View Single Post
  #2  
Old 06-05-2016, 11:55 PM
bibliophage bibliophage is online now
Charter Member
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Maine
Posts: 10,153
Supertasters have an much greater aversion to a range of bitter foods, and in some cases rate foods as bitter that other people don't. Being a supertaster is related to a gene variant that allows them to taste PTC and PROP (and possibly other chemicals), which are tasteless to most people.

Last edited by bibliophage; 06-05-2016 at 11:56 PM.