• How Everclear Became the King of Grain Alcohol

    5 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Every day, tankers of ethanol leave the giant factories that make it in the U.S., companies with names like Golden Triangle Energy, Ultra Pure, GPC, and MGP. They head to medical facilities, cleaning supply companies, cosmetics manufacturers, and spirits producers such as Luxco. There, the longtime, St. Louis-based distillery puts the alcohol into bottles with brand names such as Golden Grain, Crystal Clear, and, most famously, Everclear.
    “You know 190-proof Everclear by reputation,” is the lead of The New York Times's recent article on the product, one of the rare stories ever written...
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