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Robinsons Trooper (Cask)

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

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask; Regular

Trooper takes its name from the Iron Maiden song which is inspired by the famous Charge of the Light Brigade. Being a real ale enthusiast, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has developed a beer which has true depth of character.
Trooper is a Premium British Beer inspired by Iron Maiden and handcrafted at Robinsons brewery. 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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
Cask (handpump) at the Red Lion, Littleborough on 3 August 2013. Coppery colour. Thin white head. Earthy feel with a fair amount of fruity bitterness. Decent enough traditional style bitter - can’t say I picked up much influence from the Cascade hops. There’s a hint of residual sweetness but that’s balanced by the robust bitterness. Very slight sharp apple notes - maybe a touch green on this occasion - but not enough to be too problematic.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nihtila (1468) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
31.7.2014. Sour aroma with lemon, peach. Taste is very sour, covering almost everything else.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
cask at armoury stockport ... golden amber ... creamy white head ... soft floral orange nose ... juicy fruits ... light floral lemon and orange ... juicy fruit ..middling but ok

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1902) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Aroma: fruity, bread and grain malts, some caramel. Appearance: clear amber, small, frothy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: turns light bitter quickly, grains again, maybe some citrus fruits, slightly dry finish. Overall: very malty but nice ESB, lacks some complexity, so not quite up there. Pint at the Three Tuns, Marble Arch.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (211) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Nice Robinson beer widely available nice and smooth good session ale Best drunk: pre meal in the Healey Rochdale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdmmb (1179) - USA - FEB 6, 2015
Drunk on draught at the Warwick in London. Enjoyable hoppy bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (4534) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(cask) hazy golden-amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of marzipan and heavy pear, with a light hint of grass, some yeast and caramel. flavour is mostly yeast, herbal hops and overripe apricots, with some light notes of caramel and more pears. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (8471) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2015
Cask at the Oval, Croydon. It pours clear amber-brown with a decent off-white head. The nose is toasty, brown bread, biscuit and light caramel sweetness. The taste is malt-driven, toasty, leather, wood, biscuit, brown bread, caramel, light pepper and nut with a dry sort of finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Not bad, but far from exciting. OK bitter, but forgettable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2518) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 28, 2014
Cask @Great British Beer Festival 2014, London Olympia. 16-08-2014.
Pours dark gold. Fruity and citrusy nose, taste follows. Medium body, mild bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34340) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty. Light herbal. Bitter, toasted, light fruity. Breadish. Dry and slight herbal. Bitter and dry finish.


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