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astringency

/astrin·gen·cy/ (ah-strin´jen-se) the quality of being astringent.
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However, wine aging implies a significant financial cost to each winery, so it is important to understand the timing, factors and mechanisms of astringency and color changes during bottle aging.
Their results indicate that it is the high acid concentration, and not the whey proteins directly, that causes astringency in whey protein beverages.
Very light body, mouthwatering long-lasting acid, no astringency, medium plus alcohol 13 percent throws very little heat, but offers a slight prickle on the lips.
It has in fact no astringency at all and there's also none of Black Tea's bitterness to the taste.
This year Terra Rossa's repeat 2-star winner Zesty Sumac Citrus Berry, is an essential ingredient in Arabic cooking and relished for its sourness and astringency.
It is effective for masking everything from the aftertaste of some high-intensity sweeteners to the astringency of some amino acids.
Our aromas are derived from pure essential oils that provide aromatherapy benefits for the mind and kill germs on the skin while altering the astringency of the soaps for different skin types," says Larry Plesent, founder and president of the Middlebury, Vt.
Astringency can be removed by treating the fruit with carbon dioxide or alcohol.
Breslin, Catherine Peyrot des Gachons, and colleagues now show that weakly astringent brews-in this case containing grape seed extract, a green tea ingredient, and aluminum sulfate-build in perceived astringency with repeated sipping.
Finally, the panel also take into account the quality of tannins, which can be a source of unpleasant astringency, or dry mouth.