Randy Scorby

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Beer & Mead Judge

Randy Scorby began his search for great beer decades ago and he has been home brewing since 2006. He is currently the Assistant BJCP Continuing Education Director as well as a Grand Master IV Beer Judge, Mead Judge and Cider Judge.  He was also the 2011 National Homebrewer of the Year.  He has traveled to many locations worldwide in search of the perfect beer, including Great Britain, Belgium, Germany, New Zealand, Austria and the Czech Republic.

My reviews

Sonoma Tart

Sonoma Tart, Bear Republc Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
96
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
23 / 24
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Sonoma Tart by Bear Republic Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (Category 28C) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Sonoma Tart pours a deep, hazy yellow with a white head that lingers. The aroma starts with prominent mixed passion fruit that eventually gives way to... Read More

Pineapple Hefeweizen

Pineapple Hefeweizen, Garage Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
89
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
21 / 24
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Pineapple Hefeweizen by Garage Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (Category 29A) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Pineapple Hefeweizen pours an appropriately hazy medium gold with a lingering creamy white head that remains throughout the glass. The aroma features a... Read More

Stoutello

Stoutello by Knee Deep Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
89
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
21 / 24
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Stoutello from Knee Deep Brewing is being evaluated as a Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer (Category 30A) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Stoutello pours a deep black color and is opaque with great clarity at the edge of the glass. The big, tan mousse-like head seems to last forever, and the... Read More

Marine Dream IPA

Marine Dream IPA, Coronado Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
93
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
23 / 24
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Marine Dream IPA by Coronado Brewing Co. is being evaluated as an American IPA (Category 21A) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Marine Dream IPA is brewed as a New England style, or hazy, IPA, and pours as expected; light gold with an orange hue and quite hazy. The aroma is big, juicy... Read More

Points Unknown IPA

Points Unknown IPA
Judges Rating:
89
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
21 / 24
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

The beer pours a very inviting deep orange-amber color with a long-lasting tan head. The aroma is quite complex and consists of citrusy hops, tropical fruit, pineapple, light black pepper and grainy, bready maltiness. The aroma evolves over time, favoring both IPA and Belgian Tripel... Read More

Kimchi Sour

Kimchi Sour, Dokkaebier
Judges Rating:
91
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
21 / 24
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Kimchi Sour by Dokkaebier is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (Category 28C) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Kimchi Sour pours a hazy medium gold, with a thick and creamy white head that lays down quickly, which is appropriate in a sour beer. The aroma opens with a moderate... Read More

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