On Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:43:58 GMT, Joyce Whitchurch
> On Monday, 13 August 2018 20:22:36 UTC+1, Simon Cooper wrote:
>> My parents help pour the beers for the blind tasting that the panel
>> judge the finalists on...but what they couldn't answer me was how a
>> Greene King beer got to that final, even if it is the little seen
> Well, part of the answer is the blind tastings at regional festivals,
> which select the entries for the national competition. And another
> part of the answer is that CAMRA members can nominate beers for the
> Perhaps your experience of GK beers is slightly coloured by the
> ability or otherwise of GK pub managers to look after the stuff sent
> out by the brewery.
IIRC; I found it had subtle qualities that I found OK. Some Other beers
are competing purely on Big Hit of Hops, ISTM.