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Offline jbthomas69

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Oskar Blues ...
« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2013, 03:18:52 pm »
Ive heard Summit described as sweaty foot and garlic and ive heard it described as citrusy. I wonder if there is a human genetic link to the difference. Cilantro has the same effect on some people

Offline MDixon

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Re: Oskar Blues ...
« Reply #31 on: May 11, 2013, 06:17:54 am »
If there was a genetic link I would think people who hated it when first released (me) and now don't find the onions and garlic to be present would still perceive those characteristics at some level.

Much of tasting is memory. If someone gave you a fruit you had never had before you would say it tastes similar to something else. It could be those who did not find garlic and onions had a different taste memory.
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