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Moonshiners

All Episodes 2012 - 2021
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  • 2018-01-10T02:00:00Zs at 2018-01-10T02:00:00Z on Discovery
  • 2011-12-07T02:00:00Z
  • 45 mins
  • 4 days, 20 hours, 16 mins (163 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
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Think the days of bootleggers, backwoods stills and "white lightning" are over? Not a chance! It's a multi-million dollar industry. But perhaps more importantly to the moonshiners, it's a tradition dating back hundreds of years, passed down to them from their forefathers. It's part of their history and culture. While this practice is surprisingly alive and well, it's not always legal. Discovery Channel's all-new series MOONSHINERS tells the story of those who brew their shine - often in the woods near their homes using camouflaged equipment - and the local authorities who try to keep them honest. Viewers will witness practices rarely, if ever, seen on television including the sacred rite of passage for a moonshiner - firing up the still for the first time. They will also meet legends, including notorious moonshiner Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton.
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224 episodes

Special 1 Cannonball Run

  • 2012-04-19T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Winter means the ‘shine has gone cold and the stills aren’t in operation. But, that doesn’t mean Tim and Tickle stop doing their thing. Curious to see what they are up to? Then this is your lucky day because Moonshiners returns on Wednesday, April 18th with Moonshiners: Cannonball Run. Tim and Tickle are back and this time it’s not about making ‘shine but about making the rounds. On the go and not taking it slow Moonshiners: Cannonball Run welcomes the boys back in a big way.

Special 2 Countdown to Shine

  • 2012-11-08T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

At a secluded location, the moonshiners meet with executive producer Matthew Ostrom to talk about their encounters with law enforcement, the reasons why they let cameras film them, how they make dynamite, and time-tested proofing methods.

Visit Tickle at his cabin while he sips on candycane 'shine and trims his Christmas tree in this special episode loaded with Christmas Tickle's Takes and high action, as still site intruders, toxic mold, and mountainside chases plague our shiners. (N.B.: this is the same as S02E07 - Tickle Goes Rogue)

Special 4 Secret Summit, Part 1

  • 2013-02-07T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

At a secluded location, the moonshiners meet with executive producer Matthew Ostrom to talk about their encounters with law enforcement, the reasons why they let cameras film them, how they make dynamite, and time-tested proofing methods.

Special 5 Secret Summit, Part 2

  • 2013-02-14T02:00:00Z — 46 mins

As executive producer Matthew Ostrom continues to interview the guys, they discuss the code of illicit alcohol manufacturers, what it is like to lead a double life, fanatical fans, and the dangers of running a still site.

Special 6 Tickle's Guide to Love

  • 2013-02-15T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

The moonshiners gather in a secluded cabin to kick off the new season. The episode features new-season highlights and clues to what lies ahead. Josh and Bill go on an adventure to Kentucky, and fans get answers to their questions.

Special 8 Kick Off Summit

  • 2013-11-06T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

The 'shiners gather in a secluded cabin to kick off the most thrilling season yet! They share new-season highlights, and clue us in on what lies ahead. Josh and Bill go on an adventure to Kentucky, and fans get answers to their questions.

Special 9 Road to the Shine

  • 2013-10-30T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

Off season from moonshining provides the shiners some long awaited relief from long hours of back breaking work and the constant fear of getting caught. We catch-up with each of the moonshiners to see who they are when shining time is done for the year.

The moonshiners share some of their holiday traditions with us. Tim celebrates with his firehouse family; Josh cuts the best tree for his daughter. Mark and Jeff share a holiday dinner; Bill makes handmade gifts, and Tickle offers some holiday tips.

Special 11 The Ballad of Jim Tom

  • 2014-01-08T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Jim Tom prepares to give up shinin' to pursue an opportunity in music, spinning his decades of moonshine wisdom into a brand new song.

The Moonshiners discuss the season so far; Tim takes Chico on an adventure; Josh and Cutie Pie have a new passion.

The Moonshiners come together to discuss the season and the future.

The Moonshiners gather to look back at the season. Tim talks about a major set back. Tickle and Chico relive a heart-pounding moment. Josh and Bill count their blessings. Mark and Jeff confess their regrets. Wayne tells what it's like to work with Jim Tom.

The guys take some time off from making moonshine. Tim trains rookies in the art of making liquor. Tickle goes fishing for monsters. Jim Tom hits the town on his hog. Mark gets in touch with his roots. Josh customizes his truck against Bill’s wishes.

Jim Tom embarks on an adventure, ending up in Music City, U.S.A.

It's Christmas in Appalachia and whether it's pig pickin', duck hunting or holiday trimmings, these moonshiners are bringing their old time traditions to the yuletide, not to mention a whole lot of shine.

Jim Tom embarks on an adventure, ending up in Music City, U.S.A.

Tim and Tickle sit back and comment while the first episode of Moonshiners is rerun.

Special 21 One Shot

  • 2015-01-28T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tim and Tickle sit back and comment while the first episode of Moonshiners is rerun.

Special 22 Two Shots

  • 2015-02-04T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

In this Throwback episode of Moonshiners, Tim and Tickle have a "Watch party" as they joke and reminisce back on their friendship while watching the start of the 2nd season of Moonshiners.

The moonshiners gather to discuss their most dangerous season yet. Chico and Tyler talk about their split with Tickle. Jeff and crew discuss standing up to the law. Jim Tom and Roy show us animal calls, and Tim takes over as host of the show.

Christmas in Appalachia finds the shiners embracing the Yuletide spirit as they gather with friends and loved ones, wrap themselves with new traditions and create new flavors of liquor.

Special 25 Moonshiners On Moonshining

  • 2016-11-16T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Before the new season of moonshiners begins, the cast is reminiscing about classic moments of seasons past. The shiners are taking a look back at some of the most memorable moments in moonshiner's history.

Special 26 Off-Roading

  • 2016-12-14T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Huck cross state lines for a delivery; Josh heads to the dirt track; and Tyler searches for a bootlegging car.

Special 27 The Legend of Tim Smith

  • 2017-03-15T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tim Smith, who delivered his father's illegal shine recipe from the backwoods of Virginia to America's store shelves, takes us back in time to his humble beginnings. Accompanying him to locations of his memories, we glance into his life as a moonshiner.

Moonshiner Mark Rogers goes on his annual Black Bear hunt, he also plans on finding some Ginseng so he can make Ginseng Moonshine.

Special 29 Tale of Tickle

  • 2017-03-30T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Pittsylvania County's most wanted, Steven Ray Tickle, takes a trip down memory lane remembering the people and events that shaped his life and led him to become the model backwoods shiner and outlaw he is today.

Special 30 The Fast And The Fearless

  • 2017-03-30T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tim Smith's moonshine business is growing rapidly, and this season, he has to find a new home base to make his product. Originally from Louisiana, Patti spends this season working with her father, David, to make a name for herself in the Louisiana moonshining business.

Special 31 Codes of the Craft

  • 2017-08-18T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Moonshining is a dog eat dog business, where the players play for keeps and the weak are quickly culled from the herd. These are the six guiding principles of the trade that no moonshiner can live without at least not for very long.

