BVC - Brewing Question (fwd)
Dennis J Dolan
djdolan at juno.com
Wed May 6 10:47:48 PDT 1998
On Wed, 6 May 1998 07:13:44 -0500 (CDT) "Pug Bainter" <pug at pug.net>
>Category: Domestic Arts, Sub-category: Brewing and Vintning
> Description/purpose (What the entry is and its uses)
> Period/locale (When and where this sort of item would have been
> Materials & techniques used in period
> Materials & techniques used to produce entry (include justification
>any substitution of materials or departure from period technique)
>-list at least 3 sources
>-list at least one "primary" source
> Attachments (Supply at least one photocopy or photo of
>pertinent/applicable period examples, recipes, patterns, etc.)
>Is there a clear glass present in order to view the color and clarity
>well as to smell the bouquet and aroma of the entry? Are crackers,
>bread and/or cheese present to help clear the palate before sampling
>ensure a clean tasting of the entry? Are enough taster cups available
>allow each individual judging to have his own? Are the bottles clean
>labeled as to their content?
Should the entry be cooled to bring the temperature down to a european
>Includes consideration for level of involvement, creativity in project
>extrapolation, execution, etc. Is this from all-grain, fruit and/or
>hops? Did the individual crack their own grain, pick or grow their own
>fruit, harvest their own honey, etc? Is this from wild yeast or
>Was it aged in an appropriate container?
>[ I think this needs to have pretty extensive documentation on how to
> judge brewing/vintning. Things to include are odors, flavors,
> carbonation, color, clarity, etc. Although the Caid forms are nice,
> having something in English is better. ]
>AUTHENTICITY OF ENTRY/PROJECT
>Validity of entry/project as a period recreation. The authenticity of
>entry/project should be adequately addressed and supported in the
>documentation. Are there examples of this specific style of entry
>the time period addressed within the SCA or the competition?
>AUTHENTICITY OF MATERIALS
>Were materials used to produce the entry that are appropriate to the
>entry's period? If non-period materials have been used, is there
>justification for any such substitution or deviation? Materials
>authenticity should be adequately addressed and supported in the
>AUTHENTICITY OF TECHNIQUES
>Were techniques used to produce the entry appropriate to the entry's
>period? If non-period techniques were used, is adequate justification
>for any such substitution or departure? Technique authenticity should
>addressed and supported in the documentation.
>QUALITY OF FINISHED WORK/AESTHETICS
>How well does entry represent its period counterpart(s) and fulfill
>function and aesthetic concerns of its period?
>[ Examples of the workmanship items for each style would be a good
> for those judges who do not know the style presented. As well, just
> because the judge doesn't like it, doesn't mean it's not a good
> of the style. In most cases we can't judge it against period styles
> since we don't have enough information. ]
>OVERALL IMPRESSION (Judges discretion)
Is this what all A/S entries have to go through?, if so I think I will
pass on SCA entries and go with home brew competitions, or just say the
heck with competions and enjoy.
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