Table of organic compounds and their smells

Ever pop the top on a bottle of homebrew and catch a whiff of something familiar? With this handy chart you may just be able to pinpoint that aroma based on the organic compound that causes it. Let’s just hope you never end up with a Hexanoic Acid smell in your brew.

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As an added bonus, here is a chart that shows some of the common esters in homebrew!

 

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