Eastern Tennessee residents are tapping into their heritage by opening moonshine distilleries, a trend that is helping to boost the state's economy. Many producers use local materials, including traditional Mason jar packing. "We have an incredibly rich history with making liquor, and a lot of it stems from the land and the geography. It's an important part of who we are," said Joe Baker, co-owner of Ole Smoky distillery in Gatlinburg.

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