Ole Smoky Blue Flame Moonshine is bottle at 128 proof; the spirit is clear and clean.
“Purity and perfection are the names 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” (producer).
What is the highest 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.
Does moonshine burn blue?
Folklore tells us one way to test the purity of moonshine is to pour some in a metal spoon and set it on fire. If it burns with a blue flame it is safe, but if it burns with a yellow or red flame, it contains lead, prompting the old saying, “Lead burns red and makes you dead.”
Do you mix moonshine with anything?
What to Mix with Moonshine
- Grapefruit Juice. Flavorwise, this is sort of the poor American cousin of the Paloma.
- Ginger Ale. No matter what mixer you use, you’re never going to lose the unmistakable and potent flavor of moonshine.
- Sweet Vermouth.
- Iced Tea.
What color flame should moonshine burn?
A common folk test for the quality of moonshine was to pour a small quantity of it into a spoon and set it on fire. The theory was that a safe distillate burns with a blue flame, but a tainted distillate burns with a yellow flame.
At what proof does alcohol burn blue?
The basic rule of thumb is anything 80 proof or above will light, and the higher the proof, the easier the alcohol will be to ignite. The 80-proof rule means all your basic liquors will light: tequila, rum, whiskey, vodka, please step forward.
Is Moonshine stronger than Everclear?
Everclear is 190-proof. Let me make that clear. By comparison, most rum and vodka clock in between 40% to 60%, or 80 to 120-proof. As of right now, Everclear is deemed the strongest alcohol on earth: chemistry doesn’t allow anything stronger than 191-proof to exist.
Can moonshine kill you?
Ethanol contains two carbon atoms and is somewhat toxic (it’ll kill you if you drink enough of it, so pace yourself) whereas methanol contains one carbon atom and is highly toxic (can cause permanent damage to the optic nerve and death even in fairly low doses, pacing won’t help, best to avoid altogether).
How do you drink corn whiskey?
In a cocktail mixer add ice, Corn Whiskey, simple syrup, and the juice of 1 whole lemon. Shake vigorously. Strain into rocks glass with ice and top with soda water. Garnish with lemon wedge.
What does methanol smell like?
Methanol is the simplest alcohol, consisting of a methyl group linked to a hydroxyl group. It is a light, volatile, colorless, flammable liquid with a distinctive odor similar to that of ethanol (drinking alcohol). Methanol is however far more toxic than ethanol.
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