Tag: Statistics

A shiny new triangle test calculator

The triangle test is a popular method in sensory evaluation. It is used to determine whether there is perceivable difference between two samples. Based on the total number of triangle test participants, and the amount of those participants which were correct, we are able to assign a level of statistical significance to the result. In a previous post I provided a triangle…

Hops in 3D!

After coming across Scott Janish’s exciting hop visualizations and tools yesterday, I needed to explore this Hopunion dataset for myself. I was excited to throw some statistical clustering and dimension reduction methods at the hop varieties on the basis of their oil composition. The oil composition of hops drive their distinct flavour and aroma contribution to beer… you can see why a…