Freshly Cut Grass Beer Flavour Standards
Importance of the GMP Freshly Cut Grass Beer Flavour Standard
Freshly Cut Grass is a desirable character of some beers. Off-flavour at high concentrations.
Origins of flavour
Several types of compounds impart freshly cut grass flavours to beer. Their presence is influenced by wort boiling practice and hop variety.
cis-3-Hexenol is representative of compounds that impart freshly cut grass flavours to beers. It is not the sole cause.