Originally Posted by sliding_billy
I simply cannot accept the "that's how it is in KCBS" argument. While there are certainly hard and fast criteria, I'm pretty sure I have never read where everything needs to be extremely sweet and only satisfying for a single taste. If I want that, I can go to the store and buy a chocolate bar. For change to happen, folks (judges and cooks) need to speak up and force change (or move to other organizations). Maybe the current flavor profile is really the preference and nothing will change, but just continuing the status quo makes no sense to me.
It really is not that way. Glad at least one person has an open mind. The problem is when someone knows nothing about a subject, then is told one person is an expert they will hold on to anything that person says with extreme prejudice.