The origin of moonshine
How did the moonshine shop get its name?  "The factory term comes from Japan. When Japanese business people came to the United States after World War II, they fell in love with two things: 
1) supermarkets; and, 2) the stills built by people in the Appalachian hills.

"They noticed that people built these stills with no money. They’d pull a coil out of an old refrigerator and get a 55-gallon drum from the steelyard. Using no money, they made and sold alcohol. They made money out of nothing. Japanese plants use the term to mean low cost, right size, innovation and spend no money."


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