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.
|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.