Do people in prison really make toilet wine?

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Author's Note: Do People in Prison Really Make Toilet Wine?

As intriguing as it sounds, I don't know that I'll whip up a batch of toilet wine at home. By all accounts, the finish lies somewhere between moldy fruit (sometimes there is actual mold floating on top) and regurgitated bile. I think I'd take a bottle of Two-Buck Chuck over that.

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  • Lipson, Peter. "Prisoners Making Hooch: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?" Forbes. Feb. 12, 2013. (July 2, 2014)
  • Plumber, Nick. "Jail House Hooch. How to Get Liquored Up While Locked Down." Modern Drunkard Magazine. (July 2, 2014)

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