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geosmin

Geosmin

BEER

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SKU: BE-23333-91-7 Categories: , Tag:

Product Description

Geosmin, like sugar beets or damp soil”

Certified beer flavour standard used to train professional beer tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of geosmin character.

Geosmin is one of several compounds that impart an earthy note to beer. The flavour arises as a taint due to contamination of water.

Food grade | Free from sensory impurities | Extensively tested | Safe to smell and taste.

IMPORTANCE

Geosmin is a taint in beer. It is associated with a moderate degree of consumer rejection. Geosmin is described by consumers as ‘dirty’ or ‘contaminated’.

ORIGINS

Geosmin is imparted through use of contaminated brewing liquor, rinse liquor or dilution liquor. The source of the taint is usually growth of microorganisms in the water supply.

HOW TO TASTE

The best way to detect earthy flavours from geosmin in beer is as follows. Without covering the glass, swirl the beer to release the aroma. Take a single short sniff. Repeat as necessary.

CAS NUMBER

The CAS registry number of geosmin is 23333-91-7.

Additional Information

Weight 0.06 kg
Dimensions 0.85 × 0.85 × 0.35 cm
process

ingredients, processing

flavour

off-flavour, taint

chemical

alcohols, others

capsules per pot

10 capsules, 6 capsules

sector

beer

kit format

full pots of capsules

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