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One part water, two parts yeast, grain and sugar and one distillery equals a batch of moonshine. With a permanent footnote in American popular culture, moonshine and it’s makers are an intriguing sort. Join Kojo for a discussion on the whiskey that’s been outlawed since 1791.
- Joseph Earl Dabney Author, "Mountain Spirits: A Chronicle of Corn Whiskey from King James' Ulster Plantation to America's Appalachians and the Moonshine Life" (Bright Mountain Books, Inc.) and "More Mountain Spirits: The Continuing Chronicle of Moonshine Life and Corn Whiskey, Wines, Ciders & Beers in America's Appalachians" (Bright Mountain Books, Inc.)
- Barney Barnwell Annual Moonshine festival organizer, Spartansburg, Georgia
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