RateBeer
overall
45
47
style
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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 for when you want to go a few rounds.


GNeeson88's rating

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GNeeson88 (19) - Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Very good dark drinkable beer. I'm usually a hoppy beer guy but this is outstanding! I will get this again! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClarkVV (5804) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 7, 2016
Bottle, unsure of date, from Chameleon Club on 8/27/16.
Clear amber body is topped by a light beige head of moderate retention.
Soft, light toffee-tinged malts in the nose are joined by leafy, somewhat grassy hops adding spice and mild acidity. Lots of depth to the malt with emerging honey, biscuit and light caramel. Quite clean, not overly sweet and no alcohol.
In the flavor, it has a malty texture providing caramel, light toffee and honey-vanilla notes, with mildly fruity yeast notes and spicy-grassy hops adding modest bitterness and balance. Very nicely balanced, with a graininess that helps keep things dry and crisp on the finish. Clean. No diacetyl whatsoever in this bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2815) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Clear, rusty amber-brown with a small dusty-yellow head and good lacing. Aroma of toffee, cola and brown sugar. Taste of toasted malt, caramel, brown sugar and off-brand cola. Medium body and low/medium carbonation. Sweet and malt. Nothing fancy, but not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hivemind (890) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Tap at Black Horse Tav in Conshy area w PJ after his game. Chill. Pours dark brown w low head.. woody veggie nose and loose skim milky mouthfeel holding a light nutty and leafy palate. Kinda brown. Easy and thin but not robust. Could drink a ton but not great.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eddiek1977 (7) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2016 does not count
Not bad, caramel notes are faint under the the malt and hops however like the advertisements say this is an ale that you can go a few rounds with. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9569) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2016
Draught at Molly Malloy’s, Philly, on May 2, 2016.
Clear deep copper to brown color, dense teal head. Fruity, grainy, light floral hoppy taste. Light roasted, toasted, grainy aftertaste. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel, medium to medium low bitterness. Malty, light roasted scent.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsporrer (714) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Pours a clear medium brown with a medium head of tan foam. Fairly thin but smooth with a light taste. Not bad but not great.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Deadpool37 (113) - - JUN 13, 2016
Pours a dark brown aroma is a light coffee smell flavors are weak not much to taste maybe slight cocoa and caramel.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (10047) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy amber with small off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is toasted malt and grain. Medium mouth, light caramel, cocoa, lingering dry finish, good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tristanlaugher (257) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2016
Deep amber. Little head. From a bottle. Malty, not much else going on. Caramel nose.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
N3lson1 (991) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2016
drank from a pint glass poured from a twelve ounce bottle, thank you Dana. A good brew.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 32


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50