“Ethyl hexanoate, like artificial apple, or aniseed”
Certified cider flavour standard used to train professional cider tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of ethyl hexanoate character.
Ethyl hexanoate is produced by yeast during fermentation. It imparts an apple-like flavour to cider. The amount produced during fermentation depends on the yeast strain used and fermentation conditions.
Food grade | free from sensory impurities | extensively tested | safe to smell and taste.