madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Light haze on this amber beer, little white head. Very dry palate with a carbonated sting. Mild dried fruits.. Dry finish, some hop bitterness. Okay.
Leighton (10960) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012, London. Pours hazy amber with a creamy, white head. Sugary, light toasty malt nose, some leaves. Light sweet flavor with more leaves, some dry and toasty malts. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly dry to finish with still more light, toasty malts. It’s fine overall, just a bit one-dimensional.
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Chris’o Pre GBBF 2012 ...golden amber ... thin white head ... soft fruits ... toffee malt nose ... juicy fruits ... soft malt ... dull fruits .
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 500ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.
Light unclear medium amber colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, spicy, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, grass, leather notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, grass - leather, young. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
sm89walt (1755) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012. Poured with a lasting, one finger off-white head atop a hazy amber body. Toffee, treacle, chewy sweet & fruity malts with a bit of warmth & toasted malt dryness particularly towards the finish. Light to medium body, soft to medium carbonation & a short, medium intensity finish.
jackl (4596) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. The pour’s deep amber with a tiny white head. The nose is peaches, light fruit. The taste is much the same. Some cherry and peach, light sweet grain. Medium body. Decent if forgettable.
oh6gdx (20308) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Amber colour, small off-white to beige head. Aroma is fruity, floral, earthy and a bit caramelly with some slight bitter wooden notes. Flavour is fruity, toffeeish, caramelly and quite floral with a nice bitterness. Nicely balanced.
planky84 (2105) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Mr Lawrence Wine Merchants, Brockley. Reddish-brown pour with a beige head. Caramel, butterscotch and orchard fruit aroma. Toffee apple, caramel and pineapple flavour. Bitter-sweet finish. Not too bad.
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012. It pours hazy amber, with a thin beige head. The nose is freshly baked brown bread, toast, raisin, currant and plum. The taste is toast, charry, leather, hint of tanginess and rubber, with a dry finish. Medium body and lowish carbonation. Ok.