What Is Fireball Whisky?


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Fireball Whisky is a popular Canadian whiskey-based liqueur with a prominent hot cinnamon flavor. Fireball Whisky was developed in Canada in the mid-1980s but didn't reach the worldwide popularity it enjoys today until about 2012. At 33 percent alcohol content, Fireball Whisky is most often consumed in straight shot form.

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What Is Fireball Whisky?
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Fireball Whisky is a cinnamon schnapps that tastes strikingly similar to the well-known Ferrara Candy product Atomic Fireball. Fireball Whisky was developed in the mid-1980s by Seagram's and now holds a spot as one of the most popular liquor brands in the United States, surpassing Jameson Irish Whiskey and Patron Tequila in sales in 2013.

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