Rather than have busy panel managers answer questions, the Siebel Sensory Station system has a variety of materials available for reference by tasters. Printouts of PDF materials can be placed in locations near the glass rinse stations or other areas where people can learn about the nature of the compound without disrupting the flow of tasters at the sampling table. Siebel Institute has also created a YouTube channel where tasters can watch an instructional presentation on each compound, describing the typical characteristics of the flavor and aroma as well as listing causes and control factors for each compound. Signs allow tasters to access the YouTube channel through a variety of easy methods.
When conducting sensory analysis of beer or other beverages, it is important to standardize the tasting process. This video shows a common procedure used by professional tasters in evaluating beer: