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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

826 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 826
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 21
Gots: 74 | 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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Foulkamania


4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

05-28-2012 03:31:11 | More by Foulkamania
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beermanbrian

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-28-2012 00:45:57 | More by beermanbrian
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

05-27-2012 23:13:01 | More by IPAchris
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hockenbeer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-26-2012 01:28:19 | More by hockenbeer
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%

Bottle poured into a pint glass

The appearance is a clean and clear dark caramel brown. The head disappeared almost instantly and left no real lacing. The aroma is candy sweet and that is about all. The flavor is mild with hints of roasted grain and a lot of sweetness. There is just a touch of hops to balance the sweetness of this brew. The MF is light and crisp as it should be.

Overall, this is a pretty decent session beer and an alright mild brown ale. Nothing spectacular but nothing amazing either.

05-22-2012 15:30:37 | More by jifigz
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-22-2012 01:22:59 | More by SickNukes
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HarmonMW

Missouri

2/5  rDev -45.5%

05-20-2012 20:44:09 | More by HarmonMW
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seyton

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-19-2012 21:18:05 | More by seyton
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ksiazewski

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +36.2%

05-19-2012 03:26:47 | More by ksiazewski
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Tpsauer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

05-18-2012 15:49:57 | More by Tpsauer
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-17-2012 13:54:03 | More by KAP1356
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-16-2012 02:53:48 | More by TheMultiYeast
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-15-2012 22:44:58 | More by pearljam118
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +4.4%

This is a nice treat and a little different style offering for a PA brewery.

Lovely aromas of roasted grains, caramel, and a little nutty. All present in the taste. Just a little fruitiness as well. But with all that aroma and flavor, this beer has a nice even finish. Very balanced, which makes this beer big on flavor but easy on the pallet.

Very drinkable and a change up from the normal offering of a PA brewer. Very good.

05-14-2012 21:27:29 | More by Buggies
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jculler82

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

05-14-2012 12:36:22 | More by jculler82
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KimbarkBrewCrew

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-11-2012 21:17:10 | More by KimbarkBrewCrew
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

Served in a 10 oz chalice glass

Appearance – Served a deep red-brownish color with a lighter just off white head. The head faded rather fast leaving only a very light amount of lacing.

Smell – Roasted and more nutty aromas are heaviest. The darker/nutty smells are accompanied by some sweeter aromas of molasses and brown sugar.

Taste – The taste follows the nose quite well. It starts out quite roasty with some good sweetness. A brown bread flavor with hints of nuts mixed within. The sweetness in the flavor at the start is largely of brown sugar. As the taste advances however the brown sugar transitions to a more bitter chocolate flavor. This overall bitters the flavor a bit, and at the end leaves a more dry/bitter roasted flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – While at only 4.8 % abv it has a rather creamy body, which complements the roasty flavors well. The carbonation of the brew is on the normal side.

Overall – A light abv beer with a roasty flavor. Not the greatest darker brew, but lighter and good for a session beer. One to try.

05-10-2012 23:50:29 | More by Darkmagus82
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InsuranceGuy

Delaware

4/5  rDev +9%

05-09-2012 20:28:11 | More by InsuranceGuy
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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-07-2012 01:26:31 | More by bvlaminck
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tommyd313

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-06-2012 20:42:14 | More by tommyd313
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Njstoutlover23

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

05-04-2012 02:22:11 | More by Njstoutlover23
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1p5v

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-02-2012 01:47:24 | More by 1p5v
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dseiters

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-30-2012 09:15:05 | More by dseiters
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lknox511

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-29-2012 20:20:41 | More by lknox511
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chucksim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

04-29-2012 14:11:52 | More by chucksim
Brawler Pugilist Style Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 826 ratings.