Uncovering the rich history of moonshine in Benson, North Carolina

History of moonshine still in the woods at Broadslab

The history of moonshine took me to Johnston County, North Carolina, in the spring of 2023. Here’s what I learned. In the history of moonshine, it’s only truly a spirits that are made illicitly. Moonshine is an unaged spirits made from corn, otherwise known as corn whiskey. Today, many distilleries in North Carolina produce moonshine […]