Our Top High Proof Vodka Picks

Most vodka brands are bottled at 80 proof, but sometimes you need the extra oomph from a higher proof vodka. They come in handy if you’d like to infuse them with fruit (homemade Limoncello!) or want to boost your mixed drink. Try these top vodka picks all bottled at 100 proof or higher!
Sep 17, 2019
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    6 Finlandia 101
    This is a higher-proof version of Finlandia's standard vodka. It is distilled from six-row barley and uses glacial spring water to bring it to proof of 101 (50.5% ABV).
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    5 Belvedere Intense 100 Proof Vodka
    Like the standard Belvedere Vodka bottling, Belvedere Intense 100 Proof Vodka is distilled from 100% Polish Dankowskie rye. In this case, the vodka is only brought down to 100 proof rather than 80 proof. Sold in global travel retail outlets.
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    4 Absolut 100
    This is a higher proof version of the classic Absolut Vodka. The black bottle with silver lettering replaced Absolut Red in the late aughts to better differentiate between the classic bottle and the higher proof version. Absolut is produced in the town of Åhus in Sweden from locally-grown winter wheat. Absolut 100 is bottled at 50% ABV.
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    3 Svedka 100
    First introduced in 2015, this 100-proof vodka uses the same recipe for their standard vodka, but it's dialed up a notch, alcohol-wise. It is column-distilled from Swedish winter wheat. Bottled at 50% ABV.
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    2 Smirnoff Blue 100 Proof
    Made just like the classic Red No. 21 vodka, but bottled at higher proof. It is distilled via continuous distillation and made from grain. It is charcoal filtered and bottled at 50% ABV. It is known in some markets and travel retail as "Export Strength" or "No. 57 Export Strength".
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    1 Stolichnaya 100 Proof
    This is Stoli's 100 Proof bottling, also called Blue Label. This grain based (wheat and rye) vodka is distilled in Russia and bottled and brought to proof in Latvia. It is filtered through Russian birch charcoal and quartz sand.