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Old 03-01-2008, 06:20 PM   #1
Aug 2007
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Used a bottle of Fat Tire Yeast I've been saving. Fermented at 70 ambient. I'm wondering how phenolic this beer will be. Also, what compound is made for the phenolic (clove) flavor?

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Old 03-03-2008, 06:54 PM   #2
Dec 2006
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4-vinyl guaiacol (2-methoxy-4-vinyl phenol) causes the clove-like flavors and aromas.

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