An objectionable flavor commonly referred to as metallic is sometimes noted in butter and other dairy products. The name applied to it indicates that it suggests the presence of absorbed metals. A characteristic odor ordinarily accompanies the flavor and the abnormal condition can ordinarily be detected by the odor almost as well as by the flavor.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Baker, M. P. and Hammer, B. W.
"The Development of Metallic Flavor in Buttermilk,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 32(1), 55-58.
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