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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

773 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 773
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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WissBrauSean

Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I poured this beer cool from the bottle and it poured a very dark and clear amber/mahogany with a one finger tan head that stays as a ring around the glass and leaves nice light lacing, but not much.

There are aromas of roasted grains, dark sweet malts and bread. mmm Bread! only very light though. I don't get much in the way of fruity esters perhaps a tiny bit.

The taste is straightforward and roasted malts with some caramel sweetness with a dry and very mild hoppiness at the end. It's almost balanced but more sweet than hoppy. Nothing about the flavour is over the top as the beer is a bit thin which keeps it all in line.

Mouthfeel is of a sweet nature with the body kind of lighter than you would expect with a beer of this colour. It more has the body of a lager. The carbonation can feel flat, and perhaps that is why I feel the body is thin. The carbonation seems more apparent at the finish. It's different!

Overall I find this beer incredibly good especially for a session beer that you could drink all night as it has the roasted notes and caramel that I love in a British beer and is yet not overly sweet. The body is a bit lacking but that is why it is sessionable and fits with the style so I am going to have to give this beer at least a 4 out of 5.

If you drink butweezer, put that urine down and try one of these. I would be a great beer to help ease yourself off of your addiction to garbage!

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 02:12:13 | More by WissBrauSean
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bruachan

District of Columbia

4.28/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

this is my first airport review!

reddish copper color with no head, but i wouldn't trust airport glassware to be optimal for froth (froth certainly isn't encouraged in such establishments--or the rest of the macro-drinking nation)

sweet aroma. husky/grainy

breadcrusty flavors with esters that grow as the beer warms; appropriate bitterness. not much depth of flavor but that might be acceptable in this style. softer nutty elements creep in with the warmth

Serving type: on-tap

06-05-2010 22:42:37 | More by bruachan
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Brawler Pugilist Style Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 773 ratings.