From the Newport News, VA, Daily Press:
Across the state, five small distilleries drip out vodka, bourbon, whiskey and a brand of liquor derived from a family moonshine recipe called Virginia Lightning. Four of them started stoking the stills in the past three years.
Another distillery is under construction south of Charlottesville, and more applications are pending with the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
It's all in the spirit of a nationwide trend.
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