Made of Moonshine

Lora Smith grew up in a corner of Kentucky where bootlegging didn’t die with Prohibition. Up until the 2000s it defined their culture of drinking—and fostered a sense of belonging—that,…


Bee’s Knees

A twist on the Gin Sour, this mix of gin, honey and lemon is thought to have bubbled up during Prohibition, when questionable bootlegged spirits begged to be masked.



(n.) Many governments have enacted periods of prohibition, a law that forbids alcohol. In the United States, the term is most commonly associated with the period from 1920 to 1933…



(n.) A spirit produced illegally in the United States, true moonshine can be distilled from any fruits, grains or sugars—the key is the illegality of the production, with the name…