Which substance is the most bitter?

salicin
absinthe
denatonium benzoate
benzoic acid
De­na­to­ni­um, usually avail­able as de­na­to­ni­um benzoate and as de­na­to­ni­um sac­cha­ride, is the most bitter chemical compound known, with bit­ter­ness thresh­olds of 0.05 ppm for the benzoate and 0.01 ppm for the sac­cha­ride.

Answers distribution

salicin
absinthe
denatonium benzoate
benzoic acid
answers
flagFinland
0%
10%
90%
0%
10
flagthe United Arab Emirates
13%
13%
66%
6%
15
flagSweden
27%
0%
54%
18%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
4%
33%
50%
12%
24
flagFrance
7%
33%
48%
11%
27
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
28%
46%
16%
176
flagItaly
0%
33%
46%
20%
15
flagPoland
10%
28%
45%
14%
3573
flagthe United States
8%
25%
45%
20%
86
flagUnknown
8%
29%
45%
16%
84
flagUkraine
11%
33%
44%
11%
18
flagGermany
6%
40%
39%
13%
61
flagthe Netherlands
21%
36%
36%
5%
19
flagIndia
15%
11%
34%
38%
44
flagNorway
16%
33%
33%
16%
12
flagRussia
20%
10%
30%
40%
10

Gender

men41%
women41%
salicin
10%
12%
absinthe
30%
33%
denatonium benzoate
41%
41%
benzoic acid
17%
11%

Details

Author: Bartosz
Illustration: ohsoabnormal
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.