Moonshine: Illegal after all these years

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• From Forbes.com

... No state allows the distilling of spirits for recreational or commercial use without a license.

The process of making moonshine dates back to ancient times. ... Most moonshiners start out as home wine or beer makers. That's also the source of their discontent with the law: In 1979, the federal government allowed states to permit home beer and wine making. But distilling remains illegal.

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