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What is a malt liquor beer?
Malt liquor is beer with more alcohol than the 3.5-4% ABV adjunct lagers that were standard in the US through the first half of the 20th century. It鈥檚 about 20% stronger than regular beer (between 4.5% and 8.5% ABV during its heyday, though now you can find double-digit malt liquor).
Is malt liquor stronger than spirits?
Many malt liquor brands have a high alcohol content but they鈥檙e nowhere near as strong as spirits. Boiled like beer and fermented with yeast, they鈥檙e spiritually much closer to the light lager beer style.
How is malt liquor made?
Malt liquor is made by fermenting grain and sugars over a number of weeks until the yeast has converted most of the sugar to alcohol. This beverage does have gluten from barley and should be avoided by people with extreme sensitivities, particularly if they have been diagnosed with celiac disease. Brewing malt liquor…
What are the best malt liquor brands?
Let鈥檚 have a look at the best malt liquor brands that are available for you to choose from. JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst) The second thing that comes to mind when you hear the word 鈥榤alt鈥?is malt whiskey. You might be well aware of some popular brands such as Jack Daniel鈥檚, Bushmills Original, Glenfiddich, Templeton Rye, and Crown Royal.