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Table 2 Summary of the mean concentrations of methanol and ethanol in the analyzed alcoholic drinks

From: Determination of methanol and ethanol concentrations in local and foreign alcoholic drinks and food products (Banku, Ga kenkey, Fante kenkey and Hausa koko) in Ghana

Drinking spot Location Alcohol type Origin Code Methanol (%vol) Ethanol (%vol)
Maxi spot Mafi Asiekpe Spirit Local S2 37
Home Osu-Nyaneba Est. Wine Foreign S3 0.009 12
Home Osu- Nyaneba Est. Whisky/spirit Foreign S4 0.007 40
Home Osu- Nyaneba Est. Wine Foreign S5 0.007 17
Maxi spot Mafi Asiekpe Bitters/spirit Local S6   40
Distillation point Mafi Mankukope Akpeteshie/spirit Local S7 0.052 45
Maxi spot Mafi Asiekpe bitters/spirit Local S8 29
Maxi spot Mafi Asiekpe bitters/spirit, med. Alcohol Local S9 32
Home Osu-Nyaneba Est. Wine Foreign S10 0.003 8
Maxi spot Mafi Asiekpe dry gin/spirit Local S11 37
Desiadenyo spot Mafi Asiekpe Spirit Local S12 31
Desiadenyo spot Mafi Asiekpe spirit, med. Alcohol Local S13 37
Desiadenyo spot Mafi Asiekpe bitters/spirit Local S14 0.063 38
Maxi spot Mafi Asiekpe spirit, med. Alcohol Local S15 0.112 22
TOR Bush Canteen Tema-Accra Akpeteshie/spirit Local S16 36
Original Auntie BB Osu-Nyaneba Est. Akpeteshie/spirit Local S17 0.126 42
VYKISS spot Osu-Ako-Adjei spirit, med. Alcohol Local S18 0.142 43
Auntie Afi’s Enterprise Osu-Ako-Adjei Akpeteshie/spirit Local S19 0.141 39
Jomens Enterprise Osu-Ako-Adjei Akpeteshie/spirit Local S20 0.161 39
  1. Note that the brand names of these alcoholic beverages have been withheld for security reasons