How to Buy Food Grade Ethanol in Nevada

How to Buy Food Grade Ethanol in Nevada

Updated: December 2022 by Josh Hopkins

Shipping food grade ethanol to Nevada for personal use is easy and straightforward.

Visit the Culinary Solvent online storefront and select the food grade ethanol you wish to order.

Shipping food grade ethanol to your business in Nevada has additional requirements, follow these steps:

Steps to Buy Food Grade Ethanol as a Business in Nevada

Step 1 – Read and understand Nevada Industrial Alcohol Rules and Regulations. 

Step 2 – Obtain your Permissible Person’s Permit from the Nevada Department of Taxation. 

Step 3 – E-mail your permit to  Be sure the address on your permit matches the destination delivery address for your order.

Step 4 – Visit the Culinary Solvent online storefront and select the food grade ethanol products you wish to order.

Step 5 – Plan to receive your delivery.  Orders to Nevada ship requiring an adult signature at the time of delivery. Read more on receiving your ethanol delivery.


State Authority Information

Food grade ethanol is regulated by the Nevada Department of Taxation.

  • Mailing Address: 1550 E College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89706
  • Phone:  (775) 684-2126
  • General Website:


Nevada Rules Language:

Chapter 369 - Intoxicating Liquor: Licenses and Taxes:


​Nevada Regulations Specifically Referencing Food Grade Ethanol:

How long does it take to ship Ethanol to Nevada?

Transit time via FedEx Ground from our distillery in Maine to Nevada takes approximately 5 business days.  Depending on where you live, Saturday and Sunday's are sometimes counted as business days...  You will receive tracking updates directly from FedEx, including an update the day before expected delivery.


Orders are shipped using new, sustainably sourced materials.  Orders arrive in craft cardboard boxes for discrete and reliable transportation per DOT regulations for transporting ethanol. Learn more about shipping and recieving Culinary Solvent.

Orders placed by 9am EST Monday - Friday ship the same day.  Orders placed on Friday after 9am will ship the following Monday.  If Monday is a holiday, orders will process on the next available open business day.

At this time, expedited shipping options are not available for food grade ethanol.  To ensure the safe transport of ethanol, the Department of Transportation mandates that only ground carriers may be used.  This restriction on shipping food grade alcohol via air service unfortunately limits the transport time to certain locations in the US.

Yes, customers who wish to have thier orders ship without requiring a signature at delivery may complete a signature realse form before the order ships. Use this link to download the blank form and learn more.