fermenty


fermenty

A defect flavor, a fruit quality in a coffee that is excessively ripe, toward rotten. This often takes the form of vinegar-like aroma and flavor. Fermenty or vinegar flavors can result from high levels of acetic acid, whereas moderate levels lead to positive winey flavors.

See also: Acetic Acid, defect, Fermentation, fermented, Fruity, Vinegar, winey