Special 32 Moonshiners xXxmas

  • 2017-12-06T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tim and JT team up with Tickle's mother and daughter to create a Christmas surprise; Chico and Sondra head out to shoot the Christmas turkey.

Master shiners Tim, Tickle and Mark and Digger sit down to discuss bootlegging, a tradition as old as the moonshining craft itself. They reminisce about their biggest hauls and closest brushes with the law and reveals their favorite tactics of evasion.

No strangers to risking their lives and freedom for one of the country's most dangerous traditions, Tim, Tickle, Mark and Digger look back on their closest calls while braving the harsh wilds and the law to keep the shine flowing.

Special 35 Shiners on Shine: Fails

  • 2018-01-10T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tim, Tickle, Mark and Digger relive their greatest muck ups from rookie mistakes to season sinking disasters--every shiner has a memorable moment they just want to forget.

Master moonshiners, Tim, Tickle, Mark and Digger are taking a look back at their greatest feats of backwoods engineering and the innovations that have furthered the craft while keeping their operations clandestine and productive.

There's no rest for the weary when it comes to making moonshine. Tim, Tickle, Mark and Digger reveal the challenges every shiner must face to keep the heritage spirit flowing.

Master moonshiners Tim, Tickle, Mark and Digger take a look at the friendships, families and rivalries that have defined the craft of moonshining through the years.

In the hills of Appalachia, making moonshine is more than just a way of making a living...it's a tradition. Masters Tim, Tickle, Mark and Digger take a look at the moonshine traditions that have stood the test of time and pay homage to moonshine legends.

Mark and Digger give exclusive insight on the early days of their partnership, lessons from legendary old-timer Popcorn Sutton, and how they continue to honor their heritage with innovative still designs and recipes.

Special 41 Whiskey Business

  • 2018-03-14T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Each year, dozens of US craft distilleries fail & Tim Smith knows why. In this episode, Tim & his team of experts help struggling owners of Missouri Ridge Distillery "put the woods back in the whiskey", in hopes of turning it from problem to profit.

Mark Rogers, the last American mountain man and Appalachian moonshiner is heading back out into the wilderness with only with the clothes on his back, a very sharp knife, and his cousin Chuck who wants a crash course in how to make moonshine.

Special 43 Secret Summit Season Kickoff

  • 2019-01-03T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

America's top 'shiners gather at an undisclosed location to discuss unsettled business for Moonshiners' new season. They reveal backwoods secrets that keep them ahead of the law, and put their skills to the test in a first-ever moonshiner showdown.

From devising elaborate stills to make high proof liquor, to constructing insane bootleg contraptions to sell it, backwoods ingenuity drives moonshiners to invent new solutions to the centuries old problem of avoiding the long arm of the law.

Special 45 Legend of Jim Tom

  • 2019-01-24T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Across Appalachia the name Jim Tom is synonymous with moonshine. Between run-ins with the law and time serving hard labor, he spent 60 years making illegal shine. A mentor to Josh, Mark and Digger, his secrets define the next generation of outlaw shiners.

Special 46 Secret Backwoods Recipes

  • 2019-02-21T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Across centuries of tradition, only a handful of moonshine recipes are considered among the best, and the path to high proof perfection is always paved with spills.

Special 47 Legend of "Popcorn" Sutton

  • 2019-03-07T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

When Mark and Digger find a decade-old jar of Popcorn Sutton's shine, they vow to recreate their mentor's infamous last run. With help from old-timer JB Rader, they rebuild Popcorn's pot still and recount the antics of Appalachia's legendary outlaw.

Special 48 Unfinished Business

  • 2019-03-14T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Moonshiners share their tricks for running shine and how they avoid the long arm of the law. Tim reveals a visit with Tickle behind bars, and Mark & Digger reveal an unexpected twist in their search for Popcorn Sutton's shine, stashed a decade ago.

Special 49 Tickle Unshackled

  • 2019-04-04T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle's back and funnier than ever after a year in jail. Josh, in stitches, reveals an unexpected twist to his season. Mark and Digger uncover how Popcorn's shine-hoarding ways will pay off for Pam, and Tim gets a rematch on a proofing challenge.

Special 50 Tickle Runs for His Life

  • 2019-11-21T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Moonshine's prodigal son, Tickle, returns from a year in jail to the Appalachian backwoods. With longtime partner, Tim, determined to stay legal, Tickle recruits an old friend to make an inaugural run of shine and re-stake his claim as an outlaw shiner.

Special 51 Outracing The Law

  • 2019-11-28T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

With a secret family recipe and a rich legacy in Carolina moonshine, Josh Owens races headlong into a new season. What's a few broken bones when you're building underground stills and selling shine at $200 a gallon, just one step ahead of the law?

Special 52 Mid-season Secret Summit

  • 2019-02-11T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Midway into the season, America's top moonshiners gather to deal with unfinished business. Mike tells his side of the Mark & Digger feud. Josh reveals scars from his checkered past, and the shiners put their skills to the test in a whiskey showdown.

Special 53 Unfinished Business

  • 2019-03-14T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Moonshiners share their tricks for running shine and how they avoid the long arm of the law. Tim reveals a visit with Tickle behind bars, and Mark & Digger reveal an unexpected twist in their search for Popcorn Sutton's shine, stashed a decade ago.

Special 54 Tickle Unshackled

  • 2019-04-05T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle's back and funnier than ever after a year in jail. Josh, already in stitches, reveals an unexpected twist to his season. Mark and Digger uncover how Popcorn's shine-hoarding ways will pay off for Pam, and Tim gets a rematch on a proofing challenge.

Special 56 Legend of Popcorn Sutton

  • 2019-03-07T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger find a decade-old jar of Popcorn Sutton's shine and vow to re-create their mentor's infamous last run; with help from old-timer JB Rader, they rebuild Popcorn's pot still and recount the antics of Appalachia's most legendary outlaw.

Special 58 Super Summit

  • 2020-03-25T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark, Digger, Tim, Tickle and Josh come face-to-face to address the season's unfinished business. Tickle introduces the new Mrs. Tickle. One of the world's top spirits experts scores our backwoods moonshiners' best batches of the season.

Special 59 Quaranshine

  • 2020-05-11T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Moonshiner Steven Tickle hosts as Mark, Digger, Tim, Josh and Mike share their quarantine secrets, make hand sanitizer from backwoods alcohol, and one-up each on how they're shining their way through the pandemic lockdown.

Tickle comes to the rescue after apprentice moonshiners Howard and Moe "lose" a quarter of their run. But when the old friends embark on a risky bootleg operation, only newlywed and former bondswoman, Mrs. Tickle, can save them all from the law.

Special 61 Holiday Showdown

  • 2020-12-24T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle, Josh, Mike and Daniel compete to make tasty Christmas spirits.

Special 62 Code and Conflict

  • 2021-04-14T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Veteran moonshiners reveal how backwoods law plays out in real life.

