[n] - a mixture of amyl alcohols and propanol and butanol formed from distillation of fermented liquors
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<chemistry> A hot, acrid, oily liquid, accompanying many alcoholic liquors (as potato whisky, corn whisky, etc), as an undesirable ingredient, and consisting of several of the higher alcohols and compound ethers, but particularly of amyl alcohol; hence, specifically applied to amyl alcohol. .....
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• A hot, acrid, oily liquid, accompanying many alcoholic liquors (as potato whisky, corn whisky, etc.), as an undesirable ingredient, and consisting of several of the higher alcohols and compound ethers, but particularly of amyl alcohol; hence, specifically applied to amyl alcohol.
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a mixture of volatile, oily liquids produced in small amounts during alcoholic fermentation. A typical fusel oil contains 60–70 percent of amyl ... [1 related articles]
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fusel oil (fyOO'zul) , oily, colorless liquid with a disagreeable odor and taste. It is a mixture of alcohols (largely amyl alcohols) and fatty acids, formed during the alcoholic fermentation of organic materials. After imperfect distillation of these fermentation products it becomes an impurity...
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Fusel oil is the residue left after removing the ethyl alcohol from various liquors obtained by fermentation, potato spirit being the best source. Fusel oil consists principally of isoamyl and normal amyl alcohols, together with smaller amounts of butyl alcohol, and various aldehydes and esters. It ...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a mixture of side products of alcoholic fermentation; consists primarily of alcohols (amyl, propyl, isoamyl, and isobutyl alcohols).
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Liquid with a characteristic unpleasant smell, obtained as a by-product of the distillation of the product of any alcoholic fermentation, and used in paints, varnishes, essential oils, and plastics. It is a mixture of fatty acids, alcohols, and esters
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Not really an oil in the usual sense. Fusel oil is made up primarily of higher alcohols and is obtained by distillation of lees or wine into brandy. Much of the flavour of brandy can be identified as the higher alcohols and their esters, all of which are collectively known as fusel oil. Concentrated...
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A congener produced during fermentation.
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