshiners of Whiskey Creek, although called Moonshiners of Whiskey Creek, although the closest we get to a shot of the hard stuffthe closest we get to a shot of the hard stuffis a warming cup of apple cider over an open is a warming cup of apple cider over an open campfire.
All of the young moonshiners endure cataclysmic change as they make their first adult discoveries of how life plans can be rewritten at a moment's notice.
The theme of "Rival Survival,'' which aired recently on the Discovery Channel ("Naked and Afraid,'' "Dude, You're Screwed,'' "Moonshiners''), was whether two lawmakers from opposing parties could get along when left alone on a remote island with no food, water or shelter.