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What kind of alcohol is 100 proof?

What kind of alcohol is 100 proof?

For example, if a whiskey is 50 percent alcohol by volume, it is a 100-proof whiskey.

What would drinking 100% alcohol do?

It is dangerous as 100% ethanol (commonly known as alcohol) kills biological cells by absorbing the water associated with them. Pure ethanol effectively dessicates cells as the equilibrium state of ethanol in the atmosphere is 95% ethanol and 5% water.