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    30 proof

    Can we say if an alcoholic beverage contains 30 percent of alcohol that it's "30 proof"?

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    Re: 30 proof

    No. It`s more like 60 proof. There´s a comprehensive entry in Wikipedia under "alcohol proof."

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    Re: 30 proof

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    No. It`s more like 60 proof. There´s a comprehensive entry in Wikipedia under "alcohol proof."
    Does this mean that I can't use it to indicate the percentage of alcohol in a beverage?

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    Re: 30 proof

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    Does this mean that I can't use it to indicate the percentage of alcohol in a beverage?
    I've already tried it. Nothing pops up.

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    Re: 30 proof

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    I've already tried it. Nothing pops up.
    Sorry there was a glitch.

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    Re: 30 proof

    So you're all set now?

    Basically, double the percent of alcohol to get the proof.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: 30 proof

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    So you're all set now?

    Basically, double the percent of alcohol to get the proof.
    Thanks. Got it.

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