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Brawler Pugilist Style Ale - Yards Brewing Co.

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Brawler Pugilist Style AleBrawler Pugilist Style Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

837 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 837
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 23
Gots: 81 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The most approachable of our ales, Brawler is malt forward and delicately hopped for a knockout flavor. Its smooth character, hints of caramel and toast, and remarkable drinkability define this ruby colored brew as a true session ale. Perfect when you want to go more than a few rounds.

(Beer added by: garcia2a on 12-10-2008)
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Photo of sierranevadabill
4.6/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I know that big, high-alcohol, massive flavor beers are en vogue at the moment but I'm really starting to appreciate the easy drinking subtleties of a mild.

During Philly Beer Week I must have sample over 100 different beers and one of the beers that sticks out in my mind is truly Brawler. After 4 plus 12 hour days of drinking, brawler is just what I had been searching for. An easy drinking flavorful, low-alcohol beer that I could sip on all afternoon without loosing my head.

Kudos guys...job well done. To make a tasty beer with big flavors in a session strength is no easy feat.

I hope more breweries follow suit and I can't wait to get back to Yards and try another glass of Brawler.

sierranevadabill, Mar 17, 2009
Photo of malvarez_e15
4.52/5  rDev +23.2%

malvarez_e15, Yesterday at 12:43 AM
Photo of Ldicerto
4/5  rDev +9%

Wonderful coffee notes on first swallow. Smooth finish. Lovely beer. Will be adding to my rotation.

Ldicerto, Yesterday at 10:32 PM
Photo of TrishParry
5/5  rDev +36.2%

The closest American craft to a true English ale I've tasted.

TrishParry, Yesterday at 05:00 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mikefuski17, Tuesday at 03:42 PM
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4/5  rDev +9%

Ry311, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of lurpy1
2.4/5  rDev -34.6%

Calling a beer a mild is no excuse for the beer not having any flavor. This was highly unsatisfying and watery to drink. Not recommended.

lurpy1, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

zestar, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

RSNeely89, Sep 08, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -7.4%

ChipChaight, Aug 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

pgrow, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Lucular, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Leiermann, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

greyghost86, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

alienlifeforcecube, Aug 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

muskiesman, Aug 21, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +23.2%

FrancsnBeans, Aug 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

LukeLorence, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of orcrist_cleaver
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

A fine tasting mild, and perfect for mild days because it doesn't sacrifice a full flavor. Caramel malts and significant roasted almond quality. Nice floral bitterness, strawberry on a biscuit toast. No buttery flavor, and on the dry side. It's a tight feeling beer, lingering astringency. Robust and gassy crispness cover the sweetness making the beer very approachable.

orcrist_cleaver, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

cyber_phoenix, Aug 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

ihocky2, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

RPH2327, Aug 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

MayorOfMayfair, Aug 17, 2014
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Brawler Pugilist Style Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 837 ratings.