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
Ratings:
894
Reviews:
196
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
14.33%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
291
For Trade:
5
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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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Photo of cdub70085
3.78/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
3.54/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boo-urns
4.15/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of duvel1979
2.71/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dface
2.98/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Severymusic
3.28/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gray88
4.88/5  rDev +42.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Czequershuus
3.67/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a clear golden brown with a good sized head. The aroma is hop forward, with distinct fruity tones of light berries, a bit of mint, and biscuity malts. There is some solid bitterness in the flavor, with sublte berries and white grape, citrus, and toffee. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied. Overall I was impressed by this beer - for something with a celebrity slapped on, is is actually a serious beer - not brilliant, but certainly tasty.

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Photo of ikidunot
3.42/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tmn1231
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tadmuchowski
5/5  rDev +46.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Commandophile
4.45/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edificio5
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
3.42 out of 5 based on 894 ratings.
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