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Iron Maiden Trooper - Robinsons Family Brewers

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435 Ratings
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Ratings: 435
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 12.87%
Wants: 15
Gots: 49 | 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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mooseisloose

Florida

3.45/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Iron Maiden, will it have me screaming for vengeance? Let's give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a very bready malt smell. Pours to a deep golden brown with a three finger head that has a creamy top. On the taste I get a nice balanced slightly bitter solid brew that is common but tasty. Mouthfeel is solid. If any beer is a sessioner, it's this one. Nice ABV @ 4.7 and good ordinary but inoffensive taste. For an everyday drinker this one is a winner.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 17:25:35 | More by mooseisloose
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Kinger86

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-27-2014 16:49:57 | More by Kinger86
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Metalbrew

Quebec (Canada)

3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is amber and the aroma is of malt and with a hint of lemon. Taste is bitter, and has a light aftertaste to it. Iron Maiden Trooper is a good beer, has plenty of character, but I found the aftertaste a bit underwhelming. I would say that Trooper is a type of beer that takes its time to get used to. In other words, the more you have have it, the more you'll enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 19:48:12 | More by Metalbrew
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DROIDxJR


3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-25-2014 15:06:22 | More by DROIDxJR
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -10.2%

06-24-2014 18:54:54 | More by capuchinpilates
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N1CK

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

06-24-2014 05:32:37 | More by N1CK
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dlmvh5150

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +27.2%

06-22-2014 01:58:53 | More by dlmvh5150
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Kerne

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.2%

06-21-2014 18:54:26 | More by Kerne
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

4/5  rDev +19.8%

06-21-2014 01:21:13 | More by foghornleghorn22
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: It has a nice somewhat clear deep orange color to it. It has a nice bubbly off-white head that dies down moderately fast and leaves some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of grainy/buiscuity malts, sweet caramel and some earthy hops.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some grainy malts, faint buiscuity notes, some caramel and light earthy hops.

Mouthfeel: It has a low-medium carbonation with a somewhat light and watery overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by decent flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 21:22:21 | More by SebD
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allengarvin

Texas

3.56/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a nice golden amber color with a modest head. Aroma has pleasantly floral hops, a bit of caramel, and a grainy maltiness. Flavor is on the sweet side--definitely could use more hops--malt is mostly crystal caramel flavor. Hop flavor is faint, and tends toward the floral. Mouthfeel is a little lower in carbonation than many, but appropriate for style.

Ferocious brand and label, but a very mild and inoffensive beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 00:53:57 | More by allengarvin
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MJ63

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-16-2014 21:10:35 | More by MJ63
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utfiero

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Color- clear dark gold. Medium head.

Aroma- dry dusty barn wood and hint of hops.

Taste- Starts mild and dry from the instant it hits the tongue to the finish, mild hops dominate the intro and quickly overshawod the milds malts yeilding a very harmonius and consistent profile through the finish with a mild hop uptick at the end.

Poured from 500 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted June 2014.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 18:07:26 | More by utfiero
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patra7

Greece

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-09-2014 21:26:16 | More by patra7
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leitmotif

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-08-2014 17:41:59 | More by leitmotif
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-07-2014 21:04:27 | More by PappyVans
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.53/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours an amber color with a healthy 2" head taht falls to some large surface bubbles.

Smell: light malt and some fruity tones comes through to the nose.

Taste: caramel, some breadiness, mild ripe apples, some orange and lemon citrus, and a mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp to start, smoother at the finish. Aftertaste is short lived.

Overall: being a big Iron Maiden fan, I wanted this to be a great beer, but it is only a so-so ESB. At least the bottle will make the display in the music room...

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 20:00:41 | More by Gavage
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-07-2014 12:11:06 | More by Blueribbon666
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ahommell

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-07-2014 02:39:22 | More by ahommell
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-07-2014 01:28:46 | More by avisong
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benfons

Belgium

3.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: clear dark amber colour, dense but not thick head

S: banana, peach, caramel, some tobacco, some fudge

T: some figs, biscuitty, some grains, hops in the finish

M: medium body, medium carbonation, dry finish

O: okay beer, but not something I will revisit

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 21:59:05 | More by benfons
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a caramel color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, a touch of sweetness. Taste is kind of mild, malts, some citrus, very light hops, refreshing. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a decent warm weather beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 11:55:24 | More by tone77
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watchnerd

California

3.66/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

The beer is a solid 3.5 beer in the taste, smell, mouthfeel, and appearance categories. It's enjoyable, not over-powering, and I can imagine that if fresh on tap it would move into the 4+ category. It's enjoyable. I could drink several of these. Mild enough to go well with pub food.

But it gets a full extra .5 points BECAUSE IT HAS FRICKIN' EDDIE ON THE BOTTLE!!!!

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 04:03:34 | More by watchnerd
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koladiola

Belgium

2/5  rDev -40.1%

06-02-2014 21:06:50 | More by koladiola
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-31-2014 18:30:57 | More by Latarnik
Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
77 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.