The percent alcohol content of a 40-ounce bottle of Hurricane Malt Liquor is 5.9 percent alcohol by volume (ABV). However, there is also Hurricane High Gravity Lager which is 8.1 percent ABV.
Hurricane is a type of malt liquor beverage, which is an alcoholic beverage generally above 5 percent ABV made from malted barley. Malt liquors are actually a type of beer with a higher alcohol content. Generally, these are high-alcohol beers or beer-derived mixes. Hurricane and Hurricane High Gravity are both brewed by Anheuser-Busch. Hurricane and Hurricane High Gravity are both considered to be full-bodied with a slightly sweet and slightly fruity taste.