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Heirloom corn connects distillery to area history, flavor


HARMAN, W.Va. (AP) — Still Hollow Distillery isn't close to any interstate exit. It's in Randolph County, West Virginia, not far from the Pendleton County line, and it's nestled in the high Allegheny mountains. You can only get there by driving curvy two-lane roads.

And like many former timber towns, Job, the community where Still Hollow is located, was once notorious in the area for its moonshine.

"It was a really good way for the local farmers to turn their corn into a cash crop by making whiskey," said Athey Lutz, one of the distillery's owners. "And then lumberjacks were well known fo...

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