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I have recently moved from Sweden to Canada. In Sweden, I always bought ethanol for my trangia ethanol stove at petrol stations. Where can I buy such ethanol in Canada? Is it sold at petrol stations, or will I need to visit more speciality stores? What is the colloquial name?

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I think you will find some at canadian tire (canadiantire.ca). –  Amine Apr 18 at 11:53
    
Canada is a large country, and store inventories can vary greatly. I suggest a reworking of your question to help get some answers. And by the way, Everclear is 100% ethanol, which can be purchased at liquor stores. Denatured alcohol is ethanol with some additives so that it can't be ingested, and can be purchased at most hardware and home improvement stores. –  manoftheson Apr 21 at 8:10
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MEC sell Methyl Alcohol $4.95+tax for 1 litre Weight: 852g mec.ca/product/1507-052/recochem-1l-methyl-hydrate-stove-fuel/… –  Mapperz Apr 22 at 17:46

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I did find ethanol at Canadian Tire (in downtown Toronto).

However, they only had a large bottle (almost 4L), so it's not suitable if one is already on their way; you should still get a smaller bottle and find a place to store the larger container.

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