Trigonelline


Trigonelline

Trigonelline is a bittering compound that is reduced as the roast gets progressively darker. Trigonelline is 100% soluble in water and therefore will end up in the cup. Trigonelline is probably the most significant constituent contributing to excessive bitterness.

See also: Aldehydes, Esters, Furans, Ketones, Phenols, Pyradines, Sucrose, Under-developed