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Robinsons Trooper (Cask)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4663) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 5, 2016
Finally got to try some of this at the GBBF. Trooper sample at GBBF lovely copper Amber with mild green hoppy nose, smooth flavor and easy drinking but I want more metal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenkiGonzo (1076) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 17, 2016
Cask at TLW, Cork. Amber pour with a fine white head. Malty, woody and quite dry. Just okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3912) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2016
Tried at the old post office in Newark. Deep amber colour with a light beige head. Nice malty aroma and taste, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (4211) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2016
Cask at the Hope, Richmond. Bright golden-brown with a thin ring and a lemony malty nose. Dry-sweet and lightly bitter, hints of toast and lemon, faint touches of liquorice, and an earthy bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1900) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Cask at The Fountain, Leek. A clear amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, slight biscuit, a little orange, subtle lemon and spicy, earthy hops. Taste is similar of caramel, some biscuit, slight orange, subtle lemon and spicy, earthy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A bittersweet, biscuity, earthy hop bitterness in the finish. Nothing exceptional because it’s from Robinsons. It is easy drinking and has a decent range of flavours. Rated it decently because Bruce Dickinson was involved.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (482) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Copper with thin head. Malty, easy drinking... solid but unadventurous ESB

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sjohnh (773) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2015
Fairly standard, malt based bitter. Colour of golden syrup, nice and clear with a small white head. Body a bit on the light side. Malts give a caramel base and a slightly sweeter toffee flavour running through the middle of it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaKeAFC (971) - ITALY - AUG 28, 2015
Amber color, soft persistent offwhite head, plenty of lacing. Caramel malts with lemon and UK hops. Mild sweetness, balanced by delicate bitterness. Fruity and woody notes in the fairly dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Robinsons Trooper ].
Clear medium orange amber color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sweet malt. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet malt, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140814]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11368) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 28, 2015
Pint, hand-pulled cask at Dog & Duck. Almost clear amber body. Clingy lacing from a filmy layer. Biscuit and oily hops on the nose. Similar taste with a mixture of caramel, biscuit, and herbal hosp. Bittersweet tail. Medium bodied. Decent. Extra score for Eddie on the pump clip (London 11.07.2015).

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