Why does the fat on steak taste sweet/buttery?

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Just had a steak I seared for dinner and the meat was amazing and gamey, but the fat tastes like butter.why does the meats fat tastes like butter?

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Did you cook it in butter?

The short short answer is that it’s because both butter and the fat cap on a steak are cow sourced saturated animal fats, so they are bound to taste similar.