where do I buy plain white vinegar NOT distilled white malt vinegar.

(19 Posts)
kansasmum Mon 04-Apr-16 15:04:04

I cannot find it. Sainsburys Asda and Tesco only have the White malt vinegar. Tried Wilkos but no joy. I want to make my own cleaner but can only find the bloody malt stuff!
Any ideas??

Grumpyoldblonde Mon 04-Apr-16 15:38:32

Amazon, search white vinegar for cleaning. Wonderful stuff!

OpenMe Mon 04-Apr-16 15:49:03

<whispers> why can't you use distilled white malt vinegar? I always do

Coconutty Mon 04-Apr-16 15:50:56

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

DragonboysMum Mon 04-Apr-16 15:50:58

Is it not the same thing?
I've always used the distilled stuff.

Grumpyoldblonde Mon 04-Apr-16 15:51:48

Oh I do too Openme 39p from Tesco. Actually does the no malt one not smell? I hate the smell of vinegar but love the cleaning effect (on glass in particular)

dementedpixie Mon 04-Apr-16 15:52:59

Just use the distilled white stuff, it does the same job

LIZS Mon 04-Apr-16 15:53:30

Wilko do a spray bottle

OpenMe Mon 04-Apr-16 15:54:05

Actually, there's no such thing as "vinegar" is there? It must be malt vinegar, cider vinegar, wine vinegar, rice vinegar mustn't it? What do you want your vinegar made from OP? I think Dragnboysmum must be right and it's the same thing?

bittapitta Mon 04-Apr-16 15:55:43

Wilko sell it in a spray bottle. Diy / hardware stores. Pound shops.

rewardformissingmojo Mon 04-Apr-16 15:56:01

I would like to know the answer too - DH loves vinegar to descale and clean stuff, but the smell!

VocationalGoat Mon 04-Apr-16 15:56:49

Surely this is what you want. Yes it's malt derived but it's distilled, clear...what is it that you're using it for?

VocationalGoat Mon 04-Apr-16 15:57:36

Oh dear, thought it was so nice, I posted twice.

Pipbin Mon 04-Apr-16 15:58:11

Wilkos do in in their cleaning section in a spray bottle.

OpenMe Mon 04-Apr-16 15:59:22

Sigh, I've been obliged to Google now and I'm going to stick with my 38p malt vinegar in a plant spray bottle rather than the "special" cleaning vinegar which I -bet-- is the same thing at £4.29 on Amazon shock

momb Mon 04-Apr-16 16:00:10

OP you found the right stuff. Distilled vinegar and white vinegar are synonymous.

kansasmum Mon 04-Apr-16 16:55:26

I thought malt vinegar was barley based and the white vinegar wasn't therefore stinks less. I read somewhere that malt vinegar can wreck the finish in taps etc but maybe it's a ploy to make me spend £££!!!
So the clear distilled malt vinegar will clean my glass and will the fish and chip shop smell soon dissipate?!!!

momb Tue 05-Apr-16 09:39:52

yes and yes smile

Pipbin Wed 06-Apr-16 12:04:53

I use the stuff that Wilkos sell in a spray bottle. The smell goes in a few moments.

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