An A – Z of beer flavour – Acetaldehyde

Granny Smith Apples






Acetaldehyde is an important beer flavour character. In this article we outline why it is important, how it is formed, and what has to be done in the brewery to control it.

Off-flavours and taints

Yuck






In an ideal world everyone would have enough to eat, a nice place to rest their head, good companions, and enough money for what they need in life. Beer would only contain the flavours that the brewer intended to be there. ‘Foreign… Read more