Time to 'Shine
It's the start of moonshine season! Moonshiners Jeff and Mark and partners Josh and Bill hit the ground running. Meanwhile, veteran shiner Tim makes a life-changing move, and Tickle realizes that his time to shine has just begun.
A Shiner in Kentucky
Mark and Jeff clear their remote North Carolina still site, while Josh and Bill argue. Tim has a tough time adjusting to moonshining in a legal Kentucky distillery, and Tickle takes a road trip.
Mark and Jeff struggle to set up their remote site, while Josh and Bill are desperate for cash. Tensions run high in the Kentucky distillery with Tim and his partner Steve, and a new moonshiner appears on the river in Mississippi.
More Shiners More Problems
Tim hires a person with a checkered past to help at the Kentucky distillery, while Tickle learns how to make moonshine in a copper pot still. In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark are surprised by an unexpected visitor.
In North Carolina, Jeff and Mark must pay hush money to the property owner of their still site, while Jim Tom helps Wayne perfect his moonshine recipe. Then, Tickle encounters bad luck when he starts bootlegging his own shine.
Moonshiners: Christmas Special
The moonshiners share their holiday traditions. Tim celebrates with his firehouse family, and Josh cuts the best tree for his daughter. Then, Mark and Jeff share a holiday dinner, and Tickle offers some holiday tips.
Tickle bootlegs at night, while Wayne comes up with an ingenious drop-off plan for his own bootleggers. Equipment failure threatens Tim's legal moonshine, and Josh and Bill finally begin their first run of strawberry brandy.
Josh and Bill are forced back to their day jobs after their shine runs blue, and Chico is tempted to make shine behind Tim's back. Then, Tickle struggles to keep Tim's old territory supplied, while Mark and Jeff move their liquor.
Tim reaches a milestone with his first bottled batch of shine, and Jeff and Mark suspect a rival in their territory. Meanwhile, Chico takes a risk that could cost him, and Josh and Bill's only hope is to consider bootlegging.
Tim enlists Tickle's help to investigate his new still hand, Chico, and Josh and Bill take on new risks as they try to stay alive in the moonshine game as bootleggers. Then, Jeff, Mark and Lance look to take out the competition.
Tickle goes undercover in Kentucky to find out what Chico has been up to, and Jeff, Mark and Lance look to take out the competition with one shot. Then, Josh and Bill bootleg shine at a music festival but hit a violent roadblock.
Josh and Bill suffer the consequences of bootlegging, and Darlene lights up her still indoors. Then, Jeff, Mark and Lance find their competition is still out there, and Tim takes final measures to protect his legal shine business.
Jeff and Mark make one final run of the season, and Tickle and Chico's still site is compromised. Then, Mike turns to Darlene when he is desperate to complete an order, and Josh and Bill might finally get to sell their own liquor.
Jeff and Mark reach the ultimate roadblock, while Josh and Bill might finally be back in the game. Then, Mike takes a trip to finish off his biggest sale of the season, and Tickle and his crew attract unwanted attention.
Tim is on the run after his operation was set on fire, and Jim Tom prepares for his second coming as a moonshiner. Then, Tickle and Tyler take their partnership to a new level, and Josh and Bill sell last year's surplus shine.
Tickle and Tyler need to fix a bad feed line, while Jim Tom and Roy build the still that will carry them to greatness. Then, Josh and Bill are sidelined with a crushed still, and Deputy Sheriff Chuck gains ground on Lance.
Josh and Bill pick up the pieces of their broken still, and Lance tries to brew a moonshine game changer as Deputy Sheriff Chuck closes in. Then, Tickle gets stranded miles from civilization, while Tim sets out from Kentucky in search of greener pastures.
Lance takes a risk on a new kind of whiskey, while Jeff and Mark prep their indoor still site. Then, Tickle and his crew battle the elements in Kentucky, and Tim gives the North Carolina distillery a backwoods makeover.
Two former still hands of legend Popcorn Sutton emerge from the shadows. Then, getting out of the illegal liquor business doesn’t get Tim out of the woods, and a ton of work lies ahead for Mark and Jeff after a brush with the law.
Moonshiners: Christmas Shine
It's Christmas in Appalachia, and whether it's pig picking, duck hunting or holiday trimmings, the moonshiners are bringing their old time traditions and a whole lot of shine to the yuletide!
Tickle nails down a stash spot, and Josh and Bill butt heads in the backwoods. Jim Tom and Roy are back in action, and Mark and Digger's still goes from old school to state-of-the-art. Mark and Jeff put the bells and whistles on their new shine spot.
White Lightning Wars
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, and Tickle flirts with disaster as he tries to sell his Kentucky-made white lightning.
Tickle has his hands full keeping track of his liquor and Chico and Tyler are becoming suspicious. Then, Bill and Josh build an underground bunker to hide their shine, and Mark and Digger test an invention that could revolutionize moonshining.
The law is on the prowl, and moonshiners are going to extremes to protect themselves and their shine. Josh and Bill secure an underground stash spot with some serious horsepower, and Mark, Jeff and Lance decide to bootleg this season's haul off-road.
Josh and Bill go for broke on a triple-batch run, and Tickle sacrifices his own livelihood to save his partnership. Meanwhile, Tim is ready to see once and for all if the Asheville, NC, distillery can produce his Climax Moonshine.
Josh and Bill's liquor gets stuck six feet under, and Chico and Tyler brew a sweet and sticky moonshine game-changer. Then, Tickle gets trumped by his old buddy, and Mark and Jeff's first sale on the water ends in disaster.
Bootleg or Bust
Josh and Bill go into the water business to secretly sell their shine. Tim returns to Virginia to fill a huge last-minute order. Then, Mark takes a second shot at delivering his liquor by boat, and Tickle's deal with a moonshine savior almost breaks down.
Bros Before Hooch
Tickle's loyalty is tested as he risks it all to stay true to his old partner, Tim. Josh and Bill decide to make one last run in the woods but soon discover that they're not alone. Mark and Digger's season is in danger after their bootleg deal backfires.
It's last call in shine country, and Deputy Chuck takes to the water to catch Mark red-handed. Tim and Tickle work together to make a rush delivery of 2,000 cases in their home state. The cops close in on Josh and Bill with shocking consequences.
Moonshine season is in session. Tim faces a dilemma that jeopardizes his legal business, and Jeff, Mark and Lance aim to double their profits. Meanwhile, the law threatens to end Josh and Bill's season early.
Josh and Bill's first run leaves a bitter taste, while Jeff, Mark and Lance scope out the competition. Then, Mark and Digger come up with a revolutionary still design.
Shiners attempt to stay off the grid as the outside world encroaches. Tim breaks the news about the fate of Climax Moonshine, while Jeff, Mark and Lance search for a new site before rivals can grab hold of the market.
Josh and Bill find themselves with no still and no shine. Then, Mark and Digger enlist a whiskey legend to find out why their first run went awry, and Mark, Jeff and Lance undertake construction on an ambitious still site.
Rain or Shine
Josh and Bill race to finish their still site, and intruders interrupt Mark and Digger's rye test. Then, a deadly disaster leaves Tim rattled, while Jeff, Mark and Lance are at the mercy of Mother Nature.
A Very Moonshiners Christmas
It's Christmas in Appalachia, and whether it's gathering with friends and loved ones, giving yuletide alms, creating new flavors of shine or forging new traditions, these shiners are embracing the holiday spirit.
Scotch on the Rocks
It's one step forward and two steps back for Josh and Bill as they near the completion of their bunker. After losing a batch of mash, Jeff, Mark and Lance are $6,000 in the hole as they begin making their highland scotch.
Six Feet Undercover
With a new still pot design and the help of Jim Tom, Mark and Digger have crafted 150 gallons of brandy, but they still must get their shine to their customers. Then, Tim gets a surprise visit from his old partner, Tickle.
Out On A Limb
In NC a huge tree threatens to undo months of construction for Josh and Bill. Then, a nocturnal prowler jeopardizes Patti and David's operation, and battle lines are drawn as Chico and Tyler clash over creative differences.
Tim Smith traverses the Atlantic on his quest to dominate the international shine market, but his pitch could be lost in translation. Then, Josh and Bill reach a breaking point that could destroy their season and partnership.
After coming to blows with Bill, Josh fears he may have finally gone too far. Then, Jeff and Mark go underground after being forced to abandon their camp, but their new site may leave them six feet under.
It's the final weeks of summer and shiners are putting it all on the line. Tim must create a way to fill a massive international order, and it's judgment day in Virginia as Tickle puts on a brave face for court.
