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Prevention of Coronavirus Disease


 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention USA recently recommended that everyone washes and sanitizes their hands thoroughly to prevent themselves from getting infected by the virus. As the CDC had mentioned the antiseptics are only effective if they contain at least 60% of alcohol. From that point on the sales of antiseptics, gloves, masks, and anti-bacterial sprays have gone up by 800%.

Due to the rapid sales of all anti-bacterial products and the lack thereof, people began to stock up on hard liquor and using it as an antiseptic.

Alcohol-based-disinfectants

Alcohol-based disinfectants are also effective


 

  • To disinfect:
    The most common EPA-registered household disinfectants will work. Use disinfectants appropriate for the surface.
  • Options include:
    Diluting your household bleach.
  • To make a bleach solution, mix:
    5 tablespoons (1/3rd cup) bleach per gallon of water
    OR
    4 teaspoons bleach per quart of water
    Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application and proper ventilation. Check to ensure the product is not past its expiration date. Never mix household bleach with ammonia or any other cleanser. Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted.

Alcohol Solutions


 

Ensure the solution has at least 60-70% alcohol. Other common EPA-registered household disinfectants.
Products with EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens external icon claims are expected to be effective against COVID-19 based on data for harder to kill viruses. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for all cleaning and disinfection products (e.g., concentration, application method and contact time, etc.).[1]

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List of all Hard Liquors

Here’s a list of all hard liquors (exceeding 60% of alcohol) that could be used as an antiseptic to prevent yourself from getting infected by the coronavirus.

Whiskey (exceeding 60% of alcohol)

Glendronach Cask Strength 
Batch 8
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 61%
$65.95

Glenlivet 2004 
14 Year Old Connoisseurs Choice
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & MacPhail
70cl / 64%
$104.72

Octomore 10.3 
6 Year Old Islay Barley
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 61.3%
$180.20

Deanston 2008
11 Year Old Sherry Cask Signatory for TWE
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
70cl / 66.6%
$84

Ledaig 2011
7 Year Old Bordeaux Cask Signatory for TWE
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
70cl / 60.4%
$68

Dornoch New Make Single Malt Spirit
Thompson Bros
Single Malt New Make Spirit
Distillery Bottling
20cl / 60%
$16

Miltonduff 2007
11 Year Old Adelphi
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
70cl / 61.2%
$82

Glenallachie 2005
13 Year Old Marsala finish Lady of the Glen
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Lady of the Glen
70cl / 65.1%
$100 

Stroh '80' Austrian Rum
50cl / 80%
$31

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Anniversary
Blended Scotch Whisky
70cl / 60.5%
$2,881

Paul John Single Cask 4611
UK Exclusive
Indian Single Malt Whisky
70cl / 60%
$120

Octomore 10.4
3 Year Old
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 63.5%
$163 

Teaninich 2009
Bot.2019 Rest & Be Thankful
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
70cl / 60.4%
$67

Talisker 1981
20 Year Old Sherry Cask
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 62%
$2,357

Ledaig 2007
10 Year Old Peaty Artist #9 SIG for LMDW
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
70cl / 60.8%
$146

Spey Fumare Cask Strength Batch 2
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 60.4%
$62

Glenlivet Nadurra Oloroso
Batch OL0818
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 60.2%
$59

Aberlour A'Bunadh
Batch 63
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 61%
$84 

Glenallachie 2007
12 Year Old Madeira Cask
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 60.8%
$99

Glenlivet 2007
12 Year Old Sherry Cask Daily Dram
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Nectar
70cl / 66.2%
$125

Rum (exceeding 60% of alcohol)

SVM 14 Ans EMB Blend Tropical Continental Plummer
Velier
Single Traditional Pot Rum
70cl / 64.8%
$136

SVM 14 Ans EMB Blend Tropical Ageing Plummer
Velier
Single Traditional Pot Rum
70cl / 69.7%
$157

SVM 11 Ans MMW Blend Continental Ageing Wedderburn
Velier
Single Traditional Pot Rum
70cl / 63.9%
$126

SVM 11 Ans MMW Blend Tropical Ageing Wedderburn
Velier
Single Traditional Pot Rum
70cl / 69.1%
$141

Long Pond 2007 TECA
Jamaican Stills
Single Traditional Pot Rum
70cl / 63%
$152

Monymusk 2010 MBS
Habitation Velier
Single Traditional Pot Rum
Velier
70cl / 62%
$115 

Caroni 1996
23 Year Old Tasting Gang Full Proof
Single Traditional Column Rum
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 63.5%
$388

The Last Caroni 1996
23 Year Old Full Proof
Single Traditional Column Rum
Distillery Bottling
70cl / 61.9%
$408

Grapefruit Grenade Overproof Spiced Rum
Rock Star
50cl / 65%
$36

Jamaica 2008
Single Barrel Selection
Blended Traditionalist Rum
World Class Spirits
70cl / 62.9%
$102

Trinidad 2003
15 Year Old Asta Morris
Single Modernist Rum
Asta Morris
70cl / 63.4%
$91

Guyana Diamond 2004
14 Year Old Asta Morris
Single Traditional Column Rum
Asta Morris
70cl / 60.5%
$100

Savanna 2012
6 Year Old Indian Ocean Stills Velier
Single Traditional Column Rum
Velier
70cl / 61%
$99

Long Pond TECA 2005
14 Year Old Habitation Velier
Single Traditional Pot Rum
Velier
70cl / 62%
$167

Monymusk EMB 2010
9 Year Old Habitation Velier
Single Traditional Pot Rum
Velier
70cl / 62%
$115

Damoiseau 1995 Rum
Single Traditional Column Rum
70cl / 66.9%
$82

Damoiseau 2009 Rum
Single Traditional Column Rum
70cl / 66.9%
$93

Trinidad T.D.L
16 Year Old Compagnie des Indes
Single Modernist Rum
Compagnie des Indes
70cl / 63.5%
$122

Dominican Republic A.F.D
8 Year Old Compagnie des Indes
Single Modernist Rum
Compagnie des Indes
70cl / 62.1%
$76

Neisson L'Esprit Blanc Rum
Single Traditional Column Rum
70cl / 70%
$67

Spirytus Duch Puszczy

Spiritus

Half Litre
50cl / 95%
$33

A rectified spirit from Poland bottled at the extreme ABV of 95%. This is often used as a base for liqueurs and other infusions, and we highly recommend that it is never drunk neat.

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Please note

  • This is a high-strength product and we recommend not drinking it neat – please enjoy this diluted or with a mixer of your choice.