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Why does Methylated spirits cost more than white vinegar if it's also made out of ethanol but with one less chemical reaction?
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>>7856575
because things cost is based on what you can get away charging for them, not what they cost to produce.

vinegars food, nobody is going to spend a lot on basic food ingredient.

methylated spirits is a chemically sounding high tech liquid probably used by science or some shit. Its gonna be pricey
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Product prices are dependent on how much the consumer believes its worth. The only people who don't believe that is the consumer.
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>>7856594
>>7856609
If you buy acetic acid in bulk it will be as cheap as methylated spirits, so it's more of an economy of scale issue however you are right in that plebs should wise up and buy concentrated acetic acid and water it down to what they need because it's the same fucking thing but 1000x cheaper than store vinegar.
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>>7856575
Vinegar is largely produced in natural ways, by allowing fermented drinks to enter a second stage of fermentation. Basically you can just wait around and vinegar makes itself.
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welcome to capitalism
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>>7856626
so vodka will eventually turn into vinegar? how long do you need to wait? remember, time is money.
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>>7856575
taxes
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>>7856656
>methylated spirit
>taxed
It only gets the alcohol tax if it is drinkable. methylated spirits are not.
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>>7856639
Vodka is a distilled drink, not a fermented drink.
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>>7856862
it's fermented potato you noob
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>>7856881
Most vodka is made from grains you silly lad.
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>>7856897
lol
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Vinegar is a dilute solution of acetic acid. It's mostly water.
Methylated spirits are nearly pure ethanol.
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