Skip to comments.Mystery maple syrup-like smell in tristate region
Posted on 09/18/2013 7:26:56 AM PDT by BenLurkin
On Wednesday, Good Day New York spoke with people on the Upper East Side at 72nd St. and Third Ave. who described what they smelled:
Its weird. Ive been here about 50 years off and on and its the first time Ive smelled that. There are other smells but never that.
"Like a slight honeysuckle scent," said another woman.
The smell appeared to be headed south from the Upper East Side all the way to the City Hall area.
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Maybe they’ve found the goods from the great maple syrup robbery in Canada?
Cedar Rapids, Iowa smells like that nearly every day.
shelter in place
Smells other than human perspiration and feces are foreign to those libbie city-dwellers.
Tuesdays in Cedar Rapids, IA...Captain Crunch manufacturing day...the entire town smells like fresh doughnuts & crunchberries....the rest of the week, forget it. Penford Products churns out eye-watering turd pies in urine sauce, or something.
The City of 5 Smells to the locals; all other areas refer to it as StinkyTown.
Funny when I lived in NW Iowa it usually smelled like pigs and cows. That and corn.
ahh the good ole days
Could it be Benzoic Acid’, C6H5COOH, which apparently produces a syrup-like odor?
“It’s a white crystalline powder and the industrial applications are as a corrosion inhibitor, as an additive to automotive engine antifreeze coolants and in other waterborne systems, as a nucleating agents for polyolefin, as a dye intermediate, as a stabilizer in photographic processing and as a catalyst. Wide range of benzoic esters are used as solvents, dying carrier, disinfectant additive, penetrating agent and pesticides and manufacturing other compounds.”
Maybe it was fresh air. Something they arent used to.
I ran out of sugar at home and put a little maple syrup in my coffee... very interesting
I will probably do it again
If it’s almond/amarretto, easy to confuse with maple, it’s cyanide. Take precaution.
I was JUST gonna post that.
But it was maple syrup. Not vanilla.
See? They need further study. Maybe with some beaver species it’s maple.
Does he know the Muffin Man?
Fenugreek. Either the plant or the seed when processed
Sticky, sweet smell? Probably only Sarin. Nothing to worry about, it’ll pass.
Should sell well in San Francisco.
He looks like Otis Campbell, the town drunk from the Andy Griffith show. I can’t watch that show anymore without thinking what a jerk Andy turned out to be.
And in downtown, Milwaukee, on still days, Ambrosia Chocolate. But get out towards Brady Street, and it smelled like the tanneries, which was a pretty awful smell!