Brawler Pugilist Style Ale | Yards Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
83
good
1,121 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:
1,121
Reviews:
308
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
14.09%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
313
For Trade:
1
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: translucent, but dark amber; no head
S: a bit like a stout, smells like coffee, popcorn
T: leaning bitter; tastes much like it smells, gentle malt, popcorn, coffee
M: light-bodied, carbonated
O: Not recommendable. If someone buys you one, thank them and drink it.

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.68/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: Perhaps this beer's most impressive feature. Ruby in color with darker tones of brown. Small head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma: sweet and malty breadiness followed up by something I just can't place.

Taste: sweetness followed by the breadiness of malt, just as the nose suggested. The taste ends with lasting hints of slightly burnt toast. I feel as if this beer could benefit from a bit more bitterness to balance out the upfront malt presence. Perhaps this is what I'm noticing in the aroma that I can't place.

Mouthfeel: medium light body that figures in with the flavors presented.

Overall: A decent beer and I know it's unfair to compare it to other beers but in my opinion this is yard's worst beer, which may be more of a compliment to their other brews. I wish the backend of this beer had more bitterness, I feel as if it is unbalanced in that aspect.

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Brawler Pugilist Style Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
3.69 out of 5 based on 1,121 ratings.
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