For 1890-April, 1906, 94% Proof; For May, 1906-1939, 95% Proof. For 1890-1912, Quotations Are From First Of Month. For 1913-1916, First Saturday Of Month. For 1917-1939, Average Of One Day A Week Quotation. No Quotation For May-August, 1920. Revised December, 1934 And Following Issues Of Monthly Bulletins. Source: Bls Bulletins And Wholesale Prices; Oil, Paint, And Drug Reporter
This NBER data series m04177 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04177
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Ethyl Alcohol, Grain for New York [M04177US000NYM054NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04177US000NYM054NNBR/, November 25, 2015.