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Iron Maiden Trooper | Robinsons Family Brewers

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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:
#42,286
Reviews:
203
Ratings:
909
pDev:
14.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
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Trade:
5
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Ratings: 909 |  Reviews: 203
Photo of MNAle
3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Deep amber, with visible carb bubbles rising. 1/2 inch tan to off white thick head, receding slowly. Classic English bitter in appearance, inviting you to take a sip. Aroma is earthy, sweet bread, with fruit, apple. Moderate to somewhat thin feel. Eathy and fruit flavor, bread, with the fruits from the aroma blending nicely with notes of citrus providing a refreshing touch. Bittering begins in the middle, lingering into the finish and aftertaste to provide a good balance to the earthy overall taste.

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Photo of mmorris15
3.73/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lingenbrau
3.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a fine amber with an almost nitro off white head. Laces very well. Smells of toasted bread, caramel, and spiced apples. Taste mostly of sweet apples and pears, with some caramel, sweet bread, and a hint of earthy bitterness and dirtiness. Medium carbonation, smooth, and pretty balanced. Overall, this is a decent ESB, but not one of turn to regularly, despite my draw to Evil Eddie. Cheers!

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Photo of nasty15108
3.33/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not a bad brew. Typical malty ESB style. A little light in character and not over packed with flavor, but in all not a bad brew.

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Photo of threesignificantstarfish
4.01/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Like a Budweiser only a little better. I gotta say that the display of the can or bottle definitely out does the taste of the beer. However it's a nice beer for a warm sunny day....In the pits.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.46/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Curt_rowe
3.81/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Abbott
2.64/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Electros
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Brew_Darrymore
3.81/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of beerguy04
3.08/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light amber hue with a 2 finger head. Smells of citrus hops. Taste is malty when it hits your mouth. But, has a bitter citrus after taste. Mouthfeel is creamy. Overall, similar to a macro brew. However, the citrus is a better choice than rice or corn in a macro brew.

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Photo of RBorsato
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Feel_the_Darkness
4.06/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.54/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreatHammerhead
3.67/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: 16.9 oz can poured into a pint glass.

Look: Hazy copper with a thick, white two finger head. Very good head retention.

Smell: Fruit esters followed by tangy hops prevail.

Taste: A balanced low hop bitterness runs throughout.

Feel: Thin as water with low carbonation.

Overall: Not a bad beer but there are better options.

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Photo of windowside
3.32/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pcbnumber1
2.87/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.78/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SebLego_MTL
3.64/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CalebM
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of NickSMpls
3.26/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A present from a friend. Pour is nice and clear, amber color. Thin head, usual for the style. Malt forward, light toast aroma. Taste is mid-line English pub bitter, spot-on in that style. Not as fresh as the traditional pulled ales. I'm no fan of Iron Maiden music, but it does appeal to some. Same for the beer.

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Photo of Foyle
4.36/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a 1" fluffy off white head that falls slowly with moderate lacing. Color is hazy light amber with abundant sediment in suspension.
Aroma of yeasty bread, floral and citrus hops.
Mouthfeel medium bodied with a somewhat damp finish.
Flavors of bread dough, toffee, lemon and herbal hops.
Overall: I thoroughly enjoyed this brew. Well made to the style.

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Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 909 ratings
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