1x01 Moonshine Season Starts

  • Series Premiere

    2011-12-07T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

As the season approaches, moonshiner Tim and his partner Tickle search Appalachia for the perfect site to set up his operation. Law enforcement agent Jesse Tate is on the hunt for his first big arrest, but runs into a dangerous web of counter-surveillance.

1x02 Point of No Return

  • 2011-12-08T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Moonshiner Tim and his partner 'Tickle' perform a sacred rite that is rarely captured on film - firing up their still for the first time. Everything goes smoothly, until an emergency hits. Meanwhile, law enforcement agent Jesse Tate pursues a hot tip.

1x03 The Law Comes Knockin

  • 2011-12-15T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Equipment failure and an intruder threaten Moonshiner Tim and his partner Tickle's first run of moonshine. Law enforcement agent Jesse Tate busts a nip joint. Moonshining legend Popcorn Sutton runs some 'shine the old-fashioned way.

1x04 Outlaw Brotherhood

  • 2011-12-22T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Moonshiner Tim and his partner Tickle soup up Tim's hot rod when they are forced into a daring, daytime bootlegging run. Meanwhile, a hurricane threatens the still site. Then, a new bootlegging biker legend sets out on an 800 mile run.

1x05 A Price to Pay

  • 2011-12-29T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

With the leaves falling, Moonshiner Tim makes a risky move and adds a second pot to the still site to double his profits. Tickle has a bad accident - and Agent Jesse prepares for the mother lode of all busts.

1x06 A Moonshiner's Farewell

  • 2012-01-05T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

In this season finale, one moonshiner will come to an untimely end. Tim and Tickle risk it all, running 'shine day and night, making more money than Tim's ever made. Agent Jesse makes his biggest move of the season when he ambushes an active still site.

1x07 Bootleg Hustle

  • 2012-04-18T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

It's the dead of winter in Appalachia, and moonshine season is months away. Moonshiner Tim and his partner Tickle are planning a daring 100-mile bootleg run capped with a risky midday moonshine transfer - something Tim rarely does.

2x01 Rise 'n Shine!

  • Season Premiere

    2012-11-08T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Moonshine season in Appalachia has begun. Tim and Tickle are back, as we are introduced to some old school shiners -­ all looking to grab a piece of a $100 million dollar jackpot – tax free. But with a new lawman in town, everyone will be watching their backs.

2x02 Moonshine Goldmine

  • 2012-11-15T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A breakthrough is made on Josh and Bill's underground still; Mark and Jeff build a copper still.

2x03 Moonshiner Vs. Hogzilla

  • 2012-11-22T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Jim Tom helps Mark and Jeff repair a broken still; Mark hunts a wild hog.

2x04 Storm's a Brewing

  • 2012-11-29T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A storm threatens Josh and Bill's underground still; Tickle goes rogue.

2x05 A Shiner's Last Stand

  • 2012-12-06T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Tickle recruits a new partner and tries to find a new site after splitting from Tim; Mark, Jeff and Jim Tom start work on a second still; deputy sheriff Chuck infiltrates a moonshine operation.

2x06 Prophecy Fulfilled

  • 2012-12-13T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Tickle builds a new still. Josh gets angry when he damages the nearly completed underground still site. Mark and Jeff make a risky move when they sell some of their product in town. Jim Tom teaches Jeff's son Lance how to measure the alcohol by volume concentration of moonshine.

2x07 Tickle Goes Rogue

  • 2012-12-20T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Josh and Bill find mold in their underground still; Jeff's wife and son set up a second still.

2x08 Troubled Waters

  • 2013-01-03T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Tickle gets busted by an angry landowner, while Tim devises an ingenious new hiding spot for his back-up stash of shine. Then, Josh & Bill get into a bone-breaking fight at their new still site. Also, Mark bootlegs moonshine by canoe in the dead of night.

2x09 Adios, Mr. Still

  • 2013-01-10T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Gunfire erupts in the bamboo patch just as Josh & Bill fire up their still for the first time this season. Meanwhile, Jeff, Mark & Jim Tom run a batch of President George Washington's rye whiskey. Then, Tickle hits the skids when his still is sabotaged.

2x10 Moonshine Treasure Hunt

  • 2013-01-17T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Tim searches for 200 gallons of moonshine in a lake; Tickle finds his former helper; Jeff protects his still from an intruder; Mike uses horse manure for something other than gardening.

2x11 Hat in Hand

  • 2013-01-24T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Tickle asks Tim for help; Jeff, Mark and Jim Tom battle a swarm of yellow jackets; and Josh rescues Cutie Pie.

2x12 Last Shiner Standing

  • 2013-01-31T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

In this season finale, one moonshiner will go down. Tickle devises a bold but risky plan to sell Tim's shine. Then, Josh & Bill's still site is compromised while Jeff, Mark & Jim Tom brazenly run three stills. Finally, Deputy Sheriff Chuck makes his move.

3x01 Time to 'Shine

  • Season Premiere

    2013-11-06T02:00:00Z — 46 mins

It's the start of moonshine season! Moonshiners Jeff and Mark, and partners Josh and Bill hit the ground running. Meanwhile, veteran shiner Tim Smith will make a life-changing move, and Tickle is forced to realize that his time to shine has just begun.

3x02 A Shiner in Kentucky

  • 2013-11-13T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Mark and Jeff clear their remote North Carolina still site, while an argument between Josh and Bill threatens to destroy their partnership. Tim has a tough time adjusting to moonshining in a legal Kentucky distillery, and Tickle takes a road trip.

3x03 Swamp Shiners

  • 2013-11-20T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Mark and Jeff struggle to set up their remote still site, while Josh and Bill are desperate for cash to build a new copper still. Tensions run high in the Kentucky distillery with Tim and his partner Steve, and a new moonshiner appears in Mississippi.

3x04 More Shiners More Problems

  • 2013-11-27T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tim Smith hires a person with a checkered past to help at the distillery in Kentucky. Tickle learns how to make moonshine in a copper pot still from one of the best. In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark are surprised by an unexpected visitor.

3x05 Hush Money

  • 2013-12-04T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark must pay hush money to the property owner of their still site, while veteran shiner Jim Tom helps Wayne perfect his moonshine recipe. In Virginia, Tickle encounters bad luck when he starts bootlegging his own shine.

3x06 First Run

  • 2013-12-11T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tickle bootlegs at night, while Wayne comes up with an ingenious drop-off plan for his own bootleggers. Equipment failure threatens the production of Tim Smith's legal moonshine, and Josh and Bill finally begin their first run of strawberry brandy.

3x07 Blue Moonshine

  • 2013-12-18T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh and Bill are forced back to their day jobs after their shine runs blue. Chico, under financial stress, makes a hard decision that could risk it all. Tickle struggles to keep Tim's old territory supplied. Mark and Jeff move their liquor.

3x08 Rival Shiners

  • 2013-12-25T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tim reaches a milestone with his first bottled batch of shine. Jeff and Mark suspect a rival in their territory. Chico takes a risk that could cost him everything. Josh and Bill's only hope at financing their shine operation is to consider bootlegging.

