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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 922   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


UDBeernut's rating

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
UDBeernut (2638) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Pours deep cold, frothy head. Flowers, malt, before washed out by cardboard, glue, and chalk. FTFM. Total drain pour.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (5642) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Tea nose, mild treacle. Clear tea colored, thin head. Tea, dried leaves, and dark honey, not very sweet. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
plaugher (407) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours a clear amber with a finger of white soapy head with retention and much lacing. Caramel malts, maybe a little bit of something citrus, touch of Golding hop. Sweet biscuit and caramel flavour, but really quite thin on the palate. I had low hopes given the branding, but it was quite nice. (No Fullers, but not much is). A pleasant bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ardel1991 (130) - - SEP 12, 2016
Ciemno bursztynowe z beżową pianą. Aromaty gruszki, chleba, delikatny alkohol. W smaku karmelowe, trawy, lekkie palone słody. Pod koniec trochę cytrusowe. Lekko kwaskowe.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bierdimpfe (327) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2016
Slightly veiled dark amber brown color with a strong amount of activity. Weak lightly creamy beige half a finger head that lasts for 5 minutes, with a good amount of legs. Aromas of bread and butter with faint malt and a hint of scotch. Flavors of rich bitter caramel, burnt sugar, roasted grains, faint citrus, grassy noble hops, toffee, herbal spices. Some sweetness while highly sharp and bitter. Smooth creamy full body with the perfect amount of zesty carbonation. Medium strength finish that ends quite clean, with a palate of noble spices, roasted malt, and zesty citrus. Overall very good quality craft offering tasty flavors with a strong sharp fresh feel. Almost as good as a Fullers ESB.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mishnok (90) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
From 500ml bottle. Pours copper coloured with small creamy head. Light aroma of hops and citrus. Taste of caramel malts and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ghawener (1567) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - SEP 1, 2016
Bottle: i guess co-branding works, some prefer this over Fuller’s ESB. Flat and watery.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sir__v (2042) - Lille, FRANCE - AUG 31, 2016
Bottle shared with bartom34 - Color: clear amber beer with no carbonation and small white foam. Smell: malt domination, bitter notes. Caramel finish. Toffee. Taste: light body with caramel malt, not so fruity, caramel domination and high bitter blast. Easy drinkable. Standard beer. Aftertaste: caramel and bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jice (312) - Grenoble, FRANCE - AUG 29, 2016
J’adore le design et le dessin ... qui ont déclenché l’achat. Aucune attente particulière pour une bière marketing, mais très agréablement surpris. Maltée, caramel, toffee, vraiment agréable.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (21403) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Bottle. Chillhazy golden amber color. Aroma of herbal caramel. Taste is sweet biscuit.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gajus (29) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Wygląd: piana niewielka drobnopęcherzykowa Lacing: obecny Aromat: słodowy, lekko chmielowy smak: słodowy, lekko chmielowy Goryczka: średnia. Wcale nie zalega na języku. Nasycenie: średnie/wysokie


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