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Robinsons Trooper (Cask)

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style
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: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3787) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: GBBF 2014.
Appearance: Clear golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, butter, malt.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Butter, malt, caramel, citrus. No bitterness. Malty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissPxx (393) - - SEP 17, 2014
Caramel fruity aroma. Dark brown amber colour with a subtle haze. Quite tangy and hoppy aroma. Not as pleasurable as the aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adasko (410) - Poznan, POLAND - SEP 8, 2014
I wasnít expect much from this beer and I didnít get much. Itís rather average bitter, maybe even letís say average typical bitter. Itís golden and clear. In aroma and taste itís malty. The bitterness is ok, but nothing special.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vladivostok (256) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Pale beer which looks like a fairly standard pint, and so it proved. Not much aroma and very thin for its gravity although it has a pleasant enough mid-mouth bitterness that tails off towards the finish. Not offensive, but not remarkable either

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Benzai (8545) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Clear orange color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, slightly leaves, slightly metallic, lightly bitter. Average body and carbonation. Donít really like it but itís drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1407) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Cask @ Rochester :! A nice malty Esb, pretty textbook. Brown colour Malty nose. Apple caramel and Dusty yeast palate. Pretty nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4497) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
Cask - Biscuit malts. Clear gold with a decent white head. Biscuit malts and and nice simple finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1800) - WALES - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at GBBF. Pale yellow, still, clear, no real head. Aroma is malty, some glue. Body is medium to light, low carbonation. Taste is resin and glueÖ in a good way. A light, malty beer. I was expecting less.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Don2711 (133) - - JUL 30, 2014
Liked this. Bready taste with caramel. Like the aftertaste. Will definitely drink again. Well done the Iron Maiden man. Good strength.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
renffisch (808) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Cask @ Sonisphere 2014 (Maiden headlined Saturday) awesome pint and a lifesaver at a festival that otherwise served Tuborg... dark amber colour, off white creamy head, fresh hey and bready nose, citric hops and cookie malt, sturdy, round, well balanced beer. Quaffable indeed


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