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moonshine

1. n. nonsense; humbug. That’s just moonshine! I don’t believe a word.
2. n. homemade whiskey; any cheap or inferior liquor. Moonshine is supposed to be strong, not good.
3. in. to distill or traffic in illicit liquor. (see also moonshiner.) You would be amazed at how much people moonshine back in the hills.
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As a national spirits supplier and acquirer, innovator and marketer of alcohol beverage brands, Milestone Brands' portfolio includes Dulce Vida Spirits, parent company of 100 proof, A certified organic tequila, and American Born Moonshine, a family of moonshine whiskey products that honors the tradition and spirit of American moonshiners.
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After launching Onyx Moonshine, von Gootkin says many of his customers expressed a desire for a higher proof.
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Houle said it accounts at least partially for the uptick in sales of Flag Hill's White Mountain Moonshine.
I'm not really sure how customers would confuse us with moonshine, but there you go
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Rustic Midnight Moonshine looked as though he owned the arena as he performed an exemplary individual show without putting a foot wrong.
Using Hash's fifty-year journal kept in the daily blocks of calendars, church records, and oral interviews, Thompson explores the complicated relationship between Primitive Baptists and the moonshine business.
This makes clear that the use of dope or moonshine creates far more disorder than the use of ordinary liquors.
There's lots of different kinds of moonshine, there's like straight corn whiskey, but then you can put fruit in it too.
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asked if moonshine was ever legalized, and she responded by calling to the table both Catdaddy and Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon varieties, two brands leading the great shine revival.