1 Quart - Perfumers Alcohol by Culinary Solvent™
1 Quart - Perfumers Alcohol by Culinary Solvent™
1 Quart - Perfumers Alcohol by Culinary Solvent™
1 Quart - Perfumers Alcohol by Culinary Solvent™

1 Quart - Perfumers Alcohol by Culinary Solvent™

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Culinary Solvent is 100% ethyl alcohol, trusted for ages by professionals to hobbyists for making safe natural perfumes or colognes.  A naturally crystal clear liquid, pure ethanol easily blends your favorite essential oils and fragrances into delicate or complex all natural essences. 

Pure non-denatured Ethyl Alcohol for perfumery recipes and fragrance compounding.  Non-denatured means no toxic additives, safe for your use directly on your skin and body.  

Pure "food grade" ethanol products, like Culinary Solvent's Perfumers Alcohol, are designed for recipes, processes, or environments intended for internal human consumption or external topical applicationSimply the best!

Also, try my Perfumers Alcohol made using 100% Certified Organic Non-GMO Corn.

Thanks for giving us a try! -Scott

Thanks from Scott at Culinary Solvent

The Natural & Sustainable Choice for Perfumers Alcohol

Natural and Sustainable Perfumers Alcohol from 100% Corn - Culinary Solvent

100% Ethyl Alcohol from 100% Corn.
Safe, Natural, Sustainable.

When it comes to raw material used to make alcohol for perfumers, there are many choices, and each is different..    Grape, Wheat, Cane alcohols may each provide their own character notes to the final perfume product.

We distill using a 100% corn recipe. Corn ethanol produces the most neutral character (read smell) profile available for perfumers seeking to start with a blank canvas for their own unique creation.  Learn more about perfumers alcohol on our blog

Finished homemade perfume in glass bottles - Culinary Solvent



  • 32 fluid ounces of 100% ethyl alcohol (ethanol).
  • Bottle in HDPE for leak-proof, safe transport via FedEx Ground
  • Contains 0% Water, (an Anhydrous Alcohol).
  • Distilled from 100% corn recipe.
  • Non-denatured. Contains 0% Methanol and no toxic additives.  Federal Excise Tax is included.  No surprise charges at checkout. 


Is Culinary Solvent the same as Everclear 190 proof?

Compare Everclear 190 Proof with Culinary Solvent pure food grade ethanol

Both Culinary Solvent and Everclear 190 proof are food grade ethanol products, but the similarities end there.  Can you even buy 200 proof Everclear?  Everclear is a registered trademark of Luxco, Inc and not affiliated with Culinary Solvent.   Read More: Culinary Solvent vs Everclear: What is the same? and What is different?






        Shipping FAQ
        • All orders shipped direct from the distillery in Brewer, Maine, USA.
        • Shipped fast via FedEx Home Delivery or FedEx Ground. Realtime tracking updates keep you posted up to delivery confirmation.
        • An adult over 21 must sign for delivery. Read more about the adult signature requirement at delivery.


        Can you ship Culinary Solvent to my State?

        • States we currently ship to:  Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Georgia, Louisiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania,, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wyoming, Virginia, Vermont
        • Currently not shipping to: Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, South Dakota, Tennessee.
        • Rules change all the time, contact us if your state is listed as currently not shipping and we will check on the current rules for your destination state. 


        Where we ship food grade ethanol map - Culinary Solvent

          Additional Questions about shipping perfumers alcohol

          Q: Can I pay extra at checkout for expedited shipping?

          A: Sorry, shipping ethanol in the US is restricted to ground transport only.  This restriction means faster transit options via air are not available when shipping ethanol.  Read more: Can I expedite shipping for even faster delivery? 

          Q:  What are my options if I'm not going to be home at time of delivery?

          A: Choose to have your order held at a nearby FedEx location for convenient pickup on your schedule.  Ordering items held at a FedEx location requires additional time and steps that are reflected in the option cost at checkout. Read more about holding packages at FedEx locations on our blog.

          Q: Does my state require a permit or license to buy perfumers alcohol?

          A: If you live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Kansas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, New York, Maryland, Minnesota, or Vermont, you may be required to obtain a permit before we can fulfill your order.  We've documented the permit process for each state in our shipping ethanol regulations blog. If your state has a permit requirement, search our site for your state's name to view a complete permit walkthrough.

          Additional Suggested Uses


          Culinary Solvent is "Food Grade" & "Food Safe"

          Culinary Solvent is nondenatured ethyl alcohol, containing zero additives, and uses a benzene-free process for dehydration to 200 proof ethanol.  That mean's Culinary Solvent is perfect for use in the kitchen, laboratory, workshop, or nursery. 

          Simply put: If quality is important, and non-toxic ingredients truly matter, then Culinary Solvent is the best choice for your next project.

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