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Brewed by Robinsons
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Stockport, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 661   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Trooper is a premium British beer inspired by Iron Maiden and handcrafted at Robinsons brewery. Being a real ale enthusiast, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has developed a beer which has true depth of character. 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.
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6281) - Tampere, - JUN 8, 2013
50 cl bottle @ Artturi, Tampere.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of resiny hops, grass and caramel malts. Flavour of caramel malts, fruits, mild grass and goose berries. Strong carbonation, slick palate. A bit too malty and resiny.
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
Syfher (48) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle of 50 cl.Nice but not relevant taste. Very nice colour. Her weakness is the poor palate and, as said before, the taste which is nice (notes of caramel) but very light.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (3354) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2014
From a pint bottle. Pours a ear gold with an off white head. Malty nose. Flavors of biscuit with a bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maarten1993 (334) - - OCT 24, 2014
Drank with Marijn, Rik and Bram in Le Havre. Bitter, slight sweetness but most of al watery, no aftertaste or depth.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
filippomassari (6) - Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2014 does not count
Really tasty beer with heavy bitterness and and a slight citrus taste at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sissio (636) - Orsenigo, ITALY - OCT 20, 2014
Clear copper, cream orange head Malts, cereals, honey, red orange, pink grapefruit Very aromatic with a bitter aftertaste Some citrus or grapefruit

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eduardovl (866) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Nice bottle art. Fans of classic Heavy Metal will love it! :) The beer is also beautiful as the English Bitters use to be. Pours a clear orange color forming a one finger white to yellow head. Aired and thin to medium bubbled. Low retention. It vanishes quickly than I was expecting but leaves a lot of lingering lacings around S: Malts, caramel, crystal malts and some flowery hops. Too light. Weak character T: The same for the taste. Slightly sweet caramel malts in upfront. Overall, very dry in the mouth. Too weak bitterness to a British ESB. Some notes of paperboard M: Light and watery body. Medium to low carbonation. Caramel malts and paperboard aftertaste O: Ok drinkability but very far from the classic and original songs of Iron Maiden [ BA Review @ 8/3/2013 ]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoR (533) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
500 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear orangy colour with small white head. Aroma is toasted malts, fruits, caramel. Taste is pretty much the same. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MonsterMagnet (260) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle, sample .Didn’t take proper tasting notes. Malts, nuts, short finish. Ok.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lillmuffin (84) - Haugesund, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Bougth at Apollon platebar. Golden brown color. White head. Smell of licorice, grass and leather. Taste of hop Sugar and leaves. Surprisingly good.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TyggaBrown (406) - NORWAY - OCT 7, 2014
This surprised me in a positive way. Nicely bitter taste, quite refreshing all in all, and surprisingly well balanced.


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