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RATINGS: 271   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6306) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2013
12oz bottle, thanks to Scott. Bottling date appear to read 09/19/13. Totally clear sort of auburn brown red color. Little grayish white head, leaves good splotches and ropes of lace. Good chocolately, toasty malt character. Maybe a slight metallic emptiness in the aroma. Smooth, soft, light to moderate strength carbonation. Lightly dry fish, lighter body. Moderate to bigger bitter taste, little sweetness. Great English-style dark session ale. Was very good to wash my sandwich down with.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsmerig (1233) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Pours a clear brownish red with a white foamy head. Aroma of bread and syrup. Taste is slightly roasted malt sweet with a mildly bitter finish. Smooth and crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chudwick (2094) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - NOV 24, 2013
12oz bottle thanks to DrSilverworm - pours deep amber with light tan head. Nose is caramel. Sessionable for sure. Slight hop presence. Label has an old fashioned boxer duking it out with what appears to be the devil (of the Goethe sort despite the lack of hoofed feet). timid for a brawler.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beechner224 (665) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle at philly airport. Pours clear copper with thick white head. Aroma is very list, a bit sweet, malty. Taste is also very light and sweet. Could be more here.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
agtorange8 (5) - - NOV 22, 2013 does not count
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (766) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Bottle pours reddish brown with soapy white head. Earth, caramel, nuts. moderately sweet. Light bitterness. Medium, creamy body with light carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2080) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Pours clear copper brown with a very frothy off white head. Tastes light and malty, like grains, nutty, very light citrus and pine. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like malt, hops, creamy, and nutty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2051) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Amber/Brownish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Decent Lacing S: Black Bread, Mild Caramel, Mildly Earthy T: Caramel, Mild Grainy Malts M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Grainy Overall, the bark is way better than the bite, not much nose or flavor after a nice appearance.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rustyham (1722) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Aroma is buttery and floral, a bit old. Color is a deep amber with a big fluffy head- points there. Flavor though, leaves a little to be desired. Quite light, not aftertaste, just a quick short shot of malt.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nealblind (750) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Darkish red brown some head that fades. Aroma of chocolaty nutty roasts. Taste is mostly acidic, same roasty nutty flavors, but not as strong flavored as I’d like to see. Too watery and acidic on the palate. Not too sweet though which is good.


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