Bootlegging and moonshine have created a rich and interesting history for the United States. With the idea becoming more mainstream and the recent gold rush, eerr, moon rush has created a lot of new prominent popular “shiners” into backwoods legends, TV stars, and to popular cult like levels.
Nevada recently pass Senate Bill 153 paving the way for many new industries and soon to follow business trail blazers. The recent craze has created a demand for legal moonshine and boutique distilling operations sprouting up in Nevada along with the rest of America.
America celebrated the 90th anniversary of Prohibition ending in 1933 has been a revitalizing force in bringing to light, not to mention the legal conversion, the true deep rooted history and culture that has quietly kept moonshiners way of life and existence from becoming extinct.
In 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated the incumbent President Herbert Hoover, who once called Prohibition “the great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far reaching in purpose.”