Lallemand Brewing

Intermediate Off-Flavor Sensory Kit

The Intermediate Off-Flavor Kit offers a total of 12 compounds that cover a variety of spoilage-related flavors as well as artifacts from other sources. Each vial allows for spiking 1 liter of beer.

Acetaldehyde– Green apple, cut grass
Acetic acid – Vinegar-like
Contamination – Sour & buttery
D.M.S. – Cooked corn, cooked vegetables
Diacetyl – Butter, butterscotch
Grainy – Husk-like, nut-like
Indole – Farm, barnyard
Isovaleric acid – Cheesy, old hops, sweaty socks
Light Struck – Skunky, toffee or coffee like
Metallic – Metal, tin-like, blood
Papery– Cardboard, oxidized
H2S¬†–¬†Sulphidic, Rotten Eggs