Shine 'Til You Drop
Mark and Digger leave disaster behind for a new still site, and Patti and David's jalapeno whiskey drives them to sell in unfamiliar territory. While Bill makes progress on his solo outfit, Josh falls behind.
Josh is down both his right hand and his right-hand man, and snags at the distillery have halted production for Tim. Then, Chico and Sondra set out on horseback for some mountain shining.
Chico and Sondra are anxious to get back in the saddle and make their first run, while Tim's tank might not help him fulfill the Poland order after all. Then, with Jim Tom by his side, Josh churns out a family heritage spirit.
Patti and David rush to sell their stash before a local fracking operation ends their season in a bust, and Jeff, Mark and Lance hope that a classic recipe will save their season. Then, the law may end Mark and Digger's season.
End of an Era
It's last call in shine country, and Tim is thousands of cases of moonshine away from delivering the order of a lifetime. Then, Mark and Digger receive the surprise of their lives, and Josh is working on one last score.
Need For Speed
A speedway pro helps Josh takes his dirt track skills to the next level, while Tyler searches for the perfect bootlegging car. Then, Mark and Huck take their haul off-road, and Mark and Digger aim to revive a heritage car.
It's moonshine season in Appalachia. Josh has hit the ground running, but working solo can lead to catastrophic results. Then, former outlaw Tim Smith is training his son J.T. to help run his legal outfit.
Take Me To The River
Patti and David scramble to locate a clean water source for their operation, while Mark Rogers ventures into unfamiliar territory. Then, Mark and Digger use an old moonshiner's trick to spook intruders from their still site.
A catastrophe leaves Josh desperately in need of a helping hand, and Chico and Sondra's moonshine partnership puts a strain on their relationship. Meanwhile, an innovation on Mark and Digger's still attracts an unwanted visitor.
Luck of the Irish
A rookie mistake could jeopardize Josh and Chuck's operation, and Tim travels across the Atlantic to teach an old Irish distillery a thing or two about making moonshine. Then, Mark and Digger's mash test is interrupted.
Big River Redemption
Mark and Digger struggle with a special recipe for a shine legend, and Big Chuck attempts to redeem himself after destroying Josh's operation. Then, disaster strikes for Chico and Sondra.
Making Spirits Bright
It's Christmas time in shine country, and Mark and Digger play Santa Claus for kids in need. Then, Patti and David make special treats for a festive holiday feast, and Bill and friends prepare for Christmas caroling.
Whiskey Time Machine
Tim needs to challenge the laws of nature and time to rescue his operation, and Mark and Digger implement a high tech addition that could double their output. Then, Jeff and Lance make a once-banned liquor.
Dog Days of Shining
Josh and Big Chuck attempt to revive their season with a new still site, and Mark and Digger are ready to put their still design to the test. Then, Mark and Mike take their first steps toward gaining a new territory.
Smoky Mountain Gin
Tim Smith puts his whiskey time machine to the test, and Chico and Sondra switch gears with a new recipe in hopes of jump-starting their stalled season. Then, Mark and Digger experiment with distilling an old classic.
Circumstances could leave Josh and Chuck in trouble with the law. Then, money threatens to destroy Jeff, Mark and Lance's partnership, and Mark and Digger craft a special brew for a high-rolling customer.
Big City Bootleg
Josh and Big Chuck go underground to build a new stash site, while Mark and Digger venture out of the Smokies and into the big city for the biggest sale of their careers. Meanwhile, Patti and David follow nature's harvest to make a sweet new brew.
Big Wheels Keep On Turning
Mark and Digger bring in a moonshine legend to rev up production, and Josh and Chuck turn to an old power source to prolong their operation. Then, Tim puts dollars on the line to save his business.
The Green Devil
Jeff and Lance attempt to salvage their absinthe recipe, while Mark puts his new partner to the test. Then, backbreaking labor and a lack of profit threaten Josh's operation, and Patti and David are without their key ingredient.
An ingredient has Josh and Chuck ready to quit the shine business, while Mark, Digger and J.B. run their signature spirit. Then, Tim puts his turbo-aged whiskey to the test, and Chico and Sondra have their sights on a new brew.
