The Bronx's Puerto Rican Moonshine Is an Old-School Secret

In this outtake from 'Hustle,' the co-owners of Port Morris Distillery try to tell their pitorro apart from similar spirits.

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18 March 2019, 10:21am

Pitorro is Puerto Rican moonshine—kind of like rum but often stronger, and typically made at home. In the Bronx, Port Morris Distillery is riffing on the old-school secret stuff and bottling up New York-made artisanal pitorro.

In this extra scene from VICELAND's Hustle, host and entrepreneur John Henry meets with Billy Valentin and Ralph Barbosa, co-owners of Port Morris, for a blind tasting to see how their pitorro stands up to similar spirits. Volunteers take a sip of each, and then guess where they fit along the price spectrum.

Can Valentin and Barbosa really pick their pitorro out of a crowd, and how does it shake up to the competition? Watch and see.

This article originally appeared on Munchies US.