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Blind Tastings!

Once a month, we do a blind tasting with different flavors. We did our first in January, and our results are below:


January 2015:

In January we did a Black Cherry blind taste test with five sodas. We used Hippo Size, Stewarts, Boylan, Americana, and Death Valley black cherry brands.


GUEST TASTER'S REVIEW:


Cup #1: 

~Strong Carbonation 

~Strong Smell 

~Strong Cherry Flavor Almost Sour Cherry 

~Very Dark Color 


 

Cup #2: 

~Smell Not As Strong 

~Sweeter with a bite at the end 

~Bright Red in Color 



Cup #3:

~Brightest in Color

~Virtually no Scent

~Very Sweet

~Little Carbonation


Cup #4

~Good Smell 

~Medium Color

~Very Little Carboation

~Overly Sweet

~Chemicaly Taste


Cup #5:

~Dark Color

~Good Scent

~Strong Cherry Flavor More Sweet than Sour

~Good Carbonation


Ranking:

1: Boylan

2: Stewarts

3: Americana

4: Hippo Size

5: Death Valley


B'S REVIEW:


Key:

cup #1: 

~excelent carbonation 

~Smell identical to taste 

~ Tart yet sweet 

~Rich 

~Great flavor

~Refreshing

~Darkest red of all 5 B`s Ranking:


cup #2: 

~Plain red color Stewarts

~Sweet cherry smell Death Valley

~Bite toword end

~ Decent Carbonation

~Kool-aid with carbonation


Cup #3:

~Lightest red color

~Very faint sweet smell

~Good Tart flavor

~ No carbonation ((gone flat?)


Cup #4

~ Faint yet "Full" flavor

~Very little carbonation

~Very sweet

~Maraschino Cherry?


Cup 5#

~Faint Smell

~Tart/ fruity flavor

~Little carbonation

~Sweet

~Dark Color


Ranking:

Boylan

Hippo Size

Americana

Stewarts

Death Valley



T`S REVIEW


Cup #1

~Good black cherry flavor

~Perfect carbonation

~Dark Color

~Sour, then sweet

~Very strong

~Fruity


Cup #2

~Tastes like church grape juice (TASTES LIKE JESUS)

~Smells fruity

~Sweeter

~Not as strong carbonation

~Light pink color


Cup #3

~Pale, not as much smell

~Very cherry

~Not much carbonation

~Strong flavor


Cup #4

~Choco tootsie pop taste

~Too sweet

~No carbonation

~Least fav


Cup #5

~Faint Smell

~Cherry flavor

~Sweet Cherry

~Less carbonation


Ranking:

1. Boylan

2. Americana

3. Hippo Size

4. Death Valley

5. Stewarts