Two-Pot Bang Bang
Josh and Chuck struggle to finish winterizing their site, and Mark and Digger bring their two-pot still out of retirement. Then, delivering the goods could land Mark and Mike in the crosshairs of the law.
Winter closes in and the shiners aim to finish their seasons strong. Mark and Digger clash with the law, and a breach from an intruder leaves Josh and Chuck deep in debt. Then, Chico and Sondra's still site is compromised.
The Legend of Tim Smith
Tim Smith, who delivered his father's illegal shine recipe from the backwoods to American stores, reminisces about his humble beginnings. He visits the locations of his memories and offers a glimpse into his life as a moonshiner.
A legendary partnership comes to a bittersweet end as Jeff, Mark and Lance head their separate ways. Then, Tim gets to spend time with and old friend, and Patti and David end their season with a boatload of shine.
The demand for white lightning is higher than ever. Tim Smith has a visitor from his outlaw past, and Mark and Digger get a sign from above in Tennessee. Then, Josh's favorite still hand has a brush with death.
Shine in the Sky
Josh anxiously waits to hear Cutie Pie's fate, and Mark and Digger struggle with an experimental three-pot still. Then, Chico and Sondra build a still high in the trees, and Jeff and Lance try to reclaim their customer base.
Josh hopes to take on a partner, while Mark and Digger erect the cornerstone of their massive three-pot still. Then, Patti and David hunt for clean swamp water, and Mike works solo to fulfill an order.
Mark and Digger are ready to test out their three-pot still, and Chico and Sondra employ a four-legged still hand. Then, Josh rides under the radar in South Carolina, and Tim hopes to teach J.T. about his backwoods roots.
Mark and Digger seek redemption on their three-pot still, and Tim enlists Tickle as J.T.'s moonshine mentor. Then, Patti and David build a second still, and Lance tries to regain Jeff's trust running solo.
Legends of the Shine
Mark and Digger test yeast strains, while Tim and J.T. visit moonshine legends. Then, Mark Rogers sets up a new still site without a partner, and Chico and Sondra start their season with a run of strawberry banana brandy.
Pass the Juice
Mike brings back an old family shine recipe, and J.T. is eager to start running on his own. Then, Mark and Digger try to troubleshoot a stalled fermentation, while Patti and David deal with a deadly intruder at their still site.
Stash and Grab
Mark and Digger recruit a retired shiner, while Josh and Chuck run an old family recipe. Then, Lance enlists the help of a bootlegger to move his product, and Sondra has to think fast when a sale goes awry.
Tickle mentors J.T. at Belmont Farm, while Mark and Digger receive an impossible shine order. Then, Patti and David secure their still site after spotting a deadly intruder, and Lance and Jeff's bootlegger goes missing.
Skins in the Game
Tim tries a centuries-old method for finding water, while Mark and Digger source ingredients for a unique liquor that could make their season. Mark and Mike reunite as pressure mounts, and Chico and Sondra risk it all in Kentucky.
Curse of the Blown Cover
Mark and Digger prepare for the first run of hillbilly grappa, while Patti and David bootleg on the bayou. At Belmont Farm, an experimental shine recipe mashes in, and Mike seeks out a new still hand in Tennessee.
Highway to Hell
Josh embarks on a harrowing cross-country delivery. Then, rain threatens the final run of a special seasonal shine recipe, and America's first "Shiner in Chief" inspires a top dollar batch of malted rye whiskey.
From the Flames
Josh must make good with a biker gang after a trailer fire leaves them empty-handed, and Tickle is tempted to return to illegal shine. Then, a sassafras shine experiment puts a massive waterborne delivery at risk.
High and Dry
Josh becomes a mad moonshine scientist as he approaches a massive sale, and Mark and Digger scramble to complete a challenging run. Then, Mark risks a solo run, and Patti and David hit the Gulf for their biggest sale yet.
Mark and Digger confront a shiner who's been edging into their territory, and Josh makes a split-second decision when he encounters the law. Then, Lance hopes a big sale could rectify past bootlegging blunders.
Not a Crook
Tim considers a permanent role for Tickle at the distillery, while Sondra convinces Chico to try a unique recipe. Then, Lance surprises Jeff with an unorthodox moonshine ingredient, and Patti and David risk a supersized mega run.
