In the 20th century during Prohibition, local wits named Franklin County the “Moonshine Capital of the World”, as moonshine production and bootlegging drove the economy.
What is the population of Franklin County VA?
Who were the Bondurant brothers?
The film stars Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, and Jason Clarke as the three Bondurant brothers. Also in the film are Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, and Mia Wasikowska. The screenplay was written by Nick Cave, who earlier wrote the screenplay for Hillcoat’s The Proposition (2005).
What is Franklin County?
Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its county seat is Columbus, the state capital and most populous city in Ohio. The county was established on April 30, 1803, less than two months after Ohio became a state, and was named after Benjamin Franklin.
Can u make moonshine legally?
Federal Distillation Laws. However, be advised it is illegal to distill alcohol without having either a “distilled spirits permit” or a “federal fuel alcohol permit.” It does not matter if the alcohol is for personal use only, not for sale, etc. A common misconception is that only stills 1 gallon and smaller are legal.
Is Moonshine legal in VA?
Manufacturing alcohol without a license in Virginia is a class six felony. You can make small quantities of beer and wine for personal consumption, just not moonshine. Virginia code says it’s also illegal to possess distilleries or distilling apparatus without a permit.
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