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Thursday, July 23, 2009
What is Proof?
Proof is the measurement of how much alcohol is contained in a spirit. In the United States, proof is measured in terms of alcohol by volume (ABV) and is determined by doubling the percentage of the alcohol contained in the bottle. For example, if a spirit is 40% alcohol, than it is 80-proof.
So what is the purpose of proof and how did it come to be? Read More...