Moonshine legend Tim Smith built an illegal moonshine empire in the backwoods of Virginia… then gave up his outlaw ways to bring his family recipes out of the mountains… and into America’s liquor stores. Now he’s using a lifetime of liquor-making expertise and a team of whiskey experts with their own home-grown know-how to pull struggling distilleries back from the brink and preserve the American tradition of handmade liquor. The new series MOONSHINERS: WHISKEY BUSINESS premieres Wednesday, March 13th at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel. Interviews and exclusive clips are available for coverage.
Outlaw turned legal moonshiner, Tim Smith has worked hard to establish his legal brand of liquor, Climax and do his father proud. Now that he’s turned his moonshine business into the real deal, he is setting out restore four struggling distilleries, including Broad Branch Distillery, Old Nick Williams Farm & Distillery, Three Brothers Distillery and Bondurant Brothers Distillery into profitable businesses. Each week, Tim Smith will be joined by whiskey experts, Tim Jones and Devin Mills as they race against the clock to turn these businesses around.
Audiences can catch the current season of MOONSHINERS and MOONSHINERS: WHISKEY BUSINESS on the Discovery GO app – Download the Free Discovery GO app.
MOONSHINERS: WHISKEY BUSINESS is produced for Discovery Channel by Magilla Entertainment. Executive producers for Magilla Entertainment are Matthew Ostrom, Laura Palumbo Johnson, Jason Fox, and Kevin Allgood with Ron Cornwall serving as co-executive producer. For Discovery Channel, executive producer is Bill Howard and associate producer is Paola Espinosa.