3x09 Bootlegging Blowups

  • 2014-01-03T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tim enlists Tickle's help to investigate his new still hand, Chico. Josh and Bill take on new risks as they try to stay alive in the moonshine game, as bootleggers. Jeff, Mark and Lance look to take out the competition.

3x10 Moonshine War

  • 2014-01-08T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tickle goes undercover to learn what Chico has been doing; Josh and Bill travel to a music festival; Mark and Lance seek to eliminate the competition.

3x11 Firewater

  • 2014-01-15T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh and Bill suffer the consequences of bootlegging. Darlene goes against her best instinct and lights up her still indoors. Jeff, Mark, and Lance find their competition is still out there. Tim takes final measures to protect his legal shine business.

3x12 Aftershock

  • 2014-01-29T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Jeff and Mark look to cash in on one final run of the season. Tickle and Chico's still site is compromised. Mike is desperate to complete his New Orleans order, and turns to Darlene. Josh and Bill might get to sell some of their own liquor after all.

3x13 Liquid Courage

  • 2014-02-05T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Jeff and Mark reach a roadblock; Deputy Chuck is in hot pursuit; Mike travels to finish off his biggest sale of the season; Tickle attracts unwanted attention.

4x01 Shine On

  • Season Premiere

    2014-11-06T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Tim is on the run after his operation was set on fire. Jim Tom prepares for his second coming as a moonshiner. Tickle & Tyler take their partnership to a new level. Josh & Bill sell last year's surplus shine. Jeff & Mark survey an indoor still site.

4x02 Moonshine Cascade

  • 2014-11-12T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tickle and Tyler need to fix a bad feed line and get back to work at the moonshine cave. Jim Tom and Roy build the still that will carry them to greatness. Josh and Bill are sidelined with a crushed still. Sheriff’s Deputy Chuck gains ground on Lance.

4x03 Bullet Proof

  • 2014-11-19T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh & Bill pick up the pieces of their broken still. Lance tries to brew a moonshine game changer as Sheriff's Deputy Chuck closes in. Tickle gets stranded miles from civilization. Tim sets out from Kentucky in search of greener pastures.

4x04 Risky Whiskey

  • 2014-11-26T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh and Bill rebuild bigger and better. Lance takes a risk on a new kind of whiskey, while Jeff and Mark prep their indoor still site. Tickle and crew battle the elements in Kentucky. Tim gives the North Carolina distillery a backwoods makeover.

4x05 Tennessee Rising

  • 2014-12-03T02:00:00Z — 37 mins

Tim learns a tough lesson; Mark and Jeff have a brush with the law.

4x06 Moonshine Takedown

  • 2014-12-10T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tickle nails down a stash spot. Josh and Bill butt heads in the backwoods. Jim Tom and Roy are back in action. Mark and Digger's still goes from old school to state-of-the-art. And Mark and Jeff put the bells and whistles on their new shine spot.

4x07 White Lightning Wars

  • 2014-12-17T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Mark and Jeff feel the heat as the law closes in. Tim's plan to give a backwoods makeover to Troy's distillery will cost him big. The law cracks down on Josh and Bill. Tickle flirts with disaster as he tries to sell his Kentucky made white lightning.

4x08 Liquid Assets

  • 2014-12-24T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tickle has his hands full keeping track of his liquor and Chico and Tyler are becoming suspicious. Bill and Josh build an underground bunker to hide their shine. Tennessee shiners, Mark and Digger, test an invention that could revolutionize moonshining.

4x09 Shine Jacked

  • 2014-12-31T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Josh and Bill have a close call with authorities; a new lawman visits two shiners in Tennessee; Tickle learns a lesson the hard way.

4x10 Moonshine River

  • 2015-01-07T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh and Bill have a triple batch run; Tickle makes a sacrifice to save his partnership; Tim is ready to see if the Asheville distillery can produce his moonshine.

4x11 Shine Overboard

  • 2015-01-14T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

The final weeks of shine season are here. Josh & Bill's liquor gets stuck six feet under. Chico & Tyler brew a sweet & sticky moonshine game-changer. Tickle gets trumped by his old buddy. And Mark & Jeff's first sale on the water ends in disaster.

4x12 Bootleg or Bust

  • 2015-01-21T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh and Bill secretly sell their shine; Tim returns to Virginia to fill an order; Mark tries to make a delivery by boat; Tickle's deal nearly breaks down.

4x13 Bros Before Hooch

  • 2015-01-28T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tickle takes risks to stay true to his old partner; Josh and Bill make a last run in the woods; Mark and Digger's season is in danger when their deal backfires.

4x14 The Shining

  • 2015-02-04T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

It’s last call in shine country. Deputy Chuck takes to the water to catch Mark red-handed. Tim & Tickle work together to make a rush delivery of 2,000 cases of liquor in their home state. The cops close in on Josh & Bill with shocking consequences.

5x01 American Spirits

  • Season Premiere

    2015-11-18T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

In the Season 5 premiere, moonshine is in demand and the law is on the hunt. Included: Tim faces a dilemma that jeopardizes his legit business; Jeff, Mark and Lance aim to double their profits; and Josh and Bill find themselves on shaky legal ground.

5x02 Whiskey Burn

  • 2015-11-25T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Mark and Digger come up with a revolutionary still design in the first weeks of shine season, during which the outlaws are eager to turn a profit before the cops close in. Josh and Bill's first run leaves a bitter taste. Jeff, Mark and Lance scope out the competition.

5x03 Gone A-Rye

  • 2015-12-02T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Shiners attempt to stay off the grid as the outside world encroaches on the backwoods. Tim breaks the news about the fate of Climax Moonshine. Jeff, Mark and Lance search for a new site before rivals can grab hold of the market.

5x04 Still Life

  • 2015-12-09T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Shine season is in full swing as Josh & Bill find themselves with no still, no home base and no shine. Mark & Digger enlist a whiskey legend to find out why their first run went awry. Mark, Jeff & Lance undertake construction on an ambitious still site.

5x05 Rain or Shine

  • 2015-12-16T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Weeks into moonshine season, Josh & Bill race to finish their still site and make their first run. Intruders interrupt Mark & Digger's rye test. A deadly disaster leaves Tim rattled and rethinking his plans to expand.

5x06 Scotch on the Rocks

  • 2015-12-30T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

It's one step forward and two steps back for Josh and Bill as they near the completion of their bunker. Meanwhile, Jeff, Mark and Lance are $6000 in the hole after losing a batch of mash before starting work on their Highland Scotch.

5x07 Six Feet Undercover

  • 2016-01-06T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Mark and Digger, with help from Jim Tom, craft 150 gallons of brandy using their revolutionary still pot design. Now, it's just a matter of getting their shine into the hands of their eager customers.

5x08 Out on a Limb

  • 2016-01-13T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Patti and David deal with a trespasser that is interfering with their plans. Elsewhere, Chico and Tyler separate over creative differences.

5x09 Trouble Brewing

  • 2016-01-20T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tim attempts to sell his moonshine to an international market.

5x10 Caved In

  • 2016-01-27T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Patti and David work on a fiery, new brew. Elsewhere, the feud continues between Josh and Bill.