Foraging for a Long Winter Ahead
In Tennessee, Mike sets himself up for a career high with a run of specialty liquor, but faces a devastating setback. Then, Sondra takes the reigns, and Mark Rogers tampers with his final run in an attempt to cash out.
Last Nail in the Coffin
Backwoods rivalries reach the breaking point! Cops stop Mark and Digger during their last big bootleg, and Josh risks a $20,000 sale with an unreliable biker gang. Then, Mike lights the fuse on an Appalachian turf war.
Moonshiners: High Proof Holidays
Tim makes a special holiday delivery to Alaska while Mark and Digger cook up a plan to make a holiday run of liquor for two legends.
Legacy on the Line
A 100-mph 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.
Tensions boil over 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.
Wrong Side of the Law
Tim finds himself on the wrong side of the law after JT spots an agent near a backwoods still site. Mike designs a unique still to make high-dollar shine.
Popcorn’s Secret Stash
Popcorn Sutton's 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, and Donnie and Teresa build a secret still in a Kentucky cave.
Burden of Proof
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 high proof run.
Breaking the Laws
When their still site gets compromised, Virginia shiners Henry and Kenny enlist the help of bootlegging legend Amos Law.
Mid-season Secret Summit
America's top moonshiners gather to deal with unfinished business midway through their season.
Mark and Digger's new apprentice proves talent can't be taught and Josh tempts fate converting a new race car trailer into a mobile moonshining masterpiece.
Short on payback cash, Mike and Daniel invent a new way to get out of debt and law enforcement gets wise to Josh's illicit plan to fire up a mobile still at a biker rally.
Tracking down an old-time bootlegger, Mark and Digger uncover treasures Popcorn Sutton left behind. Deep in debt, Mike and Daniel engineer a split pot still to upgrade their shine.
Full Throttle Throwdown
Fast cars collide with backwoods tradition as Moonshiner Josh Owens puts pedal to the metal on the Carolina Dragway.
Mobile Moonshine Madness
Josh debuts his mobile still at a North Carolina biker rally, Mike gets burned by a taste of his own medicine and Franklin County, VA, proves why it's the Moonshine Capital of America.
100 Proof Heritage
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.
Legend of “Popcorn” Sutton
When Mark and Digger find a decade-old jar of Popcorn Sutton's shine, they vow to recreate their mentor's infamous last run.
The moonshiners share their tips and tricks for running shine and avoiding the long arm of the law. Tim visits Tickle behind bars and Mark and Digger reveal an unexpected twist in their search for Popcorn's hidden stash.
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 and Daniel's clear apple pie has buyers calling from across county lines.
After a year behind bars, Tickle gets transferred to Culpeper County and Tim concocts a plan to get him out. Meanwhile in North Carolina, Mark Roger runs huckleberry shine to sweeten a backwoods deal.
Breaking the Code
Mark considers breaking the moonshiner code, Tim risks a big run of Tickle's double rye and Mark and Digger's handmade vodka is on a hot streak.
Mark and Digger build a hillbilly hack to save their handmade vodka while Pam realizes she may know more than she thinks about Popcorn's lost shine.
Tim tries to keep Tickle busy while Mark Rogers learns that having the law on your side doesn't make you any less of an outlaw.
The Trouble with Tickle
Tickle finds himself in another kind of prison after joining Tim's legal distillery while Mark and Digger unearth a trove of Popcorn's shine.
Tickle's back and funnier than ever after a year in jail while Josh, already in stitches, reveals an unexpected twist to his season.
Legends Mark, Digger and Tim judge as America's top legal and outlaw shiners go head-to-head to see who has what it takes to be called Master Distiller.
Back to the Woods
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 and Mike finds the ultimate secret mountain still site.
Tickle's Big Run
Tickle mashes in his first big run of outlaw shine in years while Mark and Digger scramble to save their Popcorn legacy mash from runaway livestock. Later, Mike seeks a new full-time partner and Mark and Huck double their proof.
Proof is in the Payoff
Tim and Tickle return to the scene of past crimes and rediscover their passion for outlaw moonshining. Mark Rogers designs a custom pot still to double distill shine he can sell for twice the price. Mark and Digger hand-build a copper mailbox still.
Enemy at the Gates
Teaming with a former foe, Mark and Digger sell their legacy shine in a neighboring county. Mike and Jerry double their output, but find customers are getting their shine from another source. Mountain man Mark tracks an intruder.
