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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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 for when you want to go a few rounds.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
agillespie81 (315) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Aroma - basic malt; Appearance - deep reddish-brown, fluffy head, poor lacing; Taste - mild malt front, back has a faint roasted character, flavorless finish; Palate - crisp, extremely watered-down; Overall - little flavor, very light for the style, quite a disappointment, definitely doesn’t live up to its name.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2314) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2010
a kitchen sink kind of brew. it is a lightly hoppy and pleasantly disjointed hop brew so as to taste herb like with licorice, and even a trace of far off mint. aroma of a clean old beer joint ( i like that). malty frothy zingy carbonation to this deep brown and rooty tasting (with a little dirt still on the roots) beer its a take on an old style that to me seems successful... or maybe it is the old stuff. trace of fruit punch and id like to hear who can discern the fruits! good

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (9266) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2010
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market, Charlottesville, VA. Pours a slightly hazy purplish brown color with a thin head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma of chocolate, caramel and nuts. Taste is very similar, but with some bitter hop notes and faint fruits as well. Thin-medium bodied. Decent.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Fratto (2700) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2010
Bottle from Cavie. Sour apple and spinach aroma. Vegetation taste, malts, grapes, roasted nuts. Creamy.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cavie (3882) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2010
Clear ruby red pour. Foamy white head. Very earthy sweet smell. Lots of heavy fruit with clay and chemical cleaner. Taste is somewhat flat and bitter with a tea leaf kinda flavor. Bitter finish, like chewing on a dry tea-leaf directly.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 12, 2010
Bottled. Amber but more brown with little off-white head. Aroma is of caramel mostly with nuts and toasty maltiness. Flavor is similar but a little grainy... not enough bitter to finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeputyAndy (632) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2010
dark amber pour. lingering head. tastes buttery, roasted malts, with a cinnamin flavor. sessionable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (6492) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2009
12 ounce bottle. Pours a murky brown/red with a medium white head. The aroma is nutty sugary notes. A sweet flavor; lots of toasted malts, sugary sweet flavor and nuts. Sort of hot and strong. Decent. An odd mild ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3564) - Laurel, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2009
12 oz. bottle that I received as part of a Christmas gift from my friend Paul. Pours a mostly clear reddish amber with a moderate off-white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left bits of lace. Mild but pleasant aroma of malt and just a bit of citrus. The flavor is predominantly malt with with some light bitterness at the finish. This is a nice problem-free beer that is very sessionable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigbobdog (39) - USA - DEC 9, 2009
Pours a deep copper color. Small head. Aroma is of malt. Very easy to drink and enjoyable.


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