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Published:April 29th, 2012 11:14 EST
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Dude Sold Fruit-Flavored Moonshine And 'Fresh Fish'

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Florida moonshiner has been arrested for luring customers with fruit-flavored booze, investigators say.

Deputies said they purchased moonshine flavored with apple, blackberry and strawberry as well as the unflavored stuff. Tibbs, who allegedly sold the booze out of his truck on the side of U.S. 1, provided a choice of 130- and 150-proof, they said.

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Tibbs also sold fresh fish."

UPI

You expect wine coolers to come in a variety of exotic flavors: Strawberry-cherry with a dash of vanilla. But when you buy moonshine from a toothless hillbilly your options are more limited: Hey Billy-Bob give me a jug of the moonshine that tastes like anti-freeze, nah make it turpentine moonshine.

Bob Tibbs, 69, must have taken a course in marketing at an adult school, his customers could buy moonshine in a wide variety of flavors.

Good old Bob also sold "fresh " fish on the side, what a marketing whiz. I can understand selling moonshine and chewing tobacco, but fresh fish?

I wouldn`t trust the freshness of fish of a dude who sells moonshine out of his truck. But I guess if you consumed his moonshine, you wouldn`t notice if the fish had maggots coming out of his mouth.

The anti-entrepreneurial cops busted the poor guy`s still on his property, but at least he`s out of jail on bail.

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