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5-Butyl-4-methyloxolan-2-one

By: John Wright
Posted: September 7, 2012, from the September 2012 issue of P&F magazine.

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One of the most interesting and positive components of the complex character of oak is 5-butyl-4-methyloxolan-2-one, commonly referred to as whiskey lactone. The character is a highly attractive melange of creamy, coconut and coumarinic notes. 

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