Fermenting Sugar to make ethanol

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moonshine

    When you scroll way down, under the heading, Production, you see it:

    Moonshine is made by yeast fermenting a sugar source to produce ethanol and then separating the alcohol from the fermenting mixture (the mash) through distillation using a still.
     
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    Honey, we already know this.

    I imagine there are a few here (myself included) who have drunk moonshine.
     
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    I'll get up to speed with everybody. :eek:)--Never had moonshine, but a darned good homemade beer once.
     
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