Tjorts! SA’s iconic Mampoer makes world’s strongest drinks list

2017-03-13 16:32 - Louzel Lombard Steyn
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Hoenderkopsous. Die maricosuikerbekkie pronk op M&M se mampoerbottels. Foto: Leon Botha.


Cape Town - A deadly brew of fermented fruit, this iconic SA brew has been known to make grown men cry... We're talking about Mampoer, and if you've ever had a sip and still stood up straight - you must have been doing something wrong. 

So strong and renowned is this kettle brewed potion that is has made the list of the World's most intoxicating drinks. This comes as no surprise, though.

Mampoer typically packs a 50 to 80% alcohol punch, and often drunk as is - in one foul shot swoop. 

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A new infographic from Pokies.net.au honours this iconic SA drink, and also mentions the typical 'sport' associated with Mampoer in which participants spit kudu dropping to record distances... we truly are a unique country, hey - click here to see what we mean

If you're not too keen on spitting the kudu poop, why not opt for the official Mampoer ode before taking a sip of the lethal brew... 

Interested in the potions other countries have to offer? Here's a list of the World's Most Intoxicating drinks -  

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