Phenylethyl acetate is the ester resulting from the condensation of acetic acid and phenethyl alcohol.
Like many esters, Phenylethyl acetate is found in a range of fruits and biological products. It is a colorless liquid with a rose and honey scent and a raspberry-like taste
Phenylethyl acetate naturally occurs in: Melon, pineapple, grape, brandy, Arctic bramble, olives, and lettuce.
P.E acetate is a volatile flavor compound reported to be found in Malaysian cocoa beans, cheddar cheese, wine, brandy, and other grape-derived alcoholic beverages.
Phenylethyl acetate is registered 2857on FEMAGRAS
📝 Odor Type: Floral rosy, honey
📊 Odor Strength: Medium, something like 16h pure tenacity.
👃 Odor Profile: very sweet, rosy-fruity, honey-like odor of moderate to poor tenacity. The fruity notes are mostly peachy with a pleasant Leafy-green tonality, the rosy notes very sweet, almost towards Gardenia. Variations in the odor of this material will naturally follow the pattern of the parent alcohol in which sharper, more pungent notes are typical of the commercial grades, while warm, deep-rosy notes with balsamic softness are typical of the highly refined grades. Floral Rose Green, honey facet, Cacao undertone, sweet warm Christmas candle, sweet green.
👅 Flavor Profile: Sweet, honey, floral, rosy with a slight green nectar fruity body and mouthfeel. Delicate rose, fruity and honey notes, P.e acetate maintains the typical rose notes of Phenylethanol with a more intense honey profile which is perfect for fruit and alcoholic drink applications. Taste description at 5.00 – 10.00 ppm.
The taste at concentrations below 10 ppm is sweet, fruity-honey-like, remotely Raspberry-like, but at higher levels rather “perfumey” not quite attractive. ··· @fulviomisi #perfumer ···