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Yuengling Traditional Lager - Yuengling Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

4,963 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 4,963
Reviews: 1,513
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.3%
Wants: 99
Gots: 545 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001)
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Photo of Oakenshield53
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

MMm. A sentimental favorite - I first encountered this one on a Pennsylvania road trip about fifteen years ago, before Craft Brewing has reached the happy condition of these modern times, when it was a bit more difficult to find brews that showed off a local character.

Back in the day, I thought more highly of Yuengling than I do today - it still hasn't lost its starting position if I find myself somewhere on the Eastern Seaboard.

As with some others in this category, I find that Yuengling can finish a bit too far on the sweet end of the scale, and doesn't really have enough character to sustain interest beyond a nostalgic "Yep, I'm in Orlando, gimme a Yuengling" first beer.

But it is certainly refreshing.

Oakenshield53, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

A favorite in Pennsylvania, but be forwarned: Do not order as a Yuengling in a Pennsylvania bar. You MUST order this as a lager, or risk being taunted mercilously.

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Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 4,963 ratings.