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5 World’s strongest liquors with over 80% alcohol content


1. Stroh 160 Rum 

One of the popularly flavoured high-proof rum from Austria, Stroh 160 has unique aromas of pound cake, butterscotch, assorted fruit jelly. The rum has a hint of cotton candy. It leaves a stronger taste of fruits, vanilla, creamy butterscotch and has a blend of fine spices. Stroh 160 is used mostly in baking, black tea, drink base and flambé table-side dishes. 

ABV- 80%

2. Devil Springs Vodka 

One of the most popular vodkas, Devil Spring has an ABV of 80% or 160 proof. The liquor is best used for concocting your flavored vodkas, cocktail base, and creating flaming shorts. 

ABV- 80%

3. Hapsburg Gold Label Premium Reserve Absinthe 

Hapsburg Gold Label Premium Reserve Absinthe has marketed itself with the slogan, There are no rules. Absinthe is commonly known as the green fairy and usually has an ABV of 45-85%. However, Hapsburg is one of the strongest Absinthe in the UK market and has an ABV of 89.9%. The drink is made up of plants, including flowers, Artemisia absinthium leaves, green anise, sweet fennel, other medicinal and culinary herbs. It is said to have a hallucinating effect. 

ABV- 89.9% 

4. Bruichladdich X4 Quadrupled Whiskey

Made using the 17th-century quadruple distillation method, Bruichladdich X4 Quadrupled Whiskey is aged in oak casks. One of the most alcoholic single malts, this one is extremely pure. In fact, BBC had done an unusual bio-fuel experiment using three litres of Bruichladdich’s quadruple-distilled X4 Islay Spirit and achieved a speed of 60mph in 3.5 seconds. 

ABV– 92 %

5. Everclear Grain 

Distilled from 100 selected grains, Everclear is known as grain alcohol or a neutral spirit. 190-proof or 95% ABV, Everclear has a reputation in the international market. The alcohol has a neutral flavour profile that is pure like fiery ethanol. It is a colourless and odourless spirit that makes it open for various drink experiments. 

ABV- 95%

Disclaimer: Kindly read the label before consuming any of these liquors. They are usually not used for direct sipping and used as a mixer, diluted or for making other liqueurs/spirits.

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