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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

770 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 770
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 18
Gots: 49 | 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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03-27-2012 21:45:03 | More by alexrich82
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ClavisAurea

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4.47/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap in a pint glass.

Appearance: reddish copper with a thin head and good lace

Nose: malty and sweet with an empty quality that opens up to warm spices

Taste: fresh, malty sweet, slight spice in the finish

Mouthfeel: rich and pleasant

Drinkability: excellent; I could drink this all night

Serving type: on-tap

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CowsCanBark

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear cherry-brown with a one-finger tan head. Nice lacing left on the glass as I drink.

Smell: Very malty, toasty, with a nice spicy smell.

Taste: Nice sweet malts, very roasty tasting, almost a coffee flavor. A tiny bit of bitterness in the finish, as well as a taste that kind of reminds me of prunes, which is a good thing.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and medium bodied, light carbonation. Not crisp but certainly refreshing and certainly not a sipper!

Overall: Probably one of my favorite's from Yards, roasty and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

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icoffey

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Never had this beer before I bought a Varity Pack while in the Philadelphia Area. I have had the IPA and the Philadelphia Pale Ale, which I really like. The Brawler has a dark color with a great smell. The taste is smooth and very flavorful. Good after taste. When I am back in the Philadelphia Area, I will get more of this Ale.

Serving type: on-tap

10-23-2011 16:30:37 | More by icoffey
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rickmick

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this on cask today at Varga Bar in Philly.

The head was thick and creamy, and the beer is a pleasant dark brown color. There isn't a lot of flavor here, either in the smell or the taste. That's not really a problem. What flavor does exist is pleasant--I had this on cask, and the beer was quite warm, and there is really nothing NOT to like about the beer in terms of flavor. There's also nothing that will wow you either. However, I drank this very quick without noticing. It is an extremely drinkable beer, and the low ABV makes it one of the best session beers I can think of.

I've also had this on tap, and the carbonation gives it a little more action, but the smoothness of the cask can not be beat.

Serving type: cask

09-27-2009 00:03:45 | More by rickmick
Brawler Pugilist Style Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
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