A&S Judging: Mead Criteria / Packaging?
meadhbh at io.com
Tue Oct 22 16:44:28 PDT 1996
Mike Baker wrote:
> Is there anything approaching a set of standard judging criteria for mead
> and other brewer's / vintner's products in SCA A&S competitions around
> Ansteorra? I haven't seen anything approaching one, but I have yet to enter
> (first batch of mead is happily bubbling now...)
> The broader issue of standards for evaluating A&S entries may be something
> that we as Ansteorrans would prefer *not* to accept, such as exemplified by
> the judging criteria in effect for some neighboring kingdoms. I don't
> particularly want to re-open that particular container of annelidae (can of
> worms), but would like some idea of whether I will be facing purely the
> individual tastes of a specific competition's judging team or comparison to
> some "ideal".
Judging criteria is a topic that gets discussed frequently...in the
laurels circle and out of it, at A & S and Colleges. There are no
standardized criteria yet for brewing (or any other discipline). If you
have any suggestions...please e-mail them to me and we can discuss it!
If any other laurels are out there....PLEASE comment!
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