5x11 Cherry Bounce

  • 2016-02-03T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Tim works to fill a large international order. Elsewhere, Tickle goes to court in Virginia.

5x12 Shine 'Til You Drop

  • 2016-02-10T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Mark and Digger set up a new still site. Elsewhere, Patti and David try their jalapeño whiskey in an untested market.

5x13 Still Regretting

  • 2016-02-17T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh is missing his help; production is stopped at Snags' distillery; Chico and Sandra go mountain shining; Patti and David hurry their run as the hunting season starts.

5x14 Virgin Whiskey

  • 2016-02-24T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh works with Jim Tom to make up a batch from his family's recipe book. Elsewhere, Chico and Sandra make their first run and Tim's tank is not enough for the Poland order.

5x15 Presidential Shine

  • 2016-03-02T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

A local fracking operation threatens Patti and David's season; Jeff, Mark and Lance rely on a classic recipe to save their sales; Digger and Mark get visited by law enforcement.

5x16 End of an Era

  • 2016-03-09T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tim is thousands of cases off from delivering his order; Mark and Digger are surprised at a sale; and Josh makes amends.

5x17 Need for Speed

  • 2016-03-16T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Josh gets some help from a pro with his dirt track skills. Elsewhere, Tyler searches for a bootlegging car while Mark and Huck make a delivery over state lines.

5x18 Need For Speed

  • 2016-03-16T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

Josh gets some help from a pro with his dirt track skills. Elsewhere, Tyler searches for a bootlegging car while Mark and Huck make a delivery over state lines.

6x01 Whiskey Rebellion

  • Season Premiere

    2016-11-16T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

It's moonshine season in Appalachia. Josh has hit the ground running but working solo can lead to catastrophic results. And former outlaw Tim Smith is training his son JT to help run his legal outfit.

6x02 Take Me to the River

  • 2016-11-23T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Patti & David scramble to locate a clean water source for their operation. Mark Rogers ventures into unfamiliar territory to secure new buyers. Mark & Digger use an old moonshiner's trick to spook intruders from their still site.

6x03 Hard Start

  • 2016-11-30T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh finds himself in desperate need of help following a catastrophe and Chico and Sandra's moonshine partnership puts strain on their relationship. Mark and Digger get innovative with their still, but the operation attracts an unwanted visitor.

6x04 Luck of the Irish

  • 2016-12-07T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

A rookie mistake could ruin Josh and Chuck's operation and Tim travels across the Atlantic to teach an old Irish distillery about making moonshine. Mark and Digger's mash test is interrupted by an unwanted visitor.

6x05 Big River Redemption

  • 2016-12-14T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger struggle with a special recipe for a shine legend. Big Chuck tries to redeem himself after destroying Josh's operation. Chico and Sandra continue working on their still site, but disaster strikes.

6x06 Making Spirits Bright

  • 2016-12-21T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

It's Christmas time in shine country! Mark & Digger get in the holiday spirit by playing Santa Claus for kids in need. Patti & David prepare special treats for a festive holiday feast. Bill and friends prepare for Christmas caroling the Carolina way.

6x07 Whiskey Time Machine

  • 2016-12-28T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tim needs to rescue his operation, challenging the laws of nature and time. Mark and Digger implement a high tech addition to their operation that could double their output, if it doesn't blow them up. Jeff and Lance make a once banned liquor.

6x08 Dog Days of Shining

  • 2017-01-04T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh and Big Chuck find a new still site in hopes of reviving their season; and Mark and Digger test their still design. Later, Mark and Mike check out new territory.

6x09 Smokey Mountain Gin

  • 2017-01-11T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tim Smith aims to put a whiskey time machine to the test; Chico and Sandra switch gears with a new recipe in hopes of jump-starting their stalled season; Mark and Digger opt to experiment with distilling an old classic on their high-speed rig.

6x10 Green Dragon

  • 2017-01-18T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh and Chuck work to reclaim their place at the top. Later, money threatens an old partnership for Jeff, Mark and Lance; and Mark and Digger craft a special brew for a high-rolling customer.

6x11 Big City Bootleg

  • 2017-01-25T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

With liquor stockpiled, Carolina shiners Josh and Big Chuck start digging for a new stash site. The pressure's on as backwoods distillers Mark and Digger haul 60 gallons of premium gin to Nashville the sale of their career. In the Louisiana swamplands, father/daughter duo Patti and David follow nature's harvest to make a sweet new brew.

6x12 Big Wheels Keep On Turning

  • 2017-02-01T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger bring in a moonshine legend to rev-up production; Josh and Chuck turn to an old power source to prolong their operation; Chico and Sondra gear up for their first big sale of the season; Tim puts money on the line.

6x13 The Green Devil

  • 2017-02-08T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Jeff and Lance attempt to salvage their absinthe recipe; Mark puts his new partner to the test; backbreaking labor and a lack of profit threaten to leave Josh up the creek without a paddle or a partner; Patti and David lack their key ingredient.

6x14 Thunder Pumpkins

  • 2017-02-15T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

An ingredient has Josh and Chuck ready to quit the biz; Mark and Digger band together with JB to run their signature spirit; Tim puts his turbo-aged whiskey to the test; and Chico and Sondra have their sights on a new brew.

6x15 Two Pot Bang Bang

  • 2017-02-22T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh and Chuck struggle to finish winterizing their site; Mark and Digger bring their two-pot still out of retirement; Mark and Mike have enjoyed a string of successful runs, but delivering the goods could land them in the crosshairs of the law.

6x16 Intruder Alert

  • 2017-03-07T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Winter closes in as shiners aim to finish their seasons strong; Mark and Digger clash with the law; a breach from an intruder leaves Josh and Chuck deep in debt; and Chico and Sondra's operation is burned.

6x17 The Legend of Tim Smith

  • 2017-03-16T01:00:00Z — 41 mins

Jeff, Mark and Lance head their separate ways; Tim gets to spend time with an old friend; Patti and David end their season with a boatload of shine.

6x18 Last Call

  • 2017-03-15T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Winter hot on their heels, shiners aim to cash in. A legendary partnership comes to a bittersweet end as Jeff, Mark and Lance head their separate ways. Tim gets to spend time with and old friend. Patti and David end their season with a boatload of shine.

7x01 Snake Bitten

  • Season Premiere

    2017-11-15T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Moonshine season is back and the demand for white lightning is higher than ever. Tim Smith has a visitor from his outlaw past, Mark and Digger get a sign from above in Tennessee, and Josh's favorite still hand has a brush with death.

7x02 Shine in the Sky

  • 2017-11-22T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh awaits Cutie Pie's fate; Mark and Digger struggle with materials while building an experimental 3-Pot still; Chico and Sondra build a still high in the trees.

7x03 Lightning Strikes

  • 2017-11-29T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh hopes to take on a partner; Mark and Digger erect the cornerstone of their massive 3-pot still; Patti and David hunt for clean swamp water; Mike works solo to fulfill and order.

7x04 Pony Express

  • 2017-12-06T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger are ready to test out their 3-pot still; Chico and Sondra employ a four-legged still hand; Josh rides under the radar in South Carolina; Tim hopes to teach JT about his backwoods roots.

