fonefan (31706) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 750ml. @ [ (chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig) by chriso - London ].
Clear medium to dark amber brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, alcohol, dusty malt. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, wood. ash, roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
joergen (18815) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Tasting at Amager Bryghus.
Hazy red-brown coloured with a small off-white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of smoke.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits, hops and smoke.
anders37 (14708) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’13. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish with weak hints of dark fruit.
Theis (12123) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Amager Bryghus - Tasting - thanks to Papsø. Clear dark amber - offwhite head. Smokey, wooden, wooden smoke, ashtray, dryness in the body and finish, caramel, barley, thick body. Nice.
madmitch76 (12076) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
10th August 2013
ChrisO’s Pre GBBF ’Are You Scottish?’ tasting. Dark amber - brown beer. Good pale tan head. Light palate, dry and a little soft. Sweet malty chocolate. Tastes like Maltesers! Light smooth finish, with some dark chocolate coming through. Nice beer!
harrisoni (12065) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
At Chriso pre GBBF Shindig 2013. Dark brown beer. Infected aroma. Not good. Thick nasty. Bit of peaty smoke. Not to my taste
argo0 (11077) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75cl bottle, shared by Ed at ChurchKey. Minimal off-white head atop clear dark red-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, chocolate, some alcohol, maple, raisin. Taste is sweet, maple/caramel, plum, some chocolate. Sticky full body, low carbonation.
Travlr (9807) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 20, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Ed, thank you sir! Hazy brownish maroon, tan edge head. Aroma of Christmas spice anx brown bread. Taste is nicely spiced toasted pumpernickel. Far more creative than your average barleywine.
madsberg (9310) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Dense beige head. ARoma. Ripe fruits, sweetness, some nuts, caramel and toffee. Flavour: Alcohol, ripe fruits, sweetness, oak, light herbs. Medium to full bodied. ends full of ripe fruits, caramel and sweetness. Light alcohol bite on lips and palate.
Leighton (8584) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Tasting 2013 - London. Pours hazy amber with a creamy, beige head. Ripe, aged fruits in the nose, some berries especially. Medium sweet flavor with rich peat and candied ham. Big bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, lightly warming, with more smokey peat and ham. Nice, interesting.