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Iron Maiden Trooper - Robinsons Family Brewers

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BA SCORE
77
okay

495 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 18
Gots: 72 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Robinsons Family Brewers visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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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Photo of Kevin_Chapman
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Kevin_Chapman, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of beergoot
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.

beergoot, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of Carlalwin
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Carlalwin, Aug 26, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -3.6%

QuadriderMX, Aug 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Devon_, Aug 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Corson, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of Alex-Alkis
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

Alex-Alkis, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Knobs303
4/5  rDev +19%

Knobs303, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of daveyboydd
3/5  rDev -10.7%

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

daveyboydd, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

jaimenavarrog, Aug 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Marcjwrz, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

timontheroad, Aug 18, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +7.1%

GameOfBeers, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +19%

ZachT, Aug 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

slym, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

wingnutz27, Aug 15, 2014
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3.32/5  rDev -1.2%

bruballs73199, Aug 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

KurtisAyr, Aug 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

JoeMans, Aug 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

johnso98, Aug 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +48.8%

binx, Aug 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Rhide, Aug 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

thufflife, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +19%

Big_Dave, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of scottwood
3.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is crystal clear amber, with an appropriate head. Smell is nothing special, but for this style I don't expect it to be. This is an easy-drinking, well balanced British ale that tastes like a British ale should. An excellent example of the style, marred only by the high price tag.

scottwood, Aug 05, 2014
Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
77 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.