When a first-time distillery owner invests $2 Million in a pot still and hires rookies to run it, Tim Smith realizes their recipe might blow up the building. Tim must help them rediscover their backwoods roots and learn to make serious Carolina Whiskey.
The Williams family made Carolina whiskey for generations until Prohibition shut it down. When moonshine legend Tim Smith brings backwoods knowledge to recreate the old family recipe, he discovers one of the most important distilleries in American history
Tim Smith must rescue the worst distillery he's ever seen, starting at the bottom. While his crew transforms a barn into a Prohibition-style speakeasy, Tim applies his backwoods know-how to re-engineer the still, taking the owner's gin to a new level.
The Bondurant brothers were the most notorious bootleggers of Prohibition, making Franklin County, VA the "Moonshine Capital of the World." Now Tim Smith is helping the next generation turn the family business into its own landmark of American whiskey.