This high-proof ethanol is a long way from Kentucky moonshine.
In case you never were told the definition of proof, 200 proof is 100% alcohol, 180 proof is 90% alcohol, etc.
About the most a person can comfortably drink is 100 to 120 proof.
What is the strongest proof of moonshine?
151 and Up: The Highest Proof Liquor
- #6 Bacardi 151 — 151 Proof. The well-known Puerto Rican brand of rum, Bacardi, sells a 151-proof bottle that is 75.5 percent alcohol.
- #5 Balkan Vodka — 176 Proof.
- #4 Hapsburg Gold Label Premium Reserve Absinthe — 179 Proof.
- #3 Bruichladdich X4 Quadrupled Whisky — 184 Proof.
- #2 Everclear — 190 Proof.
- #1 Spirytus — 192 Proof.
What percent alcohol is Ole Smoky Moonshine?
Previously, Strawberry Lightnin’ and Lemon Drop Lightnin’ moonshines were available with 20 percent alcohol by volume nationwide and Hunch Punch Lightnin’ was only available at Ole Smoky’s Gatlinburg, Tenn., distillery. A 750-ml bottle has a suggested retail price of $24.95.
How strong is moonshine?
There isn’t anything inherently dangerous about moonshine — at least no more dangerous than any other alcoholic drink. When made properly, it is simply very strong alcohol with a very hard taste, or “kick,” because it hasn’t been aged. It is usually very potent, as high as 150 proof, which is about 75 percent alcohol.
Can you make 200 proof moonshine?
There is no such thing as 200 proof moonshine. The strongest concentration you can make of ethanol by distillation is about 191 proof. Alcohol “likes” water, and at concentrations higher than 95.6%, it absorbs water from the air until the solution is 4.4% water.
Can you go blind from drinking Everclear?
Although alcohol that’s properly manufactured and regulated does not by itself cause blindness, people sometimes do go blind from drinking bootleg beverages. One common concern with moonshine is lead poisoning, which has been linked to blindness. Today the most common cause of blindness from drinking is methanol.
Is Everclear moonshine illegal?
We’re going to improvise. You see, moonshine is around 180 to 190 proof, or about 85% – 95% pure alcohol. The closest legal thing you can get is Everclear which is sold in both 151 proof and 190 proof. In other words, you can buy legal alcohol that is the exact same thing as illegal moonshine.
What proof is Ole Smoky Moonshine?
Original Moonshine (100 proof), White Lightnin’™ (100 proof), Lightnin’ Line (80 proof): Strawberry Lightnin’, Lemon Drop Lightnin’ and Hunch Punch Lightnin’TM, and the 40 proof line including: Moonshine Cherries™, Peach Moonshine™, Apple Pie Moonshine™, Blackberry Moonshine™, Strawberry Moonshine™, Lemon Drop
What is blue flame moonshine?
At 128 proof, it’s clear, clean and exactly what moonshine should be. Purity and perfection are the name of the game when it comes to Ole Smoky®Blue Flame Moonshine. Evidence of our high quality, high proof moonshine is all in the color of the flame – if it burns blue, it’s true.
What percentage is Everclear?
Is moonshine illegal in Texas?
“Making and selling moonshine is a public safety risk,” says TABC Lt. Allan Cameron. Although it is legal for Texans to make limited amounts of wine or beer for personal consumption without holding a TABC permit, it is not legal to manufacture distilled spirits without holding a TABC Distiller’s Permit.
Is making beer illegal?
Homebrewing was federally legalized in 1978 for the first time since Prohibition made it illegal in 1919. However, regulation of alcohol is predominantly left to the states. In 2013, Mississippi and Alabama—the last two states remaining with laws against homebrewing—passed legislation to permit beer brewing at home.
When did Popcorn Sutton die?
March 16, 2009