7x05 Second Chances

  • 2017-12-13T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger seek redemption on their 3-pot still; Tim enlists Tickle as JT's moonshine mentor; Patti and David build a second still in hopes of doubling their production; Lance tries to regain Jeff's trust.

7x06 Legends of the Shine

  • 2017-12-20T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger test yeast strains to get the most out of a new shine recipe; Tim and JT visit moonshine legends; Mark Rodgers sets up a new still site; Chico and Sondra start their season with a run of strawberry banana brandy.

7x07 Pass the Juice

  • 2017-12-27T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mike brings back an old family shine recipe in North Carolina; JT is eager to start running on his own; Mark and Digger try to troubleshoot a stalled fermentation; Patti and David deal with a deadly intruder at their still site.

7x08 Stash and Grab

  • 2018-01-03T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger recruit a retired shiner; Josh and Chuck run an old family recipe; Lance enlists the help of a bootlegger to move his product; Sondra has to think fast.

7x09 Arrested Development

  • 2018-01-10T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tickle mentors JT at Belmont Farm; Mark and Digger receive an impossible shine order; Patti and David secure their still site after spotting a deadly intruder; Lance and Jeff scramble when their bootlegger goes missing.

7x10 Skins in the Game

  • 2018-01-17T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

More setbacks confront Chico and Sondra; Mark and Digger secure ingredients for an experimental liquor; Mark and Mike reunite; Tim's centuries old method for finding water is met with opposition.

7x11 Curse of the Blown Cover

  • 2018-01-24T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger prepare for the first run of hillbilly grappa; Patti and David bootleg on the bayou; an experimental shine recipe; Mike seeks out a new still hand.

7x12 Highway to Hell

  • 2018-02-07T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh embarks on a harrowing cross-country delivery; rain threatens the final run of a special seasonal shine recipe; America's first Shiner in Chief inspires a top dollar batch of malted rye whiskey.

7x13 From the Flames

  • 2018-02-14T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh must make good with a biker gang after a trailer fire leaves them empty handed; Tickle's first run of legal rye whisky tempts him to return to the illegal side; in Louisiana.

7x14 High and Dry

  • 2018-02-21T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Approaching a massive season sale, Josh becomes a mad moonshine scientist; Mark and Digger scramble to complete a technically challenging run; Mark risks a solo run of sour mash whiskey; Patti and David hit the Gulf for their biggest sale yet.

7x15 Lighted Up

  • 2018-03-07T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger confront a shiner who's been edging into their territory; Josh makes a split-second decision as red and blue lights flash; Lance hopes a big sale could rectify past bootlegging blunders; Mike risks his reputation and freedom.

7x16 Not a Crook

  • 2018-03-14T01:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tim considers a permanent role for Tickle at the Distillery, while Sondra convinces Chico that a unique recipe will seal their season. Lance surprises Jeff with an unorthodox moonshine ingredient, and Patti and David risk a supersized mega run.

In Tennessee, Mike sets himself up for a career high with a run of specialty liquor but faces a devastating setback. In the last run of the season, Sondra takes the reigns and Rodgers tampers with his final run in an attempt to cash out.

7x18 Last Nail in the Coffin

  • 2018-03-28T01:00:00Z — 41 mins

In this explosive season finale, backwoods rivalries reach the breaking point! Cops stop Mark and Digger during their last big bootleg. Josh risks a $20K sale with an unreliable biker gang, and Mike lights the fuse on an Appalachian turf war.

8x01 High Proof Holidays

  • Season Premiere

    2018-12-12T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

It's Christmas in Appalachia and Tim Smith is 4000 miles away in Alaska making a special delivery to his northernmost customer. In Tennessee, Mark and Digger cook up a plan to make a holiday run of liquor for two legendary shiners from a bygone era.

8x02 Legacy on the Line

  • 2019-01-03T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Moonshine season is on and the shiners must step it up to stay ahead of big liquor and the law. A 100mph wipeout puts Josh's operation in jeopardy, Tim takes a risk on rye, and Mark and Digger are hell-bent on backwoods justice after Mike's betrayal.

8x03 Backwoods Justice

  • 2019-01-10T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tensions boil over in Tennessee as Mike must answer for blowing up Mark and Digger's still. With Tickle in jail, JT answers the call when two outlaw shiners show up looking for help in the woods. Josh faces more bad news in the form of a bear.

8x04 Wrong Side of the Law

  • 2019-01-17T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Legal shiner Tim finds himself on the wrong side of the law after son JT spots an agent near a still site. Mike designs a unique still to make high-dollar shine. Mark and Digger make an in-town run and Josh discovers what bears do in the woods.

8x05 Popcorn's Secret Stash

  • 2019-01-24T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Ten years after Popcorn Sutton's death, his widow reveals a clue that could lead Mark and Digger to a hidden stash; Mike must gin up his brandy game to pay off his debt to Mark and Digger; Donnie and Teresa build a still site in a Kentucky cave.

8x06 Burden of Proof

  • 2019-01-31T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Booted off his backwoods still site, Josh turns to his stock-car racing roots to invent a whole new way of making moonshine. Old-timer JB comes to the rescue as Mark and Digger fall short on a run. Mark Rogers faces a close encounter with the law.

8x07 Breaking the Laws

  • 2019-02-07T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

When their still site gets compromised, shiners Henry and Kenny enlist the help of bootlegging legend, Amos Law; to pay off his debt to Mark and Digger, Mike runs his still to the breaking point; Tim doubles down on JT and Tickle's double rye.

8x08 Mid-Season Secret Summit

  • 2019-02-13T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Midway into the season, America's top moonshiners gather to deal with unfinished business. Mike tells his side of the Mark & Digger feud. Josh reveals scars from his checkered past, and the shiners put their skills to the test in a whiskey showdown.

8x09 Moonshiner's Apprentice

  • 2019-02-14T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger's new apprentice proves talent can't be taught. Josh tempts fate converting a new race car trailer into a mobile moonshining masterpiece. Mark Rogers enlists a retired lawman to bootleg 30 gallons of shine into a music festival.

8x10 Hillbilly Ingenuity

  • 2019-02-21T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

As Josh gets set to fire up his hidden mobile still at a biker rally, law enforcement gets wise to his illicit plan. Mark & Digger's backwoods potato vodka hits a sweet spot. Short on payback cash, Mike and Daniel invent a new way to get out of debt.

8x11 Bootleggers Bounty

  • 2019-02-28T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tracking down an old-time bootlegger, Mark and Digger uncover treasures Popcorn Sutton left behind. In debt, Mike and Daniel engineer a split pot still to upgrade their shine, and its price. Patti and David convert pontoons into a bayou still site.

8x12 Full Throttle Throwdown

  • 2019-02-28T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Fast cars collide with backwoods tradition as Moonshiner Josh Owens puts pedal to the metal on the Carolina Dragway. Gasser rules mean vintage cars and parts only, but in skilled hands heritage pays off in horsepower. These gearheads race for glory.

