110 proof

110 proof

Extremely strong or potent. Its original sense refers to the alcohol content of liquor. This cleanser is 110 proof. If it can't get the stain out, nothing can.
See also: 110, proof
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Russell's Reserve - My favorite of the evening among the spirits tasted: a single barrel bourbon aged for 10 years; a drop of water releases the floral notes followed by sweet wood spices, baked vanilla cake, and caramel at 110 proof was smooth and round.
The lone surviving major Maryland-style rye, it's now available nationally in a sixyear-old, 110 proof iteration.
Variations on those two brands alone, have led to both Chartreuse Green 110 proof and the slightly sweeter Yellow 80 proof, which many enjoy mixed.
Hence, a spirit that is 90 proof is 45% alcohol, and a spirit that is 55% alcohol is 110 proof.
American whiskey is barreled at 105 to 110 proof, considerably lower than other spirits, but the proof level increases during aging.
The tequila comes off the still the second time at around 110 proof (55% alcohol) and is then cut with water to bring it down to bottle proof.