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Best Shoyu Cooked - Final Results and Rankings

Best Shoyu In A Cooked Role - Shoyu Sugar Hot Dog


Click on a Judge to see their profile. Mouse over each Judge's score to see their comment explaining that score. A complete list of judge's comments is located below the results table. Scoring was based only on Taste=100%.

Rank Name Judge 1
Judge 3
Judge 4
Judge 5
Average Score Out of 10 Normalized Score
#1 Aloha Shoyu
(Made in Hawaii)
7.0Taste 7. Light in taste, but not bad balance with sugar. 4.0Taste 4. Sweet, light in color. 7.0Taste 7. Good. Light shoyu allows sugar to come through. 9.0Taste 9. Mildest. Brown sugar flavor comes through. Best. 6.75 100%
#2
Kikkoman Shoyu
(Wisconsin)
6.0Taste 6. Slightly salty. 3.0Taste 3. Sweet and salty. 6.0Taste 6. Light shoyu taste. 8.0Taste 8. Not bad. Similar to E (Aloha), but little bit more rich. 5.75 85.2%
#3
Yamasa Shoyu
(Japan)
6.0Taste 6. Mild taste. Slightly sweeter. 3.0Taste 3. 4.0Taste 4. Strong shoyu flavor, but sweet. 6.0Taste 6. Strong. 4.75 70.4%
#4 Eden Tamari
(Michigan)
6.0Taste 6. Strong after taste. 1.0Taste 1. Bad after taste. 4.0Taste 4. Strong shoyu. 7.0Taste 7. Strongest. 4.50 66.7%
#5 Bragg's Liquid Aminos
5.0Taste 5. Stronger after taste. 2.0Taste 2. Salty. 1.0Taste 1. Unusual taste. 4.0Taste 5. Is it B (Bragg's) from the tofu test? Ok, but subtle after taste. 3.25 48.1%

Judge's Comments


 

#1 Aloha Shoyu
Judge 1 - Taste 7. Light in taste, but not bad balance with sugar.

Judge 2 - Taste 4. Sweet, light in color.

Judge 3 - Taste 7. Good. Light shoyu allows sugar to come through.

Judge 4 - Taste 9. Mildest. Brown sugar flavor comes through. Best.

#2 Kikkoman Shoyu

Judge 1 - Taste 6. Slightly salty.

Judge 2 - Taste 3. Sweet and salty.
Judge 3 - Taste 6. Light shoyu taste.

Judge 4 - Taste 8. Not bad. Similar to E (Aloha), but little bit more rich.


#3 Yamasa Shoyu

Judge 1 - Taste 6. Mild taste. Slightly sweeter.
Judge 2 - Taste 3.

Judge 3 - Taste 4. Strong shoyu flavor, but sweet.

Judge 4 - Taste 6. Strong.

#4 Eden Tamari Soy Sauce

Judge 1 - Taste 6. Strong after taste.

Judge 2 - Taste 1. Bad after taste.

Judge 3 - Taste 4. Strong shoyu.

Judge 4 - Taste 7. Strongest.


#5 Bragg's Liquid Aminos

Judge 1 - Taste 5. Stronger after taste.

Judge 2 - Taste 2. Salty.
Judge 3 - Taste 1. Unusual taste.

Judge 4 - Taste 5. Is it B (Bragg's) from the tofu test? Ok, but subtle after taste.