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How much moonshine did popcorn get caught with?

How much moonshine did popcorn get caught with?

(This is likely the event that spurred the internet’s ‘1983’ search). In 2007 Sutton was caught with over 650 gallons of illegal moonshine by local Cocke County authorities and was placed on probation.

Did Popcorn Sutton kill himself?

March 16, 2009
Popcorn Sutton/Date of death

What did Popcorn Sutton put in his moonshine?

The bottle was dark brown and had POPCORN Apricot Brandy written on it. Popcorn wrote a book that he sold for a while, but I think the revenuers made him stop selling it. The book was called Me and My Likker and in it, he gave recipes for how to make his brews.

Did Popcorn Sutton ever go to jail?

Nationally renowned moonshiner Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton was sentenced to 18 months in prison today for illegally brewing spirits and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Was Popcorn Sutton ever on moonshiners?

Sutton, known as Popcorn, was a moonshiner. He was not quite the last, as he often claimed, but he was probably the most famous ever to work out of Cocke County, which long had a claim as the nation’s moonshining capital. It may yet again.

What happened to the moonshiner that died recently?

Lance Colby Waldroup, died on Feb. 25 at his residence in Robbinsville, North Carolina, according to an obituary. A cause of death has not yet been revealed, but the Moonshiners star’s family is said to be “devastated.” Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.”

Who is JB Rader?

JB Rader from ‘Moonshiners’ is teaching his techniques to distillers in North Carolina. In late 2018, JB partnered with South Mountain Distilling Co. in Connelly Springs, N.C. to produce a line of moonshines.

What guy died on Moonshiners?

Lance Waldroup
— Lance Waldroup, a bootlegger featured in the Discovery Channel’s reality series “Moonshiners,” died Feb. 25 in Robbinsville, North Carolina. He was 30. The network confirmed Waldroup’s death in Facebook and Twitter posts on Monday. “We are saddened to hear about the loss of Lance Waldroup,” the posts said.

What happened to Jim Tom on Moonshiners?

So, did Jim Tom on ‘Moonshiners’ die? Nope. Jim Tom, 80, has gone legitimate (for the most part) when it comes to the making and distribution of his famous “Unaged Rye.” He has teamed up with Mark and Digger to create the Sugarlands Distilling Co., where he is featured on the company’s website.