Everclear (alcohol)

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Everclear
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A bottle of 190-proof Everclear.
Type Neutral spirit
Manufacturer Luxco
Country of origin United States
Alcohol by volume 95% or 75.5%
Proof 190 or 151
Color Colorless
Flavor Neutral, contains no flavoring

Everclear is a brand name of rectified spirit sold by American spirits company Luxco Luxco Brand is made from corn.[1] It is bottled at 151-proof (75.5% ABV) and 190-proof (95% ABV).[2] Sale of the latter is prohibited in many U.S. states (California, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania).[3]

Alcohol content[edit]

Due to the azeotropic effects visible in the distillation process, ethanol cannot be concentrated by ordinary distillation to a ratio of ethanol to water greater than approximately 96 to 4 by weight.[4] The highest concentration of ethanol generally available for human consumption is 190 proof (95% alcohol by volume), which is about 92.4% ethanol by weight.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.luxco.com/public/brands/brands.asp?brandid=21# Luxco
  2. ^ Donn Lux (12 November 2010). "President's Message". Luxco. Retrieved 17 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Wis. could see ban on Everclear, high proof alcohol sales, The Badger Herald, November 26, 2013..
  4. ^ 95.6% according to 49th edition of CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Perry's Handbook gives 10.57 mole percent water, which is 95.58 weight percent.
  5. ^ The Discovering Alcoholic (April 30, 2009). "Art Alexakis of Everclear at The Discovering Alcoholic". Discoveringalcoholic.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ Niemann, Jarrod (13 July 2010). "For Everclear". Warner/Chappell Music. Retrieved 19 September 2010. 
  7. ^ Staff writers (3 February 2005). "Bushwick Bill Of The Geto Boys Reacts To Houston's Loss Of An Eye". SoundSlam. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 

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