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where can I buy 190 proof Everclear in Los Angeles?

sirahola Aug 2, 2009 12:06 AM

I want to buy a 1.75 liter bottle of 190 proof Everclear so I can have enough to make all my summer infusions/tinctures/cordials. I don't want to pay 15 dollars for shipping ( sams wines & spirits is out of their mind). Does anyone know where I can find a 1.75 Liter bottle of this stuff in LA/ LA County? Bevmo doesn't have it. Even 151 proof will do, but it has to be the 1.75 liter bottle.

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    rainey RE: sirahola Aug 23, 2009 07:49 PM

    You can get it at Bev Mo.

    I get it there for making nocino and limoncello.

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      hungrybrad RE: sirahola May 18, 2011 03:09 PM

      You can't get the 190 proof. It's illegal in California. 151 proof is as high as you can go in the Golden State.

      Your nearest option for the full-strength, nearly-ethanol version is Arizona.

      It's legal in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (not in Chicago), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

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        zin1953 RE: hungrybrad May 21, 2011 02:32 PM

        >>> You can't get the 190 proof. It's illegal in California <<<

        Yup! Unless they changed the law recently, it's always been illegal in California.

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          davis_sq_pro RE: hungrybrad May 24, 2011 12:22 PM

          And Massachusetts :-(

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