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Sensory Analysis: Flavour Terminology and Reference Standards (Archived method)


This method describes an internationally accepted flavour terminology system for beer. It names and defines each of 122 separately identifiable flavour notes which can occur in beer. Approved flavour reference standards or procedures are provided for 27 terms and suggestions are given for 15 additional substances.

Descriptors: Flavour Wheel, description of the terminology system, compounds recommended for use as flavour reference standards.

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