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:
899
Reviews:
199
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
14.33%
 
 
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3.56/5  rDev +4.1%

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

Poured from 500mL bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium brown-orange hue with a touch of haze and a light effervescence. Head is a finger of frothy tan foam with a nice chunky lace. Not bad!

Smell: sweet and bready up front, with a bit of a malty fruitiness as well. There's a bit of a nice character here, but it reads a bit sweet for me.

Taste: a basic malty flavor, with very little in the way of hop character. Hops are noble, if anything. It's good enough for the style, though nothing here really stands out.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a decent carbonation and a smooth creaminess. Not bad.

Overall: this is an OK ESB, but it doesn't really blow me away. It's got a bit of a generic character and is just a bit too sweet for me.

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.08/5  rDev +19.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of rjimlad
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Pretty decent beer. Love the label, too. The main problem is that it is all hop and no mid-palate. There should be more maltiness to fatten out the flavour but the hops are too dominant and the bitterness is a bit too much. It drinks well, though, and isn't a bad beer just not balanced well enough. Keeping the bottle.

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.1/5  rDev -9.4%

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2/5  rDev -41.5%

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3.36/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +17%

Pretty Decent beer even though label is way way better than the beer.

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Trooper92292
4.94/5  rDev +44.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tastes better while listening to Iron Maiden.

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1/5  rDev -70.8%

Iron Maiden Trooper from Robinsons Family Brewers
3.42 out of 5 based on 899 ratings.
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