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Brewed by Tryst
Style: Bitter
Larbert, Central, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also bottle conditioned.
Based on a traditional Scottish 80/- recipe with extra additions of aroma hops towards the end of the boil to give a subtle taste of hops and spices.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29665) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2011
Cask at Bishops Stortford Beer Festival 2010. A hazy black beer with a brown shine under a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of hops, grass, and spices. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, grassy hops, and spices, leading to a dry bitter finish. The body is light.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10578) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2010
Cask conditioned, gravity dispensed at Harbury Beer Fest ’10. Brown with cream head. Sweetish malt with a slightly smokey note, a touch peaty perhaps then developing a malty dryness. Lively and in great nick, there is a hint of spicy hops late on. Quite enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20842) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2010
Cask@Bishops Stortford Beer Festival 2010 (as Tryst Drovers 80/-). Runyish brown colour with small brown head. Aroma is chocolate, wood, some grains, but overall quite sweet. Flavour is grains, plum, some slight sherry as well as mild spicyness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6445) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2010
Bottled as Drovers 80/-. Deep copper with a decent, off-white head. Fruity malt aroma, with raisins, caramel and a touch of earthiness. Flavour was sweet to begin with, some roastiness, more fruit, leafy hops and a decent, bitter finish. Very good.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3361) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2010
Bottle from The Scottish Real Ale Shop. Sold as Drovers 80/-. Floral tropical fruit aroma, medium brown colour. Roasted malt flavour, thin texture, a bit harsh on palate.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle from The Cave, as Drovers 80/-. Hazy dark copper colour, no head. Very nice aroma of caramel, hint of spices, sour, a bit hoppy. Flavour is toasted malts, caramel. Very flat, no carbonation at all. I wonder if thats intentionally or if something’s wrong with the bottle. Otherwise good drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4646) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2009
50cl bottle bought at the Falkirk Wheel - labelled at Wheel Ale. Dark copper with a thin white head; clean citrus hop aroma;robust hoopy flavour with some chewy maltrs and a pleasantly hoppy finish; Very drinkable - not at all what I expect from an 80/- ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7616) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2009
Cask at the Guilford, Edinburgh, 20-03-09 on Craig’s crawl of Edinburgh’s finest establishments. Pours chesnut with a white head and a slight haze. Nice maltiness, good citrus, hops show. its a decent tangy beer. A6 A4 F8 P4 OV15 3.7 6

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14973) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2009
Cask at Guilford ... copper ... creamy off white head ... sweet toffee nose ... sweet toffee malts with medium heavy bitterness ...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2008
Bottle at Chris_o birthday bash 08. Chestnut with disappearing head. I thought it was alright. Decent hop. Fine, bit sherberty again. Bottle brought down by my friiend Charlie from Falkirk.


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