Brawler Pugilist Style Ale | Yards Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
83
good
1,123 Ratings
Brawler Pugilist Style AleBrawler Pugilist Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
yardsbrewing.com

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

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.

Added by garcia2a on 12-10-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,123
Reviews:
309
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
14.09%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
314
For Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my all time favorite beers. Perfect beer all round. Nice and malty and perfect flavor. A great sessionable beer. Nothing wrong with this beer at all!

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I believe this beer is severely underrated. When it comes to session ales, this beer is at the top of the list for me. I have never had a session beer excluding a session IPA with this much depth of flavor and malt character then the Yards Brawler. A buddy of mine and I were talking and we both a agree that this beer goes fantastic with pretzels. Specifically sourdough pretzel nuggets. Overall it is one of my top 5 favorite beers ever and not to mention it did win silver at the GABF.

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5/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Awesome. This is going to be the next keg that I get.

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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4.87/5  rDev +32%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Yards Brewing Co. Brawler, English pub ale
Look: Dark brown with white head. Good carbonation, but not too much there which fits into the style.
Smell: There is really not much going on with the smell. I didn't smell much of anything.
Taste: It is a super smooth malty beer with notes of caramel and some nutty flavors. There is a light sweetness and some roasyness to it. I don't taste a ton of hops per se, but it does have a slightly bitter finish which may be hops, or roasty bitterness. I love the malty aspects of this beer. They have really done well with that. The only thing that would put it over the top is if it had a bit more of an aroma to it.
Feel: Smooth and light, but a decent body.
Overall: A great session beer, but also just a good malt foreward beer with alot of flavor. I will have this again most likely soon.

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4.83/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Smooth lager with exceptional taste. Dark color and good overall

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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Brawler Pugilist Style Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
3.69 out of 5 based on 1,123 ratings.
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