fusel oil

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a mixture of amyl alcohols and propanol and butanol formed from distillation of fermented liquors

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3) Hence, chaptilization can increase fusel alcohol concentration.
Alcohol is very clean, no fusel alcohols," said Dr.
We have known for a long time that fusel alcohols and their acetate esters are important components of a wine's sensory profile, and that their final concentrations are a function of the nitrogenous compounds in grape must, such as ammonia and primary amino acids (PAN), known collectively as yeast-assimilable nitrogen (VAN).
Complete Beer Twin Test package includes: IBU, Color, Alcohol by Volume, Density, Real & Apparent Extract, Real & Apparent Attenuation, pH, Calories, Total VDK (diacetyl precursor), optional add-ons include Total Esters & Fusel Alcohols, Dissolved Oxygen, Microbiological Assessment.
In the July 2005 issue of the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, scientists reported that a mixed culture of Saccharomyces and other native yeast can yield higher concentrations of esters, fusel alcohols and monoterpenoids than must inoculated with Saccharomyces cerevisiae alone.