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RATINGS: 316   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.

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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchmela (3055) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2010
Reddish brown pour. Malty oxidized aroma. Smooth malt, toffee in the taste. Just ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davetopay (54) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2010
A yummy mid 4% session ale in the style of a traditional English mild. Not overly complex, nice middle of the road mouth feel, pretty color to look at, nice unobtrusive aroma, and easy to drink in quantity. This has been a "video game beer" for me recently. I can sit back and play away with out getting blind drunk and still have rich flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (16164) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2010
Dark almost black pour. Barley mouth feel. Little to no finish. Its decent, but not great. Rated 4/18/10

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leafs93 (2276) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2010
Pours a deep chestnut brown with a tiny white head that disappeared quickly. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and earthyness. Taste is mildly sweet with the roasted malt dominating. Low carbonation gave this brew a medium mouthfeel. Overall this was decent but not a favorite.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jason (1834) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2010
Bottle. Nice session beer. Decent aroma - malty, nutty. Flavor is slightly bitter, light caramel.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (8542) - Georgia, USA - APR 17, 2010
4/17/10. 12oz bottle courtesy Cavie poured into a pint glass. The pour is amber/red with lots of small suspensions and an ENORMOUS khaki head (pour carefully) that fades to a couple millimeters pretty quickly. The aroma is bready, grainy, biscuits, grass, and apples. The flavor is huge sour apple up front followed by bland apple and dry roasted grains and a slight hop bitterness. This is all one strange combination that Im not digging. All followed by a light body and super high carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ilovedarkbeer (2734) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2010
Pours a dark amber color with a small canvas head. Notes of burnt biscuts, flowers, some fruit, and earthy mud. Off balance and grainy. Not very good.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Overml01 (227) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 13, 2010
12oz Bottle - Tasting at home last weekend. Bottle traded to me as an extra, forget who sent it, sorry. Im not a bid Mild Ale fan, which shouldnt be reflected in my rating of the style, I know, but I wasnt very imressed with this beer. A thin beer that really didnt stand out much in any way. It wasnt bad, but I would go out of my way to try it again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (10294) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 8, 2010
On tap at Resurrection Ale House. Pours a just hazed brown with a thin to medium sized tanned beige head. A bit of smoke, malt, and popcorn, more like caramel corn than movie popcorn, as its not buttery, just warm popcorn, bready, . Curious. Medium bodied, light cola flavors, but a touch watery. Malty, but still laid back. Finishes with a slightly sweet toasty nutty bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (6260) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2010
Nose of earthy and nutty malt notes, a hint of cola and caramel, and a light hop presence. Pours darker amber with a beige lasting head and noticeable bubbly carbonation, slightly sticky lace. Toasty and nutty with a tangy hop presence and lingering pumpernickel bread flavors. Rather highly carbonated, malty flavors linger, but body remains light. Very easy to drink, and enjoyable. Very to style, I like milds.


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