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    Bimber – Traditional Polish Moonshine

    Although moonshine has been banned for a long time, Poles have never been bothered about it. They make moonshine – just like their fathers and ancestors. Home-made moonshine is still prevalent in Poland and has become an integral element of culture and tradition.  Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What exactly is moonshine? Moonshine is basically a jargon term for home-made distilled spirits that were produced secretly and illegally, without state authorization. Moonshine emerged in popularity in the nineteenth century due to the restriction of alcohol liberties by the authorities.  Appropriately made, it is merely very strong alcohol with a very hard taste, or “kick,” because it hasn’t been aged. It is usually…