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The Top 10 Strongest Alcoholic Drinks In The World

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If you like to get a little too much tipsy then you must try one of these super strong alcoholic drinks which are bound to throw you off balance and take your head for a little spin.

10 Grappa 120 Proof

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Grappa is a fragrant, grape-based pomace brandy of Italian origin that contains 35%–60% alcohol by volume or 70 to 120 US proof. Originally made to prevent waste by using these leftovers such as seeds, grape skin and grape stems. It is a very potent Brandy with a wine flavor.

9 Sierra Tequila Silver 150 Proof

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Sierra Tequila Silver is a well aged clear tequila. It has a full, fruity, fresh aroma, which can be flavored with many ingrdients such as light chilli, green apples or young pineapple to vanilla, caramel and wild herb aromas and distilled in copper pot stills.

8 Bacardi 151 Proof

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This highly alcoholic rum is made by Bacardi Limited of Hamilton, Bermuda. It is VERY inflammable and so comes with a steel flame arrester built in to the bottle neck. It has been available in the USA since 1981. It is usually used as a base for sweet cocktails.

7 John Crow Batty Rum 160 Proof

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This Jamaican white rum is a local version of moonshine. The legendarily potent John Crow Batty was so name because it is supposedly stronger than stomach acids of “John Crow” vultures, which snack on decaying meat.

6 Balkan 176 Proof Vodka

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This triple distilled Vodka is so strong that it carries 13 health warnings on the side of the bottle. Imported from the Balkans comes the incredible vodka has superior strength, made in small quantities to achieve very high quality.

5 Absinthe 179 Proof

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This drink is distilled from herbs including the flowers and leaves of the medicinal plant Artemisia Absinthium and is a very alcoholic drink. it became popular in the 19th century and by the year 1900 the French were drinking 2 million liters a year, by 1910 this increased to a whopping 36 million liters a year. In 1915 it was banned in many countries in Europe and the United States. A modern revival of the drink started in 1990 and in 2004 it became legal to make Absinthe once more.

4 Bruichladdich X4 Quadrupled Whiskey 184 Proof

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This quadruple-distilled blockbuster dram is distilled on the Rhinns of the isle of Islay in Scotland since 1881 and is a very high quality single malt whiskey. The legend about this whiskey says, in 1695 Martin Martin, a Hebridean traveller spoke of an ancient powerful spirit, which translates from the Gaelic as “perilous whisky.”

3 Golden Grain 190 Proof

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Golden Grain Alcohol is a neutral grain spirit that is available at 95% alcohol (190 proof), manufactured by Luxco (formerly the David Sherman Company), now called Everclear in the United States.

2 Everclear Grain 190 Proof

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This crystal clear vodka was banned in the United States and Canada for many years but recently a new law has been passed legalizing it. It does not have much taste so is ideal for mixing with other drinks but if you attempted to drink it straight you would end up on your back in a very short time.

1 Spirytus Polish Vodka 192 Proof

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Said to have a gentle smell and mild taste, Spirytus is a top class rectified 192 Proof Vodka made from premium ethyl alcohol with a grain base. In Poland its uses vary from preparing fruit and herbal liqueurs, vodkas and desserts to medical purposes.