Also known as cogeners, these are a by-product of ethanol formation during fermentation and are a mixture of higher (molecular weight) alcohols. In addition, there are present large numbers of aliphatic esters, believed to be of considerable importance to grape brandy and spirit flavour.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period n/a
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, fruity, woody, alcoholic
Common Applications coffee, grape, brandy, cider, whiskey
Appearance Colourless to pale yellow liquid
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.3900 - 1.4200
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.803 - 0.848
Flash Point ℃ 33°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.