Tickle's first run of legal rye whiskey tempts him to return to the illegal side. Mark and Digger make a run into town, and Josh discovers what bears do in the woods. Mark and Digger scramble to complete a technically challenging run while Mark risks a solo run of whiskey. Tennessee shiners, Mark and Digger, test an invention that could revolutionize moonshining. Tim's plan to give a backwoods makeover to Troy's distillery will cost him big. Mark and Digger clash with the law. Tim faces a dilemma that jeopardizes his legal business.
But perhaps more importantly to the moonshiners, it's a tradition dating back hundreds of years, passed down to them from their forefathers. Jeff and Mark suspect a rival in their territory. Chico and Tyler talk about their split with Tickle. Their conversation is a walk down Moonshiners memory lane as we revisit some of the series' greatest hits related to the automobile. In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark are surprised by an unexpected visitor.
Tickle flirts with disaster as he tries to sell his Kentucky made white lightning. Tickle learns how to make moonshine in a copper pot still from a veteran moonshiner. Tim returns to Virginia to fill a huge last-minute order. Tickle falls while working and breaks three ribs. Jeff, Mark and Lance look to take out the competition. Jeff, Mark and Lance search for a new site before rivals can grab hold of the market.
The moonshiners set aside their craft and carry on the other parts of their lives. The first season and introductory episodes used footage from a 2002 documentary that took a look at modern-day bootlegging. The shiners are taking a look back at some of the most memorable moments in moonshiner's history. Shine is in demand and the law is on the hunt. The documentary featured a bootlegger who was arrested in 2009 for illegally distilling alcohol. Mike is desperate to complete his New Orleans order, and turns to Darlene. The episode features new-season highlights and clues to what lies ahead.
Tim puts dollars on the line to save his operation. Mark and Digger leave disaster behind for a new still site as Patti and David's jalapeno whiskey drives them to sell in unfamiliar territory. But they soon hit a violent roadblock. Mike tells his side of the Mark and Digger feud. Tim has a tough time adjusting to moonshining in a legal Kentucky distillery, and Tickle takes a road trip. Jeff, Mark and Lance aim to double their profits while the law threatens to end Josh and Bill's season early. The law cracks down on Josh and Bill.
Jeff, Mark and Lance hope that a classic recipe will save their season. Sheriff's Deputy Chuck gains ground on Lance. 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. Moonshine is generally 180 proof to 190 proof. It's part of their history and culture.
Deputy Chuck is hot on a trail. That, while seemingly cold and callous is what the United States was built on; of course not exclusively, but it played a part. While this practice is surprisingly alive and well, it's not always legal. Patti and David hit the for their biggest sale yet. Josh and Bill hit the open road, to bootleg moonshine at a music festival.
Jim Tom surprises producers by making his debut at the roundtable. In Tennessee, Mark and Digger cook up a plan to make a holiday run of liquor for two legendary shiners from a bygone era. Tim and Tickle are starting to try to produce some moonshine. The show is currently in its second season. Tickle struggles to keep Tim's old territory supplied.
Chico and Sondra employ a pony. Darlene goes against her best instinct and lights up her still indoors. It is often created deep in the woods of the deep south. Tim's behemoth tank might not be the ticket to fulfilling the Poland order after all. Patti and David end their season with a boatload of shine.
Patti and David aim to make up for lost time with a scorching new brew but alarm bells have them running for the hills. Mark and Digger's still goes from old school to state-of-the-art. Tim sets out from Kentucky in search of greener pastures. . While this practice is surprisingly alive and well, it's not always legal. 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.