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Backcountry Kitchen The Backcountry Kitchen forum is for the discussion of food and cooking gear related topics for backpacking trips (e.g. menus, recipes, stoves, fuel...).


View Poll Results: Which alcohol fuel option do you most prefer?
HEET (Yellow Bottle) 7 41.18%
Grain Alcohol (Everclear) 3 17.65%
Air Brake Anti-Freeze 0 0%
Denatured Alcohol 5 29.41%
Gelled Alcohol 0 0%
Isopropyl Alcohol (e.g. 99%) 1 5.88%
Other (I'll explain in thread) 1 5.88%
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:51 PM
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ContainsImages Alcohol Fuel Preference

Which alcohol fuel do you prefer and why? Please participate in the included voting poll.



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Old 12-10-2013, 11:29 AM
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i've used denatured, i've used everclear, i've even used isopropyl(it was before i knew better).
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:51 PM
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Denatured is pretty easy to come by as is the yellow HEET. We used quite a bit of it in the White Mo NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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In my book, a good single malt Islay scotch is great fue... Oh, wait a minute, you meant alcohol NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I prefer grain alcohol (95%) for its potential versatility and its low toxicity (in co NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Thanks for the info on the Klean-Strip Green option. I hadn't heard about it before. I'll definite NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-13-2013, 09:26 PM
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My Dean Martin Dilemma

My fuel preference depends on two issues.
Is it Cheap and Is it Really Cheap.
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I have to go with grain Alcohol. The reasons are those that have already
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