Wedding Cake Shine
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.
Drone vs. Shotgun
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's customers are less thirsty than usual.
Busted by the Law
Tim devises a plan to make backwoods shine with Tickle for the first time in years. Short on patience and a key ingredient, Mark and Digger’s bootleg operation comes under threat. In a series first, two Tennessee shiners get busted by cops on camera.
Toxic Work Environment
Tickle’s carpentry skills shine as Virginia outlaws plan a risky mod to their still. Mark and Digger take a big swing on a small ingredient that can’t pass the sniff test. Josh digs deep and uncovers the worst way to foster a toxic work environment.
Tickle to the Rescue
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.
Run for the Hills
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.
Say Yes to the Mess
Tickle announces his engagement and Tim discovers why his best friend can't quit the outlaw side. Mike attempts a long-distance bootleg that puts him in the crosshairs of the law. Josh bets that Sin City needs one more vice.
Murphy's Law for Outlaws
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.
Rolling Down the Mountain
A young outlaw with an old pot still earns an apprenticeship with Mark and Digger while mountain man Mark tackles a week-long run to hit an $18K order. In a desperate attempt to fix his worm barrel, Josh dives in headfirst.
Tickle and the Laws infuse anxiety-reducing CBD into their shine, but the science is anything but stress-free. Josh digs into his secret stash to cure his subterranean blues. A mystery bootlegger dominates Mike’s turf and it's about to get incendiary.
Georgia on My Shine
Mark and Digger head down to Georgia and uncover Elvis, Popcorn Sutton's most prolific still. Mike plots payback after discovering a rival's liquor stealing his customers. Tim and Tickle are torn over what to do with their new backwoods shine.
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.
The Marvelous Mrs. Tickle
Tickle gets a life sentence and Appalachia turns out for his first walk down the aisle. Mark and Digger risk delivering strong shine and sweet justice. Josh smashes obstacles that stood in his way all season. Mike gets a taste of his own medicine.
Hard Times Make the Best Shine
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.
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 vapor, causing a panic.
Mark and Digger's Big Test
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.
Backwoods is Booming
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.
No Ordinary Run
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.
Single Malt Moonshine
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.
Overproof and Under the Gun
Mark and Digger attempt oatmeal raisin shine for a high-flying Nashville customer. Mike and Jerry find themselves under the gun when they overdeliver on proof to a biker gang. Mark and Huck forge a lifeline to old-time shiners deep in the mountains.
Too Much of a Good Thing
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.
Sweet Corn Revenge
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.
Smoke to the Fire
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.
Mason Jar Shortage
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.
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.
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.
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.
Another Man's Mash
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.
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.
Mark and Digger discover a limestone source to make Tennessee Whiskey right under their feet. Just when Tim thought he was out, the Laws pull him back in to cross state lines in search of a key ingredient. Richard turns cotton candy into moonshine.
Two Tons of Fun
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.
Moonshine Capital Returns
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.
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.
Moonshine Boom Time
Tickle and the Laws build a new mega operation with Josh's help. Mark and Digger are forced to flee across state lines after a police raid while Mike and Jerry gather the courage to return to the scene of their own crime.
Search for Popcorn's Lost Site
Mark and Digger follow JB to the site of Popcorn's last run while Mike and Jerry try building a still from a used whiskey barrel with explosive results. Josh, Tickle and the Laws run to the hills after an ambush.
Moonshiner Gone Missing
Tickle and the Laws discover Josh is missing after a raid on their still site. Tim and Howard develop a high-proof solution to their gas shortage. After blowing up their first attempt, Mike and Jerry rebuild their oak barrel pot still.
Old Fashioned Footwork
Mark and Digger hit a snag while transporting Tennessee water to Popcorn's North Carolina still site. Mark and Huck use their feet to make fortified wine and Richard summons the green fairy for an absinthe buyer from New Orleans.
Mark and Digger receive a shocking answer after asking to run on commercial property. Mike and Jerry make brandy from blueberries and end up with an outstanding mash. Richard chases the green fairy hoping to make backwoods absinthe.
Mark and Digger cross over onto private property while rerouting a limestone creek. Mike surprises Jerry while making blueberry champagne. Mark and Huck experiment with a surplus of raspberry syrup.
