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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

768 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 768
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 17
Gots: 47 | 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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Joshuwutphilly

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

07-30-2013 01:52:35 | More by Joshuwutphilly
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Tamaquadan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-29-2013 20:27:09 | More by Tamaquadan
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RnRManifesto

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +36.2%

07-28-2013 05:11:03 | More by RnRManifesto
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-27-2013 23:58:33 | More by Jeffrey2310
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TimHitchings

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-22-2013 23:23:47 | More by TimHitchings
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-21-2013 18:53:03 | More by Yabev15
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scottDC

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-21-2013 15:36:29 | More by scottDC
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Metz

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

07-21-2013 00:41:33 | More by Metz
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rwshelton2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-20-2013 23:43:49 | More by rwshelton2
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beautiful, brown in color, with a faint amber hue. The head is tan, and lasting. It's a clean-smelling, malty brew. Light malt, alight toast. The hop smell is herbal, but distant. Mild. Solid flavor...malt and a little bitterness. Earthy and satisfying. It would go well with a burger. Medium body. Good, and drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 20:27:18 | More by Suds
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Cdmomo79

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-17-2013 23:40:48 | More by Cdmomo79
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance: pours a deep, dark mahogany with a full finger and a half of white head that lasted a long while before slowly dissolving into a thin lacing of foam that covered the entire top of the beer.

Aroma: Very, very malty, like fresh rye and/or pumpernickel bread with some floral notes, like clover and hay. Some caramel in the nose as well, but only a little. Really, the dominant smell of this beer is fresh bread. Beautiful!

Taste: Very malty up front with some nice dark bread flavors. Very roasty too, but without any of the smoke flavors that you get from other roasty beers like a porter or a stout. Actually, it’s more nutty than roasty. There’s some nice sweetness in the middle, caramel or molasses, with some very slight hops in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium with some nice carbonation to tickle the taste buds. Actually, it’s a little creamy too. The low alcohol content, it only clocks in at 4.2% ABV, results in no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a very good beer. Very malty, which is perfect for a malt fiend like me, and very quaffable. So far, I’m impressed with the Yards Brewing Company

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 20:54:42 | More by Jeffreysan
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz. bottle poured into standard bar pint glass. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a deep brown, almost mahogany when held up to the light. A small, tan head doesn't stick around too long, eventually fading down to a thin, bubbly cap with a few holes in it. There's not a whole lot of lacing left behind, but a few streaks here and there can be seen.

S: Malty, semi-sweet, hints of chocolate, lightly-roasted grain, and some caramelized sugar. Not as complex or forward as I had hoped, but still solid.

T: This one is kind of light on the palette, offering some nice milky-chocolate flavors, caramelized sugar, a nice light touch of roasted grains and malts. Small instances of mild hop bitterness peek through it all in the finish. Low ABV on this one means the alcohol is pretty non-existent on the tongue.

M: The body on this one is on the lighter side with a very mild carbonation. An overall silky feeling makes this a very drinkable ale.

O: Seeing how Yards is about as local as local gets for me, I've been making my rounds sampling their brews whenever I can. Yards hit the nail on the head with this one, making a very solid, sessionable pub brew. If you're ever looking for something flavorful while remaining light enough to knock a few pints back, give this one a second look—it's, if nothing else, worth the try.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 18:10:35 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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MrBoh

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-14-2013 01:42:17 | More by MrBoh
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mikerems

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-08-2013 04:50:45 | More by mikerems
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-07-2013 16:51:24 | More by Kunstman
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skriv

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

07-06-2013 01:40:44 | More by skriv
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-01-2013 23:39:03 | More by johnnnniee
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LoveStout

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

06-30-2013 19:38:33 | More by LoveStout
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Cardmarauder

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-29-2013 00:40:17 | More by Cardmarauder
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-25-2013 21:46:49 | More by petermethot
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Jotunn

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-23-2013 14:17:09 | More by Jotunn
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A-red brown color with an off-white head and decent lacing

S-toasted malt, brown sugar, earthy

T-toasted malt, caramel, earthy,nutty, slight bitterness in the finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-a decent session beer, easy drinking

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 02:24:20 | More by MDDMD
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-23-2013 02:17:13 | More by dexterk1
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parkwood

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-17-2013 01:13:20 | More by parkwood
Brawler Pugilist Style Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 768 ratings.