madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Hazy gold beer, little white head. Light palate, crisp and dry. Mild dry fruits, light minerals. Finishes dry. Dull.
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 500ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.
Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, plastic notes, light to moderate hoppy, grass, spicy notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. 
jackl (7573) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. Pours deep brown with a small white head. The nose is light fruity apricot jam, some spicy cherry jam and floral hops. The taste is light sweet grains, not much else. Some hints of cherry, light malt. Medium body. One-dimensional.
oh6gdx (26432) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Pale amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is spices, some mild bready and herbal notes. Flavour is spices, bread, some herbs and mild citrusy notes. Too dominated by the spices, or alternatively a too thin beer as base for the spicyness.
sm89walt (2054) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012. Poured amber with a white head leaving a soapy lace. Some spice & vegetal notes on the aroma with some unexciting maltiness coming through. Even less spicy on the tongue with some straw, a short & lightly bitter hop finish & a very light chili-esque warmth in the throat. Light to medium body, spritzy carbonation.
Scopey (14022) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2012
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012. It pours golden yellow, with a thin white head. The nose is mostly weak spice and vegetal notes, particularly capsicum. The taste is hay, straw, soap, spice and some chilli. Light body and light carbonation. One-dimensional.