Iron Maiden Trooper | Robinsons Family Brewers

Iron Maiden TrooperIron Maiden Trooper
BA SCORE
24.4%
Liked This Beer
3.41 w/ 902 ratings
Iron Maiden TrooperIron Maiden Trooper
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Robinsons Family Brewers
England, United Kingdom
robinsonsbrewery.com

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

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.

Added by flyingpig on 07-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,650
Reviews:
199
Ratings:
902
Liked:
220
Avg:
3.41/5
pDev:
14.37%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
295
Trade:
5
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Photo of AllanPatchin1016
3.97/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheRock7755
3.65/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of enrique_m
3.91/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

poured this into a st.feullien glass and it poured amber red with little head and lacing that does not last. in the smell you get honey, citrus, tea, and malt, very refreshing. the taste is like a light Arnold palmer with malts. the feel is pretty, you get a well balanced mix of sweetness, tartness, and tasty malts. overall this is better than I expected and it is an excellent brew to have after a grueling bike ride.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
2/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Socialiste
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of azdback
3.04/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of eldoctorador
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mullenite
3.04/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zylod
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chrispy906
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueShepard19
4.04/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KingPurple
3.45/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JimyJazz
3.46/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeremiah87
2.65/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CRObighit2
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice coppery color with off-white head. Caramel notes, bread, some light floral and citrus notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with caramel and bread mostly, a little light citrus note comes through too.

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Photo of talbotjf99
3.23/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Old_Frothingslosh
4.14/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear copper color with creamy head. Hoppy fresh aroma has citrus, caramel and moderate carbonation. Overall the beer is nicely balanced and quite drinkable. Solid beer. Up the Irons!

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.62/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of btg95
3.37/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheHopsman
3.47/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1Nrwyscotch
3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmasher85
3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Decent, middle-of-the-road English-style bitter. I'm glad to know that this was made with collaboration from Bruce Dickinson, because I imagine this is genuinely a beer that a old English metal-head drinks and was drinking before craft beers went all haywire. Had it been made "inspired by Iron Maiden," it probably would have been some imperial black porter or something. Either way, if it's good enough for Bruce Dickinson, it's good enough for us. A, pleasant grainy, lemony malt on the front end that might be a hint too sweet, with some bitterness in the finish and then more lingering malty aftertaste that's still just a hint too sweet. Light body and good carbonation. Like I said, a good beer to put down a few in an English pub on a drizzly day. And low enough alcohol that if it weren't for being dumbly expensive gimmick beer, you could drink quite a few and still perform.

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Photo of BMart
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
Beer rating: 24.4% out of 100 with 902 ratings
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