Mark and Digger retrieve their sea-aged whiskey only to discover how easily it slips through their fingers. Richard and Craig run into trouble upsizing absinthe production. Tickle and the Laws look to moonshine history to get their season on track.
Mark and Digger search in an unlikely location for the ideal spot to sea-age their Tennessee Whiskey. A wrong turn earns Josh his next broken bone. When Jerry gets rushed to the ER, his partner is forced to figure out a complex recipe without him.
Mark and Digger revisit the abandoned theme park of their misspent youth and convert a carnival ride into a whiskey-aging machine. Mark Rogers invites young-gun Amanda to trade knowledge for wisdom. Mike's blueberry champagne is the toast of his wedding.
Mark and Digger make a high-proof version of a favorite Southern dessert. Tim takes a backwoods ritual into the lab and onto store shelves. Amanda lends Mark and Huck her cutting edge process for infusing flavor into their old-school corn whiskey.
When Josh devises a formula for a profitable hard seltzer, he must convince Tickle and the Laws to contribute their valuable peach brandy to a risky enterprise. Mark and Digger attempt to turn a windfall of scuppernong grapes into Appalachian cognac.
Amanda helps Mark and Huck use science to infuse fresh-picked pears into their traditional corn shine. Richard teams up with Mark and Digger to make cherry cognac. Jerry returns from his close call to help Mike build a waterfall still site in Tennessee.
Moonshine of Mexico
Tim treks to the town of Tequila in search of the legendary moonshine of Mexico. Tickle, Josh and the Laws build an assembly line of submarine stills for a large-scale run of pricey cherry shine. Mark and Digger take backwoods rye to a whole new level.
Sweet Home Appalachia
Mark and Digger break the sound barrier finishing a run of straight rye for a Southern Rock customer. Richard makes a Big Easy classic for a demanding New Orleans chef. Jerry gets his shine groove back helping Mike reinvent a taste of the South.
Mark and Digger team up with Danielle Parton to run the first moonshine in decades on her legendary family property. Tim heads to the highlands of Jalisco to harvest blue agave to run Tequila. Richard invents a flammable recipe for a New Orleans chef.
High Proof Highlands
When Josh moves into a remote farmhouse, Tickle and the Laws help devise an underground transport operation. In the highlands of Mexico, Tim gets hands-on turning 7-year-old agave into age-worthy tequila. Mike and Jerry attempt a sweet corn shine recipe.
Tim heads south to Oaxaca to uncover centuries-old secrets of making Mezcal. With costly sweet corn mash about to expire, Jerry jury rigs auto parts to help accelerate the flow of liquor. Richard and Craig attempt a crystal-clear Bloody Mary moonshine.
When Digger scores a tank of fresh milk, he and Mark attempt to solve the mystery of turning milk into moonshine. Tickle and Josh ramp up underground operations at the Law's rental house, while hunting dogs invade Mike and Jerry's mountain still site.
It Takes Amanda
Amanda returns to the mountains to help Mark and Huck crack the recipe for making shine from a rare breed of corn. Tim gets hands-on making old-school mezcal with volcanic rock and a horse-drawn stone wheel. Mike and Jerry attempt to make gin from quinoa.
Spirit in the Sky
Digger gets Daniel to attempt the first large-scale run of his innovative milk-based liquor recipe. Richard combines Digger's sea aging with his own award-winning recipe to attempt his best liquor yet. Mike and Jerry upgrade their backwoods column still.
Burning Down the House
In the season finale, just as Mark and Digger undertake their large-scale bootleg to Nashville, the law makes an unwelcome return. Tim gets a shock when Mexican moonshiners make him liquor with meat. Josh sparks a conflagration at Henry's rental house.
High Price of Success
It's the season 12 premiere and prices are going nuts. Mark and Digger discover they're under investigation by the law. Mike and Jerry recruit Popcorn Sutton's son and Josh goes into hiding when a fire marshal tracks the source of his house fire.
The Harder They Fall
After losing their water source, Mark and Digger attempt to dig out a centuries-old spring. Confounded by lumber prices, Josh tells Tickle and the Laws he can fell big timber for a 1000 gallon still. Richard and Daniel form a Master Distiller dream team.
More Cops Less Copper
Evading the law, Mark and Digger attempt to make Scotch on a Popcorn Sutton-designed pot still. Amanda joins Mark and Huck in the hills only to find all their copper stolen. Richard and Daniel deploy game cameras to protect their own valuable stills.
