Flavor Wheel

A term that probably refers to the SCAA Flavor Wheel, an analysis tool adapted from the wine industry. (Actually the Beer wheel came before the Wine wheel) Half of it is dedicated to chiefly negative, defective flavors, while the other is mainly positive aspects. The hierarchy of flavor and aroma origins it connotes is highly questionable, but it remains a useful (if limited) tool for assigning language to sensory experience.

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