13 Strongest Alcoholic Drinks in the World

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When it comes to the strongest alcoholic drinks in the world, only one thing matters — the alcohol by volume (ABV) percentage. This represents its potency and how quickly it will get you intoxicated. These thirteen liquors are the strongest in the world, and all warning labels should be taken seriously if you intend to try them. 

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13. King of Spirits Gold Absinthe (70%)

Absinthe Original

12. Stroh Rum (80%)


11. Devil Springs Vodka (80%)

Marketview Liquor

10. Sunset Rum (84.5%)

Broadway Liquor

9. Good ol’ Sailor Vodka (85%)


8. Sklar’s Balkan 176 Vodka (88%)

Wine and Spirit International

7. Pincer Vodka (88.8%)


6. Absinthe Hapsburg XC (89.9%)

Master of Malt

5. River Antoine Royale Grenadian Rum (90%)


4. Bruichladdich X4+1 Quadrupled Whiskey (92%)

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3. Golden Grain (95%)

Liquor Barn

2. Everclear (95%)

Liquor Barn

1. Spirytus Rektyfikowany (95.6%)

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