8x13 Mobile Moonshiner Madness

  • 2019-03-07T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Josh debuts his mobile still at a North Carolina biker rally. In the Great Smoky Mountains, Mike gets burned by a taste of his own medicine. There's a reason Franklin County, VA is the Moonshine Capital of America, and someone there is above the law.

8x14 Hundred Proof Heritage

  • 2019-03-08T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger's first run of barrel-aged bourbon gets interrupted by a bear. Scaling up Tickle's double rye tests Tim's backwoods engineering. Mark Rogers builds a malt house to make corn whiskey. In Kentucky, Donnie and Theresa come up short.

8x15 Legend of "Popcorn" Sutton

  • 2019-03-07T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

When Mark and Digger find a decade-old jar of Popcorn Sutton's shine, they vow to recreate their mentor's infamous last run. With help from old-timer JB Rader, they rebuild Popcorn's pot still and recount the antics of Appalachia's legendary outlaw.

Moonshiners share their tricks for running shine and how they avoid the long arm of the law. Tim reveals a visit with Tickle behind bars, and Mark & Digger reveal an unexpected twist in their search for Popcorn Sutton's shine, stashed a decade ago.

8x17 Whisky Deception

  • 2019-03-14T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

When a dead drop goes sideways, Mark Rogers deploys backwoods justice to straighten out a thief. Kelly's massive sorghum haul puts Mark and Digger's pot stills to the test. Mike & Daniel's clear apple pie has buyers calling from across county lines.

8x18 Free Tickle

  • 2019-03-21T01:00:00Z — 41 mins

A year behind bars, Tickle transfers to Culpeper County, and Tim concocts a plan to get him out. Breaking the shiner code can come at a steep price for Mark Rogers. Mark & Digger's handmade vodka is on a hot streak until a cold snap puts profits at risk...

8x19 Breaking the Code

  • 2019-03-21T01:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger's handmade vodka is on a hot streak until a cold snap threatens their run. For Mark Rogers, breaking the moonshiner code can come at a steep price. Tim Smith risks a big run of Tickle's double rye to put the woods back into his shine.

8x20 Hillbilly Hack

  • 2019-03-28T01:00:00Z — 41 mins

Mark and Digger build a hillbilly hack to save their handmade vodka. Pam may know more than she thinks about Popcorn's lost shine. Nothing but trouble for Josh running a still outside of the woods. Patti and David risk a seaplane bootleg on the bayou.

8x21 Risky Whisky

  • 2019-03-28T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle gets out of jail and Tim must keep him busy, but Tickle has ideas of his own. Mark and Digger make a discovery at Popcorn's boyhood home. On a midnight bootleg, Mark Rogers finds having the law on your side doesn't make you any less of an outlaw.

8x22 The Trouble With Tickle

  • 2019-04-04T01:00:00Z — 41 mins

Tickle returns to Tim's legal distillery and discovers he's traded one prison for another. Mark and Digger unearth a trove of Popcorn's shine. Josh finds an untapped market at a biker rally, but learns the cost of entry is more than the ticket price.

8x23 Tickle Unshackled

  • 2019-04-04T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle's back and funnier than ever after a year in jail. Josh, in stitches, reveals an unexpected twist to his season. Mark and Digger uncover how Popcorn's shine-hoarding ways will pay off for Pam, and Tim gets a rematch on a proofing challenge.

8x24 Master Distiller

  • 2019-07-10T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

A subculture of distillers across America carries on the backwoods tradition of moonshining. Now, judged by legends Mark, Digger and Tim, America's top legal and outlaw shiners go head to head to see who wins the right to be called Master Distiller.

9x01 Back to the Woods

  • Season Premiere

    2019-11-20T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

When Tickle returns to the outlaw side, even Tim can't resist the call of the backwoods; Mark and Digger rediscover a lost recipe from a legend; Mike finds the ultimate secret mountain still site, if only he can build a way to access it.

9x02 Proof is in the Payoff

  • 2019-11-27T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tim joins Tickle on a journey through the backwoods of Virginia to rekindle their fiery passion for the outlaw life; Josh Owens dives headlong into the season hoping to make bank while leaving law enforcement none the wiser.

9x03 Tickle's Big Run

  • 2019-12-04T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle mashes in his first large scale run of outlaw shine in years. Mark and Digger scramble to save their Popcorn legacy mash from runaway livestock. Mike ditches Daniel for a new full-time partner. Mark and Huck double their proof and their price.

9x04 Enemy at the Gates

  • 2019-12-11T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Teaming up with a former competitor, Mark and Digger sell their legacy shine in a neighboring county. Mike and Jerry double their shine output only to find customers are getting their shine from another source. Mountain man Mark tracks an intruder.

9x05 Wedding Cake Shine

  • 2019-12-18T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger attempt their first backwoods miracle, turning wedding cake into moonshine. Tickle scrambles for cover when aerial surveillance threatens a return to jail. And Appalachia's most accident-prone shiner is back operating heavy machinery.

9x06 Drone vs. Shotgun

  • 2020-01-01T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Josh breaks into his secret stash to build a new still site, and breaks out his shotgun when a drone invades his airspace. Daniel hits the jackpot selling for Mark and Digger, while Mike finds his steady customers mysteriously less thirsty than usual.

9x07 Busted by the Law

  • 2020-01-08T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger go across county lines to bootleg their triple-grain shine. Mark Huck uses bear scent to track down an intruder while Mike and Jerry fire up the 24-jar rig and discover the downside of backpressure.

9x08 Toxic Work Environment

  • 2020-01-15T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle's carpentry skills shine as Virginia outlaws plan a risky modification to their still; Mark and Digger take a big swing on a small ingredient that can't pass the sniff test; Josh uncovers the worst way to foster a toxic work environment.

9x09 Tickle to the Rescue

  • 2020-01-22T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle answers the call when Josh needs help salvaging an abandoned submarine still and his season. Mark and Digger take on a specialty bourbon made from Indian corn. Facing jail time, Van and Ewok gamble their freedom for another run.

9x10 Run for the Hills

  • 2020-01-29T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger attempt to rescue a former apprentice from a moonshine calamity; an unknown competitor invades Mike's turf, forcing him to change his shine strategy; Mark and Huck bank on backwoods survival skills to fuel their high-proof run.

9x11 Say Yes to the Mess

  • 2020-02-05T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle announces his engagement, and Tim discovers why his best friend can't quit the outlaw side; unable to sell any shine, Mike attempts a long-distance bootleg that puts him in the cross-hairs of the law; Josh thinks Sin City needs one more vice.

9x12 Murphy's Law for Outlaws

  • 2020-02-12T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle and Tim put fire to their first backwoods run in a decade; with 250 gallons of mash on the brink of expiring, Mark and Digger torpedo their own operation; a minor oversight for Josh triggers a domino effect that threatens his entire site.

9x13 Rolling Down the Mountain

  • 2020-02-19T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

A young outlaw with an old pot still earns an apprenticeship with Mark and Digger; Mountain man Mark tackles a week-long run to hit an $18K order that includes special delivery; in a desperate attempt to fix his worm barrel, Josh dives in headfirst.

