Master of Science in Hotel Administration
First Committee Member
Gail Sammons, Chair
Number of Pages
C:STEM (Carmer Spirits Tasting Enhancement Method) (See Appendix A) is a proposed alternative to the traditional spirits tasting method (defined as seeing, smelling, tasting) (See Appendix B) established as the prevailing industry standard among spirits professionals, aficionados and general consumers. This research is intended to evaluate and demonstrate the difference between the prevailing traditional tasting method and C:STEM for the accuracy of objective tasting criteria, subjective evaluations and hedonistic experiences.
Food — Sensory evaluation; Liquors – Evaluation
Food and Beverage Management
Carmer, Adam B., "CSTEM: An Evolution in the Sensory Evaluation of Alcoholic Beverages (In Consideration of a Modern Alternative to the Traditional Alcohol Spirits Tasting Method)" (2011). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 1048.