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North Carolina Moonshine Our Heritage Product
North Carolina Located on the East Coast of the United States Borders the Atlantic Ocean Known for Basketball (Michael Jordan), Lenovo, Tobacco, Shuanghui International, Nascar, and Moonshine!
United States Prohibition Nationwide ban on the production and sale of alcohol. Remained in place from 1920 to Prohibition did not stop the citizens from distilling and drinking alcohol
Prohibition Instead created an underground distilling and distribution society. One of which began in the rural foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina.
Moonshine Defined as a high proof distilled spirits Gets name because it was distilled at night “by the light of the moon” to avoid detection by law enforcement. Illegal because moonshiners did not pay state or federal taxes on liquor.
Beginning of Nascar Bootleggers vs Law Enforcement Modify car engines to “outrun the law” Rivalries formed amongst bootleggers Raced on mountain roads
Nascar Today Standard form of racing in the United States. Lowes Motor Speedway located in North Carolina. Hosts Coca Cola 600
Moonshine Use Great for Mixed Drinks Flavors include Apple Pie, Cherry, Blackberry, and Peach. Popular to soak fruits in mason jar. Creates a delicious yet potent fruit while drinking.
Carolina Distillery 1001 West Ave. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645, PO Box 783, Lenoir, NC Phone: