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Iron Maiden Trooper - Robinsons Family Brewers

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77
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553 Ratings
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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 21
Gots: 92 | FT: 3
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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3/5  rDev -10.7%

JackieKu, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +19%

gopens44, Nov 05, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -1.8%

Hallertau, Nov 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

aeric_7734, Nov 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ebrupessoa, Nov 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

jzlyo, Nov 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +19%

Cackmaster, Oct 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

DeadGuyRyan, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.8/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into an Irish pint glass.

Look: A really rich caramel colored body sits under a thick cream colored head. The head recedes to a thick layer of film, leaving sheets of lacing on the glass.

Aroma: Malty, some faint caramel notes, earthy tea leaves.

Taste: Just a touch of malts on the front end followed by a lot of tea-like tanginess. It finishes bitter with some sourness.

Mouthfeel: A very nice weight about it, goes down easy.

Overall: Could do with just a bit more caramel sweetness in the taste, but still a very enjoyable ESB.

JuicesFlowing, Oct 26, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +22.6%

George, Oct 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

big2112, Oct 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

zestar, Oct 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Mebuzzard, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of buzzarooski
3.94/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

LOOK: Beautiful Golden Carmel in Color, Pours Minimal White Foamy Head that Dissipates Quickly, Minimal and Spotty Lacing

SMELL: Very Subtle Hoppy Scent, Mild Lemon Aroma, Nearly Underwhelms you with Scent

TASTE: Smooth, Delicious, and Crisp, I did NOT find it Bitter at all. Loved the Malty/Lemon Flavor

FEEL: Medium Carbonation that works well with the taste, Slightly Dry after the Swallow

OVERALL: A Very Good Beer that I Enjoyed VERY much...I would Definitely Recommend this Beer to Friends

buzzarooski, Oct 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

JKV96, Oct 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

IanSpindler, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

spycow, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Allegue04, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

AleHunter805, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of ronniebruner
4.03/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First off, bought this as a novelty because I love me some Maiden! Kept the bottle around a while, so I was not sure if the taste would be totally fresh or not. What I will say is that all novelty factor aside, this beer rocks! It is extremely smooth. The right mix of carbonation, foam and lace mixed with a soft, aroma of hops. Very well pleased and totally surprised by how good this beer is! The taste is very crisp and clean and not bitter at all. This is definitely one of the better surprises I have tried in a long while. Hope to find more soon!

ronniebruner, Oct 06, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -3.6%

Tyecko, Oct 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

BreweryRun, Oct 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

DaftPatrick, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

InkedinRi, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

animal69, Sep 28, 2014
Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
77 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.