Garlic Taste Tests

Armenian and Georgian Crystal taste testing with three other garlic

From our friends Sue and Dean: We had our taste test Saturday night (Sept. 2014) and really had fun. We first tasted a tiny piece raw, then we lightly sautéed in olive oil, put on bread, and toasted lightly. Here are the comments. Raters included Dean, another couple of friends, and their 12-1/2 year-old daughter. Read more…

German Porcelain and Georgian Crystal Taste Test Results

AUGUST 2014 TASTE Test for German Porcelain and Georgian Crystal Tasters: Approximately 9 of Joanne’s college sorority sisters several of whom are serious cooks Note: Each bullet point is a different person’s comment GERMAN PORCELAIN Raw: • Slightly sweet but with a little burn • Mild with a sharp finish • Milder than Georgian Crystal Read more…

Armenian and Music Family Taste Test Results

Taste testing with Karen, Tony T, Chris, Joanne, mom and dad — Around mid-August 2010 NOTE:  Each comment is from a single person Armenian Raw Strong kick, full flavor, sweeter side Definite Sweetness, unusual, good but not very spicy Tastes like white onion… Sharp, not spicy – a little nutty Strong taste Armenian Roasted Still Read more…

Our daughter Karen’s view on how Armenian tastes

Karen thinks Armenian garlic tastes “like a garlic should taste”. She says it is not too fiery but it has a strong garlic flavor. She does eat garlic raw and says Armenian is great but Georgian Crystal is too strong for her — it “puts her mouth on fire”.

From our friends Tracy & Joe

The garlic was excellent! Thank you! Unfortunately, Joe and I are not good taste testers. We love garlic, but had a hard time distinguishing any of the types. Eaten raw (which we had never done before) we couldn’t distinguish a difference at all. I add garlic to nearly everything…at least all my sautéed vegetable dishes Read more…

Madison, WI Garlic Party hosted by Chris F. & Thanh

Hi Chris and Joanne! We had a little party and we roasted garlic and served it with French bread. Here’s what 4 of us said: Armenian Light Mild Creamy Metachi Not spicy – the mildest of the 3 Smelled and tasted like a russet potato (not sure how that translates to marketing language) Music Earthy Read more…

Extended Family Comments on Georgian Crystal

Raw Medium kick Ending spicy kick – not as good as music because it’s more mild Flavorful, middle spice, definitely spiced at the end Not so much kick, I liked flavor better Flavorful, mild kick Roasted Flavorful, no kick Sweet, flavorful sweet

Extended Family comments on Music

Raw Very strong kick, burns the throat. Num!! Spicy all the way through Spicy, yes, but no flavor Fiery kick Fiery kick Roasted Like better than Armenian – tiny bit more spice and flavor Smooth, mild Same as Armenian – mild, tastes like squash

Extended Family Comments on Armenian

Raw Strong kick, full flavor, sweeter side Definite Sweetness, unusual, good but not very spicy Tastes like white onion… Sharp, not spicy – a little nutty Strong taste Roasted Still slightly sweet, but little flavor or spice Smooth, mild Same as Music, mild