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

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RATINGS: 630   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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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
greg122 (9) - - FEB 18, 2014 does not count
Maiden baby. Up the irons..,................................m........m

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SPDickerman (941) - Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Pours clear copper with a yellowish head. Smells of caramel and light fruitiness. Taste is light sweetness, a little fruity, and a touch bitter. Light-bodied with a wet texture and mild mouth-carbonation, Robinsons Iron Maiden Trooper finishes with a kiss of bitterness.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PieMan70 (25) - - JUN 6, 2013
Smooth and full bodied. Good bitter taste with slight citrus aftertaste. Good slightly pale colour

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
manorolo (9) - BRAZIL - APR 21, 2014 does not count
Cerveja forte, clara, 4,7%vol., espumante, sabor caramelizado suave, odor de cogumelos frescos articulado com uma nota de giz no fundo, muito boa, combina com pratos com massas e pães que levem carne bovina, suína ou ovina, mas deve harmonizar particularnente bem com pratos à base de carne de coelho.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3181) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 10, 2013
Ładny kolor bursztynu no i ta etykieta Iron Maiden. Lubię Heavy Metal wiec taka edycja przypadla mi do gustu. Piwo jest gozkie mocne i nawet jakby pikantne. Bardzo dobrze nachmielony Special Bitter ze srednia piana no ale w koncu to klasyczne brytyjskie ale wiec nie ma co sie czepiac piany. Polecam nie tylko milosnikom Iron Maiden:)

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cantabrian (811) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 21, 2013
You’ll rate this beer, but I’ll rate it too, You’ll fill your glass, but I’ll be done and through, But when I try to use the song for this, The rhymes are crap as in those tunes from Kiss … Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh! Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh! - The bottle opens and the charge begins, But on this battle everybody wins, When gold and copper pours into the glass, I know this beer’s gonna kick some arse … Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh! Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh! - The nose is subtle, caramels and fruits, Nothing as pungent as the trooper’s boots, And for the taste of this Holy Grail, The mighty flavour of a perfect ale - The bitter sweetness really stirs my tongue, So many flavours, some will be unsung, We get the biscuits and a bit of grass, Oh shit I have to rhyme again with “arse”… Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh! Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh! - This is so balanced, near enough to “10”, I could be fightin’ hundred thousand men, Not only tasty, it goes down so well, All other Metal beers can burn in hell - While Amon Amarth try to brew their mead, Kiss has their crappy lager made by Swedes, ACDC just brewed their shit mainstream, But Eddie makes you mosh and bang and scream! … Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh! Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hstreet (70) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
AI thought this stuuff was fantastic...Super quality...only complaint I have is the price? Brucey cmon now!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeFrench (2) - - JUN 22, 2013 does not count
Appearance: Dark amber Aroma: Biscuity, light caramel, hint of lemon citrus Taste: Biscuity, mild bitter, long dry aftertaste Easy on the palate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
quinndave88 (19) - Indiana, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Admittedly, this is as gimmick-y as it gets. However; Trooper ale is actually a great beer. More of an amber ale than a golden ale. Drinkability is awesome - I just had a bottle, and I could go for another. This beer is every bit as good as Fat Tire (and I love Fat Tire). A bit pricey, as least for we U.S. residents, but I’ve paid more for worse beer....

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flensburger (4) - Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 19, 2014 does not count
There are a lot of wines carrying the names of famous Rock or Metal bands. This is the only product that appears to be authentic. It’s not just the label. Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden’s vocalist, was involved in developing this beer. It’s amber and smells of malt and citrus, which is due to the Cascade hops used besides Bobec and Goldings. It starts malty and reminds a bit of nuts, especially hazelnuts. It could be a bit more full-bodied, which doesn’t mean it tastes watery. The finish is very convincing with its citrus-like hop aroma. The hop aroma and the malty character are well-balanced. Well done, Bruce!


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