Can you drink straight ethanol?
Fuel grade ethanol may contain dangerous impurities and should never be consumed. Ethanol (C2H6O), the alcohol in alcohol beverages, sometimes just called “alcohol.” … However, it is toxic to drink. Methanol (CH3OH), sometimes called “wood alcohol,” is highly toxic.
Is Ethanol 100 percent alcohol?
There is no 200-proof (100 percent ABV) grain alcohol for human consumption because of azeotropic effects during the distillation process. Fractional distillation can only concentrate ethanol at a ratio of 96 alcohol to 4 water, by weight.