"I have several friends that were on the first season of Moonshiner (Discovery Channel). It is totally fake. I mean, they do make moonshine, but what you see on the show is not what it's like in real life.
"Most of them are licensed to sell alcohol, and do sell it locally at the package stores, the others only make a little to have for themselves and a few friends (more to keep up a family tradition than anything else).
"But the producers had them set up stills in the woods, and even told them what to wear to make it look more 'back woods, redneck, good ol'boys' than anybody in this area has looked in 50 years.
"Most of us sat there , with the guys that were being filmed, watching the episodes and laughing at all the people that probably think this stuff is real, while drinking store bought beer."