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Iron Maiden Trooper - Robinsons Family Brewers

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Iron Maiden TrooperIron Maiden Trooper

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Ratings: 569
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 23
Gots: 99 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Robinsons Family Brewers visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
TROOPER takes its name from the Iron Maiden song which is inspired by the famous Charge of the Light Brigade. Being a real ale enthusiast, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has developed a beer which has true depth of character.

TROOPER is a Premium British Beer inspired by Iron Maiden and handcrafted at Robinsons brewery. Malt flavours and citric notes from a unique blend of Bobec, Goldings and Cascade hops dominate this deep golden ale with a subtle hint of lemon.

(Beer added by: flyingpig on 07-12-2013)
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3.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.14/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.98/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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2.6/5  rDev -22.6%

Photo of allenson21
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of adhokk7
2/5  rDev -40.5%

Sad to say, I thought this was not good at all.

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
4/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Locuss
4.56/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of trishhart
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Smells of caramel and citrus. Has a smooth taste with a hint of hops.

Photo of Bunman3
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

The Bugle sounds, the charge begins! As a mop-headed teenager, I was a HUGE Iron Maiden fan, so I could not resist the opportunity to try this beer. I purchase one from time to time when I have a hankering for simpler times. Really, this is a decent British bitter. Nothing special, just a good pint like you would find on tap at any pub. I find the malt/hop balance quite pleasant, and the finish is nice and dry. This beer is best suited to cranking up some British metal, throwing on the 1980s concert shirt, and letting 'er rip with your mates.

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3.84/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.8/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of torwart94
3.32/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of OldRickSputin
1.12/5  rDev -66.7%

Bought a 500ml bottle, basically just because the label is awesome.

My friend and I decided to give it a try. Quickly poured it down the drain after two sips.

Tastes like someone extracted the sweat from Nicko Mcbrain's shirt after a 3 hour show in Buenos Aires.

C,mon, Dickinson!

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of DenisKolkin
3.35/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

500 ml bottle served cold into a Sam Smith's pint glass. Purchased from LCBO for $5 CDN.

Appearance - bright golden color, with plenty of lively carbonation. A solid finger and a half of white foamy head is poured and has excellent retention.

Smell - earthy aroma that I can almost assume will be bitter. Fairly fragrant aromatics but hard to nail down.

Taste - mild bitterness that shines throughout, remind me more of an English pale ale than a bitter. It's just bitter, although not overly so but the second and third levels of complexity on some of the best of the style is missing.

Mouthfeel - nice light mouthfeel, nice carbonation, slightly dry finish.

Overall - not a bit bitter, it's just missing some of the depth and complexity of others in the style. Worth a shot and has awesome iron maiden artwork to boot.

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Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
77 out of 100 based on 569 ratings.