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Tech. Q. Master. Brew. Assoc. Am., Jan/Feb/March 1981, 26-30. English

The flavour contribution of sulphur compounds in hops.

Seaton, J.C., Suggett, A. and Moir, M.

Several new S containing hop oil components are reported. These include methyl and methylthiomethyl thiolesters, 3 alkylthiophenes and terpenoid methyl sulphides. Flavour thresholds in beer are given for some of these compounds as well as descriptions of the flavour they impart to beer.
Keywords: brewing flavour hops sulphur compound taste threshold value