The science of making moonshine
- Dangerous knowledge. // Esquire;Oct98, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p36
Describes how to make moonshine/whiskey. Indication that making moonshine was considered illegal in the United States; Ingredients of moonshine; How to make moonshine.
- MOONSHINE Sonata. Bilger, Burkhard // American Spectator;May2001, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p68
Presents excerpts from the book `Noodling for Flatheads,' which featured moonshine manufacturer Jim Stoat of Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.
- White Lightning. Sokolov, Raymond // Natural History;Dec80, Vol. 89 Issue 12, p86
Focuses on white lightning, or traditional early American whiskey. How moonshine became a casualty of efficient federal legislation, big business and the homogenizing forces of urban civilization in the United States; Distilleries and two-tiered systems of sales in Kentucky in the early 19th...
- Evidence uncovered of illicit distilling at Strathconon. // History Scotland Magazine;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p13
The article reports that members of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) uncovered evidence of late 18th-century illegal whisky distilling in Scotland's Strathconon glen.
- A tax protest of a decidedly different sort. Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/1/96, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p29
Reports on the December 8, 1995 bust after a year-long sting operation by the Edmonton Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Customs & Excise squad. Izidro De Sousa and his wife, Gabrielle, arrested for distilling potent moonshine and selling it to city restaurants and nightclubs; Why moonshiners are...
- Southern comfort. Scruton, Roger // New Statesman;6/12/2006, Vol. 135 Issue 4796, p58
In this article the author discusses the alcohol "moonshine" distilled illegally in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. A moonshine party consists of the consumption of the drink plus of blue-grass music and a form of dancing known in the region as "dogging." The author describes the making of...
- OF STINKING FISH, SAINTS & SURF SHOPS. Wright, Graham // Beer & Brewer;Winter2011, Issue 17, p74
The article looks at the lineage of Scottish whisky distilling in Campbeltown, Scotland. It states that in 1781 when private distilling was outlawed, there were 290 illicit stills around Campbeltown alone. It describes the whisky boom which started in early 1800s where Campbeltown was well...
- Moonshine Can Still Cause Health Problems in U.S.;
University of Virginia Health System Physician Finds Lead
Toxicity Can Occur Among Chronic Abusers. // Ascribe Newswire: Health;5/27/2003, p10
According to news reports, illicitly distilled alcohol continues to thrive in Virginia and according to a physician at the University of Virginia (UV) Health System, it can cause serious health problems in those who abuse it. Christopher Holstege, assistant professor of emergency medicine and...
- Lost Legend. // Time;9/2/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 10, p16
The article reports on the efforts of Buford Pusser from Atlanta, Georgia to bend the law that legalizes the activities of moonshining, prostitution and gambling in the rural McNairy County, Tennessee. It reveals the period in which Pusser got himself elected as the area's sheriff and began a...