Alabama Sheriff Discovers Bootleg Sewer Plant Winery
In what may be one of the oddest stories of an already strange year, an Alabama sheriff's office discovered an illegal wine making operation at a waste water treatment plant.
No--I am not making this up. This happened yesterday (Thursday, December 18th) in Rainsville in DeKalb County.
Authorities received an anonymous tip about an illegal winery at a municipal facility. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office deployed agents to search the Rainsville Waste Water Treatment Plant where they discovered a winery that appeared to have been in operation for a long time as well as a large amount of illegal alcohol.
The investigation is ongoing and the DCSO plans to file charges soon.
Take a look at some photos from the scene.
I wonder who has been drinking all the sewer wine--and if those who are chugging the bootleg brew know it was fermented in a facility that's meant to process feces.
I know, I know--judging from the photos above, the winery appears to have been fairly high-tech. The suspects weren't turning waste water into wine, but can we take a moment to process how strange this is?
Would you drink sewer plant wine? (Full disclosure: I used to get pretty lit on Mad Dog 20/20 in college, so I don't exactly have a James Beard Award Winning palate) Share your thoughts with me using our app chat.
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