sucralose

8.5 mg per capsule

Sweet, like sugar”

Certified beer flavour standard used to train professional beer tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of sweet character. Sweet taste, one of the five basic tastes, is contributed to beer by sugars. Sweetness is a key differentiator of beer styles. It is a signature flavour character in sweet stouts. Sucralose is used in this flavour standard to mimic the taste of natural beer sugars.

Food grade | free from sensory impurities | extensively tested | safe to smell and taste.

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Flavour standard information

Technical specification

Assessment
The best way to assess sweet taste in beer is as follows. Take a little beer into your mouth. Move it around with your tongue for a few seconds then swallow it.
Amount of flavour per capsule
8.5 mg per capsule
Threshold
The flavour threshold of sucralose in beer is 2.6 mg / l.
Origins
Sweet taste is contributed to beer by sugars, such as glucose, maltose and maltotriose, which most yeasts remove. Less attenuative yeasts leave some behind.
Confusions
  • Not yet known
Importance
One of the five basic tastes found in beer and a differentiator of beer styles and products. Sweetness is a key flavour character in primed lagers and ales. It s a signature flavour character in Sweet stout.
CAS registry number
The CAS registry number for sucralose is 56038-13-2.
Other names
  • 1,6-dichloro-1,6-dideoxy-β-D-fructofuranosyl-4-chloro-4-deoxy-α-D-galactopyranoside
  • 1',4,6'-trichlorogalactosucrose
  • trichlorosucrose
  • 4,1',6'-trichloro-4,1',6'-trideoxygalactosucrose
Remarks
Sucralose is used in this flavour standard to mimic the taste of natural beer sugars. Sucralose is not usually found in beer, except in unusual circumstance, when it may be used as an artificial sweetner in flavoured beers.
Threshold distribution
Graph
Capsules per pot
10
Legal notices
This product is protected by the following trade marks and patents:
  • US Patent no. D679900
  • European Community Trade Mark
    Registration no. 009937574
  • European Community Trade Mark
    Registration no. 009856527
  • US Trade Mark Registration no. 4345057
  • US Trade Mark Registration no. 4345056
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