What are Methylated spirits?
Methylated spirit is
Ethyl alcohol is a good solvent, useful in a lab, and in industry as a solvent. Of course, pure ethyl alcohol, plus some water, and some cordial is an intoxicating drink, that usually attracts taxes and duties.
The solution is to denature the ethyl alcohol. Typically, some methyl alcohol would be added (maybe a few percent, hence the original alcohol is