Long Arm of Kenny Law
Fed up with canned food and hiding in the woods, Josh gets into trouble with Kenny Law. Popcorn's son proves as unpredictable as his notorious dad. Tim and Howard rediscover a lost recipe for log still whiskey invented by a Kentucky teenager in 1836.
A police detective confronts Mark and Digger at the pump and doesn't mince words about his intent. Tickle and the Laws attempt to help as Josh's sanity erodes surviving in the woods. Tim and Howard construct a 19th century wood still from a giant log.
Rock Out While the Cop's Out
Mark and Digger score ten tons of sugar only to find a tracking device on their truck. Richard and Daniel devise a rum recipe to dominate the outlaw market. Mike and Jerry hit the jackpot with sweet-smelling mimosa liquor but catch wind of a new rival.
The Weevils in the Details
When weevils infest Mark and Digger's pricey grain, they must get rid of the bugs without killing their malt process. Tim and Howard fire up a log still with explosive consequences. Josh breaks out of his backwoods prison only to find himself up a creek.
In a rare lapse of judgment, Richard implodes Daniel's $3,000 copper still. As the fire marshal ramps up his investigation, Josh makes a tough decision to flee the country. Tim's solution to a centuries-old still build is going to sting a bit for Howard.
Seeking advice from Mark and Digger, Richard attempts to salvage the $3,000 copper still he imploded before Daniel returns. On the run from the law, Josh motors deep into the Brazilian highlands in search of a new recipe for caffeinated cachaça moonshine.
When Josh finds an outlaw operation in Brazil, he gets a hands-on lesson in how quickly he can turn sugar cane into high-proof liquor. In Maggie Valley, Mike and Jerry prepare to fight back when Richard and Craig start a backwoods operation on their turf.
Josh feels the heat when a Brazilian moonshiner pressures him to attempt an illegal bootleg run far from home. Law enforcement ambushes Mark Ramsey in his own garage. In Maggie Valley, Mike and Jerry deploy a tracking device on their newfound competition.
Above the Law
As the Maggie Valley moonshine market shifts in favor of Richard and Craig's recipes, Mike and Jerry devise a plot to push the newcomers out of town. Mark and Digger convince Killer Beaz to take on the riskiest parts of Mark's illicit activities.
When Josh encounters a mysterious moonshiner in Brazil, he learns a method for making liquor that breaks all the rules. Richard and Craig take precautions to protect their operation from bears. Mike and Jerry attempt elderberry shine and light sabotage.
Party Like It's 1999
To beat inflation, Mark and Digger attempt an old-school run of liquor they can sell at a 1990s price. Danielle Parton teams up with Henry and Kenny to make legendary Franklin County moonshine. Richard and Craig discover a rival's stash house.
On the Road Again
Facing time on the road, Tickle asks Tim to help convert a bus into a mobile moonshine rig. Digger and Beaz scramble to save a big sale for a rising country star who happens to be Willie Nelson's granddaughter. Richard and Craig abandon their still site.
Josh returns from Brazil only to discover an emboldened fire marshal with pressing questions. Amanda convinces Mark and Huck to make rye whiskey without using sugar. Digger and Beaz race to make a $15,000 whiskey run for Nashville royalty.
Maggie Valley Mayhem
Josh and the Laws get permission from 95-year-old moonshine legend Cecil Love to retrieve a hidden still and recreate his oldtime Franklin County moonshine recipe. Richard and Craig jury rig a fix for their missing still arm, with disastrous results.
Digger enlists a combat veteran to run his supernatural rye apple recipe, then pulls his own disappearing act. Richard and Craig struggle to keep their mash warm in cold weather. Jerry engineers some backwoods tech to keep making shine into winter.
The Box From Brazil
A Pittsburgh shiner convinces Digger and Beaz to cash in on a whole new market. Josh gets a special delivery and convinces the Laws to attempt the high speed moonshine he witnessed in Brazil. Mike catches wind of Richard's massive final run of the season.
Shine for End Times
In the season finale, when Killer Beaz closes a sixty-gallon sale, Digger opens the door to his partner's secret. Tickle completes his mobile still build only to learn the law will stop a school bus. Mike digs in his heels and possibly his own grave.