Tickle bootlegs at night, while Wayne comes up with an ingenious drop-off plan for his own bootleggers. Equipment failure threatens the production of Tim Smith's legal moonshine, and Josh and Bill finally begin their first run of strawberry brandy.
The moonshiners share some of their holiday traditions with us. Tim celebrates with his firehouse family; Josh cuts the best tree for his daughter. Mark and Jeff share a holiday dinner; Bill makes handmade gifts, and Tickle offers some holiday tips.
In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark must pay hush money to the property owner of their still site, while veteran shiner Jim Tom helps Wayne perfect his moonshine recipe. In Virginia, Tickle encounters bad luck when he starts bootlegging his own shine.
Tim Smith hires a person with a checkered past to help at the distillery in Kentucky. Tickle learns how to make moonshine in a copper pot still from one of the best. In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark are surprised by an unexpected visitor.
Mark and Jeff struggle to set up their remote still site, while Josh and Bill are desperate for cash to build a new copper still. Tensions run high in the Kentucky distillery with Tim and his partner Steve, and a new moonshiner appears in Mississippi.
Mark and Jeff clear their remote North Carolina still site, while an argument between Josh and Bill threatens to destroy their partnership. Tim has a tough time adjusting to moonshining in a legal Kentucky distillery, and Tickle takes a road trip.
It's the start of moonshine season! Moonshiners Jeff and Mark, and partners Josh and Bill hit the ground running. Meanwhile, veteran shiner Tim Smith will make a life-changing move, and Tickle is forced to realize that his time to shine has just begun.
Off season from moonshining provides the shiners some long awaited relief from long hours of back breaking work and the constant fear of getting caught. We catch-up with each of the moonshiners to see who they are when shining time is done for the year.
In Part 2 of this special, the moonshiners rendezvous in a secluded cabin for an interview with executive producer Matthew Ostrom. They talk about the moonshiners code, leading double lives, obsessive fans, and the perils of life at the still site.
In Part 1 of this special, the moonshiners rendezvous in a secluded cabin for an interview with executive producer Matthew Ostrom. They talk about run-ins with the law, why they let the cameras in, making dynamite, and reveal age-old proofing methods.
In this season finale, one moonshiner will go down. Tickle devises a bold but risky plan to sell Tim's shine. Then, Josh & Bill's still site is compromised while Jeff, Mark & Jim Tom brazenly run three stills. Finally, Deputy Sheriff Chuck makes his move
In debt to dangerous people, Tickle goes to Tim for help. Then, Jeff, Mark & Jim Tom do battle with an angry nest of yellow jackets trying to lay claim to their still site. Also, Josh comes to Cutie Pie's rescue when she gets hurt at the underground still.
Tim hunts for 200 gallons of high-dollar 60-year-old shine trapped at the bottom of a lake.Mark & Jeff encounter a bandit stealing their shine.Mike & Tweedy bootleg shine under a pile of horse manure.Tickle settles the score with his old still hand Howard
Gunfire erupts in the bamboo patch just as Josh & Bill fire up their still for the first time this season. Meanwhile, Jeff, Mark & Jim Tom run a batch of President George Washington's rye whiskey. Then, Tickle hits the skids when his still is sabotaged.
Tickle gets busted by an angry landowner, while Tim devises an ingenious new hiding spot for his back-up stash of shine. Then, Josh & Bill get into a bone-breaking fight at their new still site. Also, Mark bootlegs moonshine by canoe in the dead of night.
Tickle goes it alone after his still hand Howard gets spooked by an intruder and disappears. Josh & Bill discover toxic black mold in their underground still site. Jeff's wife and son set up a second still to run barley scotch.
Tickle shows us how he makes his Peppermint 'Shine cocktail for the holidays.
The competition is fierce and rivalries run deep on an all new episode of Moonshiners this Christmas Eve: Tue Dec 24.
During Tim's firehouse fundraiser, Tim and Tickle get together for the first time since Tim left to work in Kentucky.
Darlene casts a fishing line, drinks some cranberry-flavored moonshine and brainstorms new flavor infusions. What flavors sound best to you?
Gobbling calls are one of the best ways to attract turkeys, says Mark. But will he be able to successfully use turkey calls to hunt one down?
Tickle searches for a new still site before other shiners start encroaching on his territory, but finding the right spot isn't so simple.
Tim and Tickle on how to tell a moonshine's proof and quality.
Tim and Tickle explain what exactly moonshine is, and where it gets its name.
A sheriff has a lead on a moonshiner, but will he find anything illegal?
Jim Tom schools Wayne on the ways of making moonshine like a master shiner.
In Kentucky, Tim is distilling his first batch of Climax Moonshine, realizing a lifelong dream.
In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark hide a dropbox in the woods to secretly distribute their batch of moonshine to bootleggers. Watch to see how the dropbox works!