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


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (15685) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are nuts, caramel, malt and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (13826) - DENMARK - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle @ FOneFan. AMber with medium off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, little hops and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15096) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, Ulfborg 2011. Pours cloudy amber with a small white head. Sweet caramel. Grain and citrus. A bit of marmelade and yeast. Smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2011
Cask at The Malt and Hops. Pours a nice red - brown colour with a tight white head. Nice malt aroma with caramel and coffee notes. Flavours of caramel, malt and coffee. A little CO2 prickle and a long biscuit finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (32202) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (12170) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23918) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7394) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (4055) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4307) - 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.

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