Why is moonshine illegal?

Answer It is not illegal to make moonshine due to health concerns or impurity problems. The only reason it is illegal is because the government does not get paid their excise taxes. The slang word 'moon... Read More »

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How to Brew Moonshine?

Making moonshine is illegal in the United States, and can be dangerous, but if done with caution and common sense it can be an interesting small-scale science experiment. Drinking the final product... Read More »

Can moonshine make you blind?

Oh my god there is some terrible advice happening here. Yes, moonshine can do that if you don't know what you are doing. This is because moonshine can contain enough methanol and other compounds... Read More »

Is it legal to make moonshine in Sc?

It's practically illegal to make moonshine or distill any kind of alcohol in any state in the US unless you secure the necessary permit. You'll face up to 5 years of jail time and pay huge fines if... Read More »

Can I make moonshine legally?

Yes, you can, but you have to find a place that sells it. Moonshine is legally produced at a few distilleries in the Carolinas and other parts of the south. To produce it yourself, find a lot of mo... Read More »