As the season approaches, moonshiner Tim and his partner, Tickle, search Appalachia for the perfect site to set up his new still. Law enforcement agent Jesse Tate is on the hunt for his first big arrest, but he runs into a dangerous web of counter-surveillance.
Moonshiner Tim and his partner, Tickle, perform a sacred rite that is rarely captured on film -- firing up their still for the first time. Everything goes smoothly until an emergency calls Tim away. Meanwhile, law enforcement agent Jesse Tate pursues a hot tip.
Equipment failure and an intruder threaten Tim and Tickle's first run of moonshine. Meanwhile, law enforcement agent Jesse Tate busts a nip joint, and moonshining legend Popcorn Sutton runs some 'shine the old-fashioned way.
Moonshiners Tim and Tickle soup up Tim's hot rod when they are forced into a daring, daytime bootlegging run. Meanwhile, a hurricane threatens the still site, and a new bootlegging biker legend sets out on an 800 mile run.
With the leaves falling, moonshiner Tim makes a risky move and adds a second pot to the still site to double his profits. Meanwhile, Tickle has a bad accident, and agent Jesse prepares for the mother lode of all busts.
One moonshiner comes to an untimely end. Meanwhile, Tim and Tickle risk it all, running 'shine day and night, making more money than Tim's ever made. Agent Jesse makes his biggest move of the season when he ambushes an active still site.
It's the dead of winter in Appalachia, and moonshine season is months away. Moonshiner Tim and his partner, Tickle, are planning a daring 100-mile bootleg run capped with a risky midday moonshine transfer -- something Tim is only doing because he needs the cash.