Steven Ray Tickle shares the lessons he's learned as he remembers his history, along with the people and events that shaped his life and led him to be come the model backwoods shiner and outlaw he is today.
With his partner, Tim, determined to stay legal, Tickle returns from his year in jail to recruit an old friend to make an inaugural run of shine and restake his claim as an outlaw shiner.
Tickle announces upcoming nuptials, and Tim learns why his best friend can't stop being an outlaw. Mike tries a long-distance bootleg that puts him in the crosshairs of the law, and Josh bets that Sin city needs one more vice.
Tickle finds a bride, but isn't sure if she'll love his moonshine. Mark and Digger deliver strong shine and sweet justice, while Josh smashes obstacles, and Mike gets a taste of his own medicine.
When old friends embark on a risky bootleg operation, it's newlywed and former bondswoman, Mrs. Tickle, who can save them all from the law.
Mark and Digger deal with a Mason jar shortage. Mike and Jerry must return to land they've been warned off. Tim pushes his steam boiler to the breaking point with his scheme to repurpose a massive tank as an oversized pot still.