In the Season 5 premiere, moonshine is in demand and the law is on the hunt. Included: Tim faces a dilemma that jeopardizes his legit business; Jeff, Mark and Lance aim to double their profits; and Josh and Bill find themselves on shaky legal ground.
Mark and Digger come up with a revolutionary still design in the first weeks of shine season, during which the outlaws are eager to turn a profit before the cops close in. Josh and Bill's first run leaves a bitter taste. Jeff, Mark and Lance scope out the competition.
Shiners attempt to stay off the grid as the outside world encroaches on the backwoods. Tim breaks the news about the fate of Climax Moonshine. Jeff, Mark and Lance search for a new site before rivals can grab hold of the market.
Shine season is in full swing as Josh & Bill find themselves with no still, no home base and no shine. Mark & Digger enlist a whiskey legend to find out why their first run went awry. Mark, Jeff & Lance undertake construction on an ambitious still site.
Weeks into moonshine season, Josh & Bill race to finish their still site and make their first run. Intruders interrupt Mark & Digger's rye test. A deadly disaster leaves Tim rattled and rethinking his plans to expand.
It's one step forward and two steps back for Josh and Bill as they near the completion of their bunker. Meanwhile, Jeff, Mark and Lance are 00 in the hole after losing a batch of mash before starting work on their Highland Scotch.
Mark and Digger craft 150 gallons of brandy with Jim Tom's help and must get it into the hands of their customers.
In North Carolina a behemoth threatens to undo months of construction for Josh and Bill. A nocturnal prowler threatens Patti and David's clandestine operation and battle lines are drawn in Kentucky as Chico and Tyler clash over creative differences.
With summer winding down, shiners are doubling their efforts to turn a quick profit. Tim Smith traverses the Atlantic on his quest to dominate the international shine market, but his pitch could be lost in translation.
Patti and David work on a fiery, new brew. Elsewhere, the feud continues between Josh and Bill.
It's the final weeks of summer and shiners are putting it all on the line. Tim must create a way to fill a massive international order and it's judgment day in Virginia as Tickle puts on a brave face for court.
Mark and Digger set up a new still site. Elsewhere, Patti and David try their jalapeño whiskey in an untested market.
Josh is missing his help; production is stopped at Snags' distillery; Chico and Sandra go mountain shining; Patti and David hurry their run as the hunting season starts.
Josh works with Jim Tom to make up a batch from his family's recipe book. Elsewhere, Chico and Sandra make their first run and Tim's tank is not enough for the Poland order.
Patti and David rush to sell off their stash before a local fracking operation ends their season in a bust. Jeff, Mark and Lance hope that a classic recipe will save their season. A calling card from the law may bring Mark & Digger's season to an end.
It's last call in shine country. Tim is thousands of cases of moonshine away from delivering the order of a lifetime. Mark & Digger receive the surprise of their lives in the middle of a shine sale. Josh is working on one last score and making amends.
Josh gets some help from a pro with his dirt track skills. Elsewhere, Tyler searches for a bootlegging car while Mark and Huck make a delivery over state lines.