“Skatole, like animal faeces”
Certified cider flavour standard used to train professional cider tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of skatole character. Skatole arises in cider through use of improperly cleaned or stored apples or as a result of poor hygiene standards in the fermentation process.This compound imparts an unpleasant, somewhat nauseating, faecal note to cider. It may contribute to flavour complexity when present at low levels.
Food grade | free from sensory impurities | extensively tested | safe to smell and taste.