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Moonshine Without The GMO Corn

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

John McEntire is the only person in the world that grows Crooked Creek Corn, a once common crop in the South East.

'Moonshiners': The Legacy Of Popcorn Sutton

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

In the world of illegal alcohol, Popcorn Sutton is a name that reached legendary status even before he died in 2009. Facing an 18-month prison sentenc...

Tickle Breaks His Ribs, Has The Remedy On 'Moonshiners'

Posted 02.27.2012 | TV

Tickle probably thought he was making alcohol on "Moonshiners" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery) for entertainment purposes. Little did he know that it...

INTERACTIVE MAP: Discover Facts About the Prohibition Era, Presented By PBS

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

The culmination of nearly a century of activism, Prohibition was intended to improve, even to ennoble, the lives of all Americans, to protect individu...

Illegal Vodka Distillery Explodes

Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

An illegal vodka distillery in Linconshire (UK) exploded last week, resulting in the instant death of five men. An additional man was severely burned....

Meet The Makers: The Best Drinking Tours In The U.S.

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

When drinking isn't just about getting drunk, and when instead of downing shots, you want to sip and savor and understand a spirit's heritage, there i...

Moldova Wins: Alcohol Consumption Around The World, Illustrated

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE world drank the equivalent of 6.1 litres of pure alcohol per person in 2005, according to a report from the World Health Organisation published on...

New York Magazine Editor, Bushwick Moonshiner

The New York Observer | Irina Aleksander | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"So you just yeasted?" David Haskell, a features editor at New York magazine, asked a young man in a blue T-shirt named Simon, who was sitting in a vi...

A Sober Conversation with Max Watman, Author of Chasing the White Dog, on the Rise of White Whiskey (PHOTOS)

Stefan Beck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stefan Beck

My friend Max Watman told me he'd begun distilling moonshine in his backyard. My first thought, even before I considered the legal ramifications, was: "Why would anyone want to do that?"

SXSW: Great Austin Eats Within Downtown Walking Distance

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stephanie Keller

You could be sustained on free tacos and Lone Star alone for the duration of SXSW; only time will tell. But at the end of the day, if I have saved just one starving, tipsy or tired person from dining at PF Changs, my work here is done.

Distilleries Expand In Brooklyn, Offering Gin And Moonshine | By Ben Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Borough of Kings soon will be awash in its own homegrown hard alcohol when three new distilleries open this spring and summer - adding to the boro...

Moonshine In Williamsburg: Liquor Goes Locavore

Grub Street New York | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

David Haskell and Colin Spoelman are planning to start making and selling double-distilled whiskey, bourbon, and (oh yes!) moonshine, right in East Wi...

Moonshine: Finally Legal!

Washington Post | Jane Black | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

MADISON, N.C. -- Joe Mahalek had mixed feelings the first time someone brought out the moonshine and offered him a glass at a Winston-Salem blues fest...