When I spike, you will get quite enthused,
For great strength, I am often abused,
I am quintessentially male...
The next line might derail:
With Hashish amiga, my name's all confused.
Who or what am I?
Note that the fourth line is simply referring to the fact that the fifth line is the hardest, and the key to the whole puzzle.
Hint: I've left off a tag that is appropriate to this question, intentionally. - updated now that the puzzle has been available for a few more days.