13.11 - Sensory Analysis: Ranking Test (IM)
Use this test to place a series of test samples (usually from 3 to 6) in rank order according to a given characteristic (criterion). The criterion may be the intensity of a single sensory attribute, or a group of related attributes, or a total impression. Descriptors: Specimen answer form, ranking test, test for bitterness, assessors, mean rank sum, number of assessments containing ties.
It is necessary to use EBC Methods 13.2, 13.4 and 13.6