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

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RATINGS: 886   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
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.
www.ironmaidenbeer.com


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cokolwiek11 (299) - POLAND - APR 13, 2016
Light amber clear beer with white head. Aroma: hint of malts (caramel, cookies, bread), hint of esters. Taste: light sweet from malts with light herbal bitter from hops. Palate: light to medium body, high carbonation. Overall: OKish bitter, BORING beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (10579) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 10, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at Yoav’s place. Thanks Yoav. Hazy goldenj. Aroma of oxidation, cardboard, malt, honey, a bit of stale hops. Sweetish flavor with malt, a bit of cardboard, a honey note, and bitterish stale hops. Too old, but still pretty drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PictouRx (160) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2016
bottle lcbo, pour into pint glass, dark yellow amber, heavy carbonation, malty, thin texture, slight bitter finish, some lemon. Ok beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Baramba (703) - ITALY - APR 7, 2016
Orange with small head. Malt aroma, sweet caramel flavour, some toasted, weak finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, courtoisie de MAM, dégustée le 5/7/2015.
Visuel : Couleur : cuivré-dorée. Apparence : claire.
Arôme : Grains de malt sucrés, léger houblon herbeux, fruité (agrumes) aux notes florales et terreuses, notes de caramel.
Goût : En entrée de bouche : Léger goût fruité (agrumes) avec des notes épicées (poivrées). Une dominante de grains de malt sucré et de caramel doux est présente avec une légère amertume de houblon herbeux, légèrement terreux et aux notes florales.
En bouche : Corps : moyen-mince. Effervescence : moyenne-douce. Texture : légèrement crémeuse. Finale : moyenne, composée d’une légère amertume de houblon herbeux aux notes florales terreuses et fruitées.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2036) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, drunk at home. Golden-orange brown, alarmingly glowy. Clear with a microfilm of white head. Pleasant smell, some sprucey hops mixed with the caramel base of the malt. Taste is sweetly malty as well but none the worse for it, although the buttering turn at the end tastes a bit artificial. Not a great finish - slightly too astringent - and the body is noticeably thin, carbonation a touch too heavy. Not a world-beater but it’s got a fair bit going for it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wombat23 (380) - Texas, USA - APR 1, 2016
Shared 16.9 oz. can. Pours a deep gold with an off-white head. Aroma is light malt and grass with some mild fruitiness. Taste is malt, caramel, bread, and very light citrus. I prefer this over its heavier cousin, Trooper 666.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
darbeer75 (316) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2016
Aroma: Initial positive impression with some fruit and hops fades quickly but still there; Appearance: hazy golden amber pour with white head that dissipates fairly quickly; Taste: smooth, not particularly complex; a little fruity with vague bitterness; pretty forgettable; Palate: light bodied with short finish; Overall: okay; would probably not buy again.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vomit (232) - Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2016
GREATEST BEER OF ALL TIME (created by IRON MAIDEN); BEST TASTING BEER OF ALL TIME (created by IRON MAIDEN); BEST BAND OF ALL TIME (not SHITTING YOU!); TASTIEST LOGO OF ALL TIME (created by IRON MAIDEN) ; Only one beer stands taller....BLATZ!!!! Val himself would roll full force with this one, if he was alive today. He’s not, so the glory is all his!!! UP THE IRONS!!!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1749) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 20, 2016
Cobriza clara. Adoma tostado, malteado, miel. En boca se bebe muy bien, ligera, muy malteada, pero compensada en parte con amargor cítrico que queda en los labios. Buena.


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