Culinary Solvent is pure food grade ethanol designed for recipes, processes, or environments intended for internal human consumption or external topical application. Non-denatured alcohol, zero additives, a food safe product.
Why choose Culinary Solvent 190 Proof Food Grade Ethanol?
Culinary Solvent is 1.) Safe 2.) Proven 3.) Natural
Move over swiss army knife, Culinary Solvent is the new super-tool for the kitchen, laboratory, workshop, or nursery. Checkout the tab of suggested uses to see all of the different ways people just like you use Culinary Solvent.
Is Culinary Solvent 190 Proof the same as Everclear 190 proof?
Both Culinary Solvent and Everclear 190 proof are food grade ethanol products, but the similarities end there. Can you even buy Everclear in units larger than 1.75L? 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?
- 190 Proof Food Grade Ethanol.
- 95% ethyl alcohol distilled from 100% corn.
- Contains 0% Methanol.
- Contains 5% water.
- Federal Excise Tax is included. No surprise charges at checkout.
- Packaged and sold in multiples of 5 gallon jugs. (Example: 55 gallons = 11x 5 gallon jugs).
- Bulk ethanol also available packed in drums for the same price.
- Jug Dimensions: 11.5" Diameter, 14.5" Tall, Weight: 33 lbs.
- Jug is constructed from HDPE and is BPA free.
- Opening measures 3", cap has 3/4" NPT threaded port in center for leak proof attachment of accessories or spouts.
Free Spout and Extra Cap Included with Purchase.
Free spout and extra cap with every purchase of 5 gallons of Culinary Solvent, Limit 1 per order. The extra cap has been predrilled out, just connect and go for quick confident dispensing. Close and store your jug with original, non-drilled cap. More information on the free spout and cap. More tips and best practices for storage of Culinary Solvent.
Free Strap Wrench Included with Purchase.
Your 5 gallon jug cap is sealed to DOT specifications using a torque wrench at our distillery to guarantee a leak proof transport of your ethanol. We include a free adjustable strap wrench with your purchase to ensure that you can get into your jug without need for additional tools or steps. Read instructions on how to use your free strap wrench on our blog.
- Download 190 Proof Ethanol SDS.
- Request a Certificate of Analysis (COA)
- Strap-Wrench Instructions - How do I open my 5 gallon jugs?
- All orders shipped direct from the distillery in Brewer, Maine, USA.
- Orders shipped fast via FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, or LTL Freight Carrier. 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.
Additional Questions about buying Bulk Ethanol
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 bulk 200 proof food grade ethanol?
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.
Food Grade & Food Safe
Culinary Solvent is is pure food grade alcohol, containing zero additives. 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 matter, Culinary Solvent is the best choice for your next project.
- Herbal Tinctures of all varieties.
- Candy Making Applications (Hard Candy, Soft Candy, Gels, Shells, Coatings)
- Unlock Advanced Baking Applications.
- All Natural Flavor Extracts, individual or layered for one of a kind culinary creations.
- Create All Natural Food Colorings using real natural ingredients
- French Polishing and Natural "Food Safe" Wood Finishes for Luthiers
- The Ultimate Camper/Boater's Multi-Purpose Must-Have Item: Useful as an antiseptic, disinfectant, stove fuel.
- The safe, non-toxic alternative to denatured alcohols for Jeweler's, crafters, hobbyists, and professionals.
- Safe for use in kitchens, food service environments, nurseries, kennels, bathrooms, workshops, and laboratories.
- CDC recommended for killing germs and viruses.
Make Your Own Homemade Hand Sanitizer
The news seems filled with reports of hand sanitizer mixed improperly with toxic ingredients or mislabeled additives. Ethyl alcohol is the ultimate alcohol for making your own natural hand sanitizer, and Culinary Solvent's pure ethyl alcohol is the perfect ingredient when making your own homemade sanitizer. View our homemade hand sanitizer page for more information.
Make Your Own Surface Disinfectant Spray
Ethyl alcohol, like Culinary Solvent, is recommended by the CDC for killing germs and viruses on surfaces. Powerful to kill germs and viruses including COVID, yet safe to use on many common surfaces including desktops, counter tops, doorknobs, access keypads, personal electronic devices and screens, the list goes on. Follow our recipe to dilute with water and extend the disinfecting spray for your dollar.
View our Disinfectant Spray Recipe page for more information.