Gem Clear

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Gem Clear
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Type Neutral grain spirit
Manufacturer Quality Control Distilling Co.
Country of origin United States
Alcohol by volume 95%
Proof 190
Color Colorless

Gem Clear is a brand of neutral grain spirit that is available at 95% alcohol by volume (190 proof), in contrast to hard liquors such as rum and vodka, which typically contain 40%–60% ABV (80–120 proof).

Since 95.6% alcohol and 4.4% water form an azeotrope (meaning that simple distillation cannot remove any of the remaining water), 191-proof spirits are the maximum proof that is available from the distilled beverage industry. Because Gem Clear is a neutral grain spirit, it is relatively low in congeners.

Gem Clear is bottled by the Quality Control Distilling Co. in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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