Moonshine History

The story of moonshine is, in many ways, the story of America.

While many Americans are just learning about the history of moonshine today through the increasing popularity of craft distilling or TV shows like Discovery Channel’s “Moonshiners,” moonshine holds a rich and proud history in America.

The skills and traditions of moonshiners continue today, passed down from father to son, from generation to generation. Moonshine is, and always will be, a unique part of America’s proud history.

Take a few minutes to learn about the fascinating history of moonshine from the American Colonies, through the American Revolution and Whiskey Rebellion, Prohibition, Bootlegging, the beginnings of NASCAR to today.

You can see the whole article here, or click through the sections below:

  1. Moonshine Whiskey and Colonial America
  2. American Revolution
  3. Whiskey Rebellion
  4. Prohibition
  5. Bootlegging
  6. NASCAR and Moonshine
  7. Popcorn Sutton
  8. Moonshining: An American Tradition
  9. The Future of Moonshine
 

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