Because there are more than enough reasons to not drink Fireball. At 66 proof, Fireball has 20 percent less alcohol than a true whiskey, which typically clocks in at somewhere between 86 and 100 proof. No one orders a single shot of Fireball because it's cheap and weak and apparently people like to torture themselves. Hate to break it to you, Fireball, but no good story ever started with "Well, we were drinking Fireball..."This content is imported from Twitter. It used to contain a chemical used in anti-freeze.