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Lance Waldroup (1990–2021), star of “Moonshiners” reality show

by Linnea Crowther

Lance Waldroup was a star of the Discovery reality series “Moonshiners.”


Waldroup was a member of a family that makes homemade liquor, or moonshine, in North Carolina. They were featured on “Moonshiners,” a show that dramatizes the lives of Appalachian liquor producers. Waldroup appeared on “Moonshiners” beginning in the second season in 2012 and through season seven in 2018. He made moonshine with his father, as well as branching out into absinthe, scotch, and sake.

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