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How to Remove Beer and Liquor Stains From Clothes

What's a party without a few liquor or beer stains? Learn how to remove beer and liquor stains from clothes like hennessy and other alcoholic beverage stains.

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Laundry

One
Blot
If you can still see straight, promptly blot away excess liquid.

Two
Rinse
Rinse stain with cold water from the back of the garment.

Three
Pre-Treat
No more pre-drinks. Instead, pre-treat with Clorox® Bleach Pen Gel for whites.

Four
Wash
Wash on the hottest recommended setting with detergent and Clorox® Regular Bleach2 with CLOROMAX® for whites.

Don't Avoid using natural bar soap to remove liquor stains, as this could cause the stain to set.

Surfaces

One
Remove
Remove excess liquor off surface.
Two
Spray
To clean and disinfect: Spray Clorox® Clean-Up® Cleaner + Bleach 4–6 inches from surface until thoroughly wet. Wait 30 seconds.
Three
Rinse
Rinse or wipe clean.