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

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RATINGS: 687   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.
www.ironmaidenbeer.com


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (542) - - JUN 15, 2013
(Bottle) Clear amber beer with a thin head. Malt and caramel in the smell, flavour has a hit of bitter hop, followed with the malt and a tangy fruit edge to it. Finish is quite dry and hoppy too.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2215) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Malty malterson ..................................................

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsmanigold (24) - - DEC 21, 2014
This beer has a malty flavor backed up by notes of citrus and hops. It was a decent beer. I would drink again if available. I wasn’t expecting too much from what I thought was a novelty beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bedni (176) - POLAND - DEC 21, 2014
color amber, taste malt with medium bitterness, low beige head I little citrus in aroma, mostly malt

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SotallyTober (40) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Pours a clear copper with think off white head that fade fast. There’s a caramel, and malt aroma. Flavor’s of tea, caramel, lemon, and malts. Medium body that was crisp and bitter on the palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
2014-12-07. Crisp caramel amber body with a small off white head. 3+ Aroma is malty, toasty caramel malt. Flavour is similar, toasty caramel English malt character. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3+ Solid take on the style but it’s not really my cup of tea. Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Gerardgathier (367) - - DEC 16, 2014
Oke deze was voor de tick, niet bepaald lekker, slap. Totaal geen pit in dit bier amper mout of hop te bekennen in dit bier

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VDuquerroux (400) - Airvault, FRANCE - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle, 500mL. Home. A clear brown orange beer with a big white head ; medium retention. Aroma of caramel, smoke, herbs. Medium sweet, dry medium bitter refreshing. Medium body and texture, good carbonation, sweet smoky finish. Overall, a pleasant bitter ale, good lacing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6089) - Reno, Nevada, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Cool label, but that’s about it. Not even up to par as an average beer or bitter. Kinda boring. Some lackluster hops (light lemon and orange) and well balanced, but just not exciting.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (6164) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 9, 2014
12/9/14. Pint bottle from Warehouse. This doesn’t seem to be a very metal beer. Oh well, here goes. Clear golden copper pour with a small, fluffy khaki head that fades and laces a little. Plain aroma, bitter maltiness, husky, butter, tea.... screams English beer. Malty flavor, earthy, dirt, burnt caramel, toffee, almost meaty in a way, black tea... strikes me as English for sure. Touches of lemon peel. Eh. Disappointed, Maiden.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tomskalle (9) - - DEC 6, 2014 does not count
Drukket på gaffel og karaffel. Mellombrun farge, lett krydder lukt, lite annet. Ganske nøytral smak.


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