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Iron Maiden Trooper - Robinsons Family Brewers

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595 Ratings

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Ratings: 595
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 24
Gots: 114 | 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:
Beer added by: flyingpig on 07-12-2013

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.
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3.72/5  rDev +10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.35/5  rDev -0.3%

Dark amber body with a rich, dense, creamy head (4.0). Big malt aroma; caramel and brown sugar (3.75). Mild toasted grain flavors with mildly popping hop bitterness (3.25). Medium body; smooth and somewhat watery mouthfeel; semi-dry finish (3.25).

I expected a rather disappointing beer while looking through the other reviews. Well, it wasn't too disappointing, but it's a shame the flavor and mouthfeel didn't live up to what the appearance and aroma suggested. Okay for what it is, which seems to me more of a marketing thing with its Iron Maiden label theme rather than a really good beer for the style. Strong presentation but weak flavored.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.24/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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2.72/5  rDev -19%

The color of the beer is a classic copper with a golden foam. The aroma is malty and slightly smoky. The taste is also malty with some smoky notes. Tastes a little bit of wet cardboard and butterscotch despite the relatively thin body.

A bit boring for being an ESB, I think

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4/5  rDev +19%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

not bad just what i was expecting,i think the english do better smooth ales.

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.6/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.32/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

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5/5  rDev +48.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +19%

Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
77 out of 100 based on 595 ratings.