What is Spirit Vinegar?
spirit vinegar is made from alcohol
Malt vinegar, white wine vinegar, white spirit vinegar. Spirit vinegar doesn't taste as good as any of the brewed vinegars. The closest substitute is probably white wine vinegar mixed with an equal quantity of apple juice. Failing that, mix apple juice with malt vinegar. Red wine vinegar would give a taste that you might not want.
The answer is: Most probably YES!!! Most types of vinegars and not only the spirit vinegar contain traces of alcohol. Vinegar is fermented from alcohol and some of the alcohol may remain in the resulting mixture. The amount of alcohol in vinegar is considered to be negligible and vinegars are not intoxicants. If you were to drink/eat vinegar, you should be more worried about the acid and not the alcohol.
Distilled white vinegar is the type of vinegar you'll want to use for cleaning and laundry. Toward the end of this article, I'll also share Garrett's recipe for a non-toxic weed killer formula, which calls for white vinegar. Vinegar and water makes an excellent window cleaner, for example, and vinegar combined with hydrogen peroxide works exceptionally well as both a disinfectant and sanitizer.
I recently made an enquiry to Heinz regarding their tomato ketchup and this was their response: Dear Raja Thank you for your recent communication regarding spirit vinegar and alcohol used in our products. Spirit vinegar is made by the fermentation of diluted distilled alcohol. The alcohol is made from either barley or other grain. The alcohol is then fermented to form acetic acid and this is called spirit vinegar. Whilst virtually all of the alcohol…
The mass noun, vinegar, is expressed as a pint of vinegar, a liter of vinegar, a bottle of vinegar, a cup of vinegar, etc. The plural form of a mass noun is reserved for 'types of' or 'kinds of' such as, "Their selection of vinegars includes cider vinegar, red wine vinegar, white wine vinegar, and rice wine vinegar."
Oh goodness, I don't think I would do that if I were you. Vinegar is very important in the pickling process, its critical. Vinegar determines the pH of the pickling solution, the relative acidity of which affects whether bacteria in the food and solution are killed, affect the fermentation process, and the ultimate taste. You could well do all that work and end up with something that doesn't taste good, or worse, that could be…
The ingredients of a traditional bottle of Worcestershire sauce sold in the UK as "The Original & Genuine Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce" are malt vinegar (from barley), spirit vinegar, molasses, sugar, salt, anchovies, tamarind extract, onions, garlic, spice, and flavouring. The "spice" and "flavouring" is believed to include cloves, soy sauce, lemons, pickles and peppers. Notes from the 1800s were found by company accountant Brian Keogh dumped in a skip, which he rescued. The…
This will depend on the type of vinegar. White vinegar is a distilled alcohol, but vinegar can be made out of many different things. The brown vinegar that the British put on chips (fries) is Malt vinegar. Wine vinegar is a common salad dressing, balsamic vinegar is made of grapes. The word vinegar has it's origins in the French, Vin aigre, which means old wine.