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 BJCP Continuing Education Director as well as a Grand Master IV Beer Judge and a Mead 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

Coco Chaos IPA

Coco Chaos IPA, Coronado Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
90
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
23 / 24
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Coco Chaos IPA from Coronado Brewing, is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (Category 29A) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Coco Chaos, brewed with toasted coconut, pours a deep yellow that’s tends toward a hazy New England IPA in appearance, with a thick, moussey white head that lingers... Read More

Judges Rating:
82
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
18 / 24
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

Four Seasons of Mother Earth Winter Ale by Mother Earth Brewing Company is being evaluated as a Specialty Wood Aged Beer (Category 33B) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

This is a bourbon barrel aged imperial stout with brown sugar and peanut butter essence. The peanut butter dominates... Read More

Judges Rating:
90
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

The beer pours an appropriately hazy deep amber with rose highlights, and a beautiful light pink head that persists. A prominent raspberry aroma jumps from the glass, and is balanced by a light earthiness, a moderate level of bready malt and a light, tart acidity. The raspberry character is a... Read More

Tundra Wookie

Tundra Wookie by Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
93
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Tundra Wookie, from Midnight Sun Brewing Company, is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (Category 29A) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Tundra Wookie pours a very deep copper with ruby highlights, an inviting appearance for a Belgian Dark Strong. The aroma is quite complex, with notes of... Read More

Rider

Rider by Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
92
Appearance:
5 / 6
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Rider, from Midnight Sun Brewing Company, is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (Category 28C) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

This beer exudes Brettanomyces character right from the start, with a combination of stone fruit and floral followed up quickly with the classic... Read More

Weekend Vibes IPA

Weekend Vibes IPA, Coronado Brewing Co.
Judges Rating:
95
Appearance:
6 / 6
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

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

Weekend Vibes IPA pours a light gold with near brilliant clarity, and the rocky white head leaves a thick and persistent stand on the beer. The aroma... Read More

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