Robinsons TROOPER Light Brigade

Robinsons TROOPER Light Brigade, Robinsons Brewery
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
78
Aroma:
20 / 24
Flavor:
32 / 40
Appearance:
4 / 6
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20
Description 

Light Brigade is a golden beer created by Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson with Robinsons Brewery. Made using Chinook hops to give a fruity taste, complemented by Goldings for a rounded after taste. The flavor is malty with a citrus hop note and refreshing character and aroma.
A portion of proceeds from the sale of this beer will be contributed to Help For Heroes (www.helpforheros.org.uk).

Profile

ABV: 
4.1%
Hops: 
Chinook, Goldings
Judges Review 
Rodney A. Tillinghast's picture
Judges Rating:
78
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
32 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

Robinsons TROOPER Light Brigade by Robinsons Brewery was judged as a British Golden Ale (Style 12A). This beer features robust golden color, extremely clear in the glass, with a small head that fell quickly but not excessively lacking for lace. 

Slight biscuit aroma, becoming more prevalent when it warmed, collaborating with English-derived earthy hops, along with some diacetyl lurking in the background. 

Very light caramel and grainy cereal flavors, supported by quite aggressive hopping levels. 

Upon the finish, the hops bordered on a harshness, detracting from the overall lightness of the body. Pleasant drinker, with some terrific British Isle aspects, but the harshness of the hopping levels (or possibly variety) were somewhat of a turn-off. 

Brewery Introduction

After twelve successful years as the landlord of Unicorn, Lower Hillgate, Stockport, William Robinson purchased the inn from Samuel Hole on 29th September 1838. By 1849 William had remarried after the early death of his wife Juliet and moved to Heaton Norris, leaving George, his oldest son to... Read More

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