“Earthy-green pepper, like green pepper or chillies”
Certified water flavour standard used to train professional tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of earthy character.
2-Isobutyl-3-methoxypyrazine is formed by Actinobacteria in lakes, reservoirs and water distribution systems. It is a potent off-flavour with a very low flavour threshold. The compound imparts an unpleasant earthy note, reminiscent of green peppers.
Food grade | Free from sensory impurities | Extensively tested | Safe to smell and taste.