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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElJefe (553) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2009
Pours a nice copper color with a creamy light tan head. Aroma of cereal, bread, and caramle is marred by a metallic presense. Malty, bready, nutty flavor with a touch of roastiness and fruit. Minimal hops in this one, as would be expected for the style. Relatively substantial mouthfeel. A solid if unremarkable mild, but a nice session brew that I would definitely have again. A cask version might be interesting. (12 oz. bottle)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9570) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2009
On tap at the Grey Lodge. Poured a medium brownish/deep amberish color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of roastiness, chocolate, and some caramel. Tastes of the same roastiness, caramel, and a little earthy. Not bad for a 4% beer for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Bottle. Pours an amber body with an off white head. Malty with some roasted malt a hint of chocolate and some mild sweetness however the malt also carries with it a dank toffee and caramel flavor. Creamy and thin at the same time. Hmm i am stumped i like this i suppose not something i usually say with yards or milds...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2009
On tap at Eulogy Belgian in Philly. Light roast, ligh dark fruit notes, Clear dark amber brown with small white head. Sweet malty with a light roasty astringency. Dry finish with light bitterness. Good mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2009
Bottle Pours a good clear amber with a deminishing off white head. The lacing could be a touch better. Has a good aroma of caramel, toffee, roast, and some earthiness. Has an okay carbonation. The flavor is hearty. Plenty of sweet malts. Has a light to medium body. Has a good finish with a nice aftertaste. First beer from Yards I have had in a little and good as expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (2920) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - SEP 15, 2009
On draft at the Half Moon as an "English Ale," probably should have left it at that. The pour was copper-brown-reddish with a fairly weak head. The aroma was caramel, tofee, and brown sugar. The flavor was overly malty brown sugar sweet with some caramel, figs, lacking other fruity elements to smooth it out, maybe a touch of roast even. The mouthfeel was on par for the style, moderate body, slight acidity. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2009
I didnít know what to make of this beer. It tasted almost like a smoked beer. Itís labeled a mild ale. There are no hops to be found but the is nothing else at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
patrickfannon (1242) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle. Pours amber to light right red. Thick tan head that recedes quickly, Aroma of yeast and malt. Flavor is very mild, as are the body and finish. Decent beer for little money,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2009
Rich Mahogany red color which looks even more impressive when held to a bright light. Average head and lacing that coats the side of the glass. Aroma is earthy like a stoudt, with some roasted malt. Flavor is roasted malt to start, finish is hoppy and a bit acidic Overall, another solid brew from Yards - these guys do an excellent job.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puzzl (3254) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2009
Bottled. This is a mild? News to me. "Pugilist style ale" is not exactly the most descriptive write-up for a beer. Iím 90% done with this beer and it just tastes like an "ale," in the most generic sense possible. Light cookie and earthy english hops, with a mild, vegetal, slightly lactic flavor. Uber-generic.

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