9x14 Hemp Shine

  • 2020-02-26T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle and the Laws infuse a batch of shine with anxiety-reducing CBD, Josh digs into a secret stash to cure his blues and a mystery bootlegger encroaches on Mike's turf.

9x15 Georgia on My Shine

  • 2020-03-04T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger heads to Georgia to visit an old-time shiner and restore an important piece of Popcorn Sutton history; Tim and Tickle plan on how to sell their new shine; Mike finds out about a rival on his turf.

9x16 Unexpected Offer

  • 2020-03-11T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mike and Jerry confront Daniel about how their rival's liquor is invading their territory; Tickle, Henry and Kenny scale up their CBD-infused moonshine operation; a new bootlegger makes Mark and Digger an offer they can't refuse.

9x17 The Marvelous Mrs. Tickle

  • 2020-03-18T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

In the season finale, Tickle gets a life sentence -- to the marvellous Mrs. Tickle. Mark and Digger risk delivering both moonshine and justice

9x18 Shiner Showdown

  • 2020-03-25T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle introduces the new Mrs. Tickle; America's favorite moonshiners confront the season's unfinished business; for the first time, a top spirits expert rates each shiner's shine; legal and outlaw distillers compete to make the best mountain brandy.

10x01 Hard Times Make the Best Shine

  • Season Premiere

    2020-11-25T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

With national supply chains disrupted, Mark and Digger unearth a ton of free ingredients; Tickle helps Josh build a submarine still farm; and Mike designs a first-ever backwoods column still, perfect for endless runs of high-quality low-cost liquor.

10x02 Interstate Alliance

  • 2020-12-02T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

When Josh lands a windfall of peaches, he and Tickle forge a peach brandy-making alliance. Mark and Digger's plans dry up when their surplus corn supply mysteriously disappears, and Mike and Jerry's column still spews ethanol vapour, causing a panic.

10x03 Mark and Digger's Big Test

  • 2020-12-09T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

With his partner in quarantine, Digger has much more on the line than shine. Mike and Jerry's moonshine Frankenstein turns on its creators. After decades in the backwoods, mountain man Mark Rogers enlists his dad to run with him for the first time.

10x04 Backwoods is Booming

  • 2020-12-16T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger deploy an old-world innovation to bring their barrel-aged reserves to market, while Tim attempts to make Tickle's CBD moonshine on a commercial scale. Josh puts himself at the mercy of the mountains' greatest peril -- a rookie shiner.

10x05 No Ordinary Run

  • 2020-12-23T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle and the Laws unleash a 700-gallon run on a whisper-quiet steamer still. Mark and Huck traverse Appalachia's roughest terrain to run liquor with moonshine legend Jim Tom. Mike and Jerry engineer a high-tech solution to a backwoods problem.

10x06 Single Malt Moonshine

  • 2020-12-30T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger's plan to employ an out of work friend backfires on payday. Tim invents a low-cost way to make his first single-malt moonshine. With their backwoods column still cranking out liquor, Mike discovers Jerry isn't carrying his own weight.

10x07 Overproof and Under the Gun

  • 2021-01-06T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger attempt oatmeal raisin shine for a high-flying Nashville customer; Mike and Jerry find themselves under the gun when they over deliver on proof to a biker gang; Mark and Huck forge a lifeline to old-time shiners deep in the mountains.

10x08 Too Much of a Good Thing

  • 2021-01-13T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

As Tickle and the Laws start a massive rye run, a mysterious tip results in too much of a good thing. Jerry gets rushed to the hospital and Mike finds himself shorthanded. Tim innovates a backwoods process for his single-malt shine.

10x09 Sweet Corn Revenge

  • 2021-01-20T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

After Mike asks the wrong shiner for help, Mark and Digger land a skilled new partner. On a mountain run, Mark and Huck nearly meet the barrel of a gun. Jerry attempts a comeback as a land sale forces him and Mike to abandon their column still site.

10x10 Smoke to the Fire

  • 2021-01-27T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Facing more rye and apples than the Laws can run, Josh moves his steamer still to Virginia and Tickle adds smoke to the fire. Mark and Huck help Jim Tom turn cherries into shine. Mike and Jerry risk a huge run in the barn of an unsuspecting farmer.

10x11 Mason Jar Shortage

  • 2021-02-03T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

A Mason jar shortage puts a lid on Mark and Digger's distribution plans. Mike and Jerry must return to land they've been warned off. Tim's scheme to repurpose a massive tank as an oversized pot still pushes his steam boiler to the breaking point.

10x12 Caught Red-Handed

  • 2021-02-10T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle and the Laws recruit Josh to build a winter-proof still site. Mountain man Mark converts a free load of sugar beets into high-proof moonshine. Mike and Jerry crack a few nuts to turn their column-distilled liquor into southern pecan liquor.

10x13 Hog Heaven

  • 2021-02-17T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger find a solution to the jar shortage but the juice may not be worth the squeeze. Tim enlists Tickle's friend Howard to help recreate the first whiskey made in America. Mike and Jerry distill vodka from surplus restaurant supplies.

10x14 Ice Shine

  • 2021-02-24T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger invent a new recipe turning hundreds of jars of expired mandarin oranges into marketable liquor. Tickle and the Laws face headaches in their attempt to produce freeze-distilled apple liquor. Mike and Jerry make birch bark moonshine.

10x15 Another Man's Mash

  • 2021-03-03T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Tickle and the Laws invent a new recipe with master distiller Richard Landry. Mark and Digger crack their thousand jar problem while mashing in their most profitable run in years. Tim and Howard make a ceramic still to rediscover a colonial whiskey.

10x16 Basement Bust

  • 2021-03-10T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Josh gains access to a cellar still site, but even help from the Laws can't keep trouble from surfacing. Mark and Digger innovate a way to cut the cost of water cooling, and bayou shiner Richard makes a medicinal moonshine from wild-grown manglier.

10x17 Tennessee Whiskey

  • 2021-03-17T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Mark and Digger discover a limestone source to make Tennessee Whiskey right under their feet. Just when Tim thought he was out, the Laws pulls him back in to cross state lines in search of a key ingredient. Richard turns cotton candy into moonshine.

10x18 Two Tons of Fun

  • 2021-03-24T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Josh drives a tractor trailer full of stills across state lines to help Tickle and the Laws run two tons of malted corn; Mark and Digger christen their own secret Tennessee Whiskey distillery; Richard builds a copper Virginia-style submarine still.

10x19 Moonshine Capital Returns

  • 2021-03-31T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Josh, Tickle and the Laws build a still farm the likes of which Virginia hasn't seen since the heyday of Amos Law. Jerry misses a day of work and Mike lets down his guard. Mark and Digger discover a rival moonshiner faces a reckoning with the law.

10x20 Backwoods Bonanza

  • 2021-04-07T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

In the season finale, with eight stills running full tilt, Tickle enlists Mrs. Tickle to stash too much shine. Mark and Digger devise a way to age their Tennessee whiskey at sea. Tim gets drawn into an epic bootleg, while Mike and Jerry face the law.

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