Cocoroco

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"Cocoroco" is the colloquial term for an alcoholic beverage from Bolivia notable for its extremely high alcohol content by volume, 96%.[citation needed] Cocoroco is sold as "potable alcohol", most often in tin cans. Like rum, cocoroco is made out of sugar cane.[1] Unlawful trade of cocoroco and coca leaves occurs across the Altiplano among Aymara communities living in Chile and Bolivia.[1] Cocoroco is illegal in some neighboring countries such as Chile where all alcoholic drinks with over 55% alcohol content by volume are illegal.[citation needed]

Notable brands of cocoroco include Caiman and Ceibo.

See also[edit]

  • Cachaça, a typical Brazilian alcoholic beverage
  • Fernet, a typical Italian and Argentine alcoholic beverage
  • Pisco, a typical Chilean/Peruvian alcoholic beverage
  • Rectified spirit, a distilled alcoholic solution that—like cocoroco—can reach an ABV of 96%
  • Singani, a typical Bolivian alcoholic beverage
  • Toxicity of alcohol

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