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

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RATINGS: 658   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyStudent (4) - London, Kent, - AUG 14, 2013
Wanted to try this beer as I wanted to see what Bruce Dickinson has come up with. A good, dark beer with noticeable fruity flavor hints


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 (635) - 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 (865) - 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 (257) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JimmyBoy74 (242) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2014
50 cl systembolaget. En helt ok öl med tanke på lanseringen som Iron Maiden öl positivt överraskad!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (198) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
Yep, quite like that. Dark gold with a bit of head. Gives off a nice aroma; sweet, citrus, floral, some malt. Flavours of light caramel malt, slightly nutty and, as the bottle suggests, subtle lemon. Would be nicer if a bit more body to it, but not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oldschool_Mike (21) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a light copper with white head that leaves nice lacing. Light aroma of sweet bread and lemon. Taste is lemony citrus with a little bready malt. Fantastic beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10


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