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jail wine

See below prison wine,

Name (also junk wine) for a special " Wine "Which is illegally made in prisons in a primitive way. In US penal institutions, such a brew called "pruno" is known. Who invented the drink is not known, but a detailed guide comes from Jarvis Jay Masters (* 1962), sentenced to death for murdering a guard in San Quentin Prison in California, He wrote a poem that describes his fate in prison and the pruno recipe. Masters was awarded in 1992 with the literary prize "PEN Award". He is now living according to Buddhist rules, has become a philosopher, and has written the two books, "Finding Peace: Writings from the Death Cell" and "The...

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