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Alcohol Agents Destroy Illegal Moonshine Still in Va.

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says it has destroyed an illegal moonshine still in Franklin County.


circa 1950: Agents examine the boiler of a still used to manufacture illegal moonshine alcohol.  (credit: Evans/Three Lions/Getty Images)

Moonshine Lives: 8 Busted For Running ‘Nip Joints’ In Va.

Apparently moonshine isn’t dead. Virginia alcohol regulators have arrested eight people and charged them with operating so-called nip joints.