(235 ILCS 5/1-3.02) (from Ch. 43, par. 95.02)
    Sec. 1-3.02. "Spirits" means any beverage which contains alcohol obtained by distillation, mixed with water or other substance in solution, and includes brandy, rum, whiskey, gin, or other spirituous liquors, and such liquors when rectified, blended or otherwise mixed with alcohol or other substances.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)