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What is IMFL (Indian Made Foreign Liquor)? April 16, 2011

Posted by Gyaniz in Trivia.
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Truth: No Indian Made Foreign Liquor is made from grains unlike their foreign counterparts.

Indian Made Foreign Liquor, often abbreviated IMFL, is a term used to denote western-style hard liquors such as whisky, rum, vodka, etc., which are manufactured in India. It is used to differentiate them from indigenous recipes such as fenny, toddy, and arrack, which are collectively called country liquor.

A common characteristic of many IMFLs, distinct from spirits elsewhere in the world, is that irrespective of the final product the starting ingredient is a neutral spirit distilled from molasses, a byproduct of the sugar industry. For example, whereas a whisky in most countries would be distilled from grain, Indian whisky is made by adding whisky-like flavoring and coloring to neutral spirit obtained from molasses. The same applies to other IMFL spirits, like rum or vodka.

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1. Deepu - January 24, 2013

I went to know imfl liquor name ! Plz help me?

2. KM - June 5, 2013

Teachers, Highland queen, Something special, etc…


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