“For first time, Ohio town’s moonshine fest will serve … moonshine!” – The LA Times

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By Mary Forgione

May 8, 2014

New Straitsville, Ohio, is finally coming clean.

The town, about 60 miles southeast of Columbus, once had the dubious distinction of making some of the best moonshine in the nation. And for 40 years, the good people of the community held a Moonshine Festival to toast this grand tradition — without being able to drink a drop of the stuff.

Moonshine, you see, is illegal. But that’s all changing this year. Read more.