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Yuengling Traditional Lager - Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager

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4,935 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,935
Reviews: 1,510
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.3%
Wants: 98
Gots: 530 | 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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5/5  rDev +46.6%

Clean taste not heavy. A good out and about everyday beer

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

Poured from a can into a tumbler at 38 degrees (F). Clear amber color with a medium-coarse head that quickly dissipates. Light carbonation is evident.

Malty smell with vanilla notes. In the past I've found the draft to have more of the vanilla character. There's also a bit of a nutty tinge.

Very malt forward on the palate, the vanilla notes come through too. Semi-dry finish with a little walnut accent. Not much in the way of hops, besides giving balance, I suppose.

Medium bodied with an evident creaminess, although this cleans up a bit on the finish. Light to medium carbonation. Alcohol not very apparent.

As far as American macro-lagers go, I believe that this is the best. Certainly much better than the big three (and are any of those American anymore anyway?). This has been my "lowest common denominator" for some time.

redearth329, Saturday at 02:01 AM
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My go-to beer when I stand in the beer isle and can't decide what to buy. The best thing about it is that it's America's oldest family owned and operated brewery that's still going strong after all these years. Taste is overall really good in that you can actually taste this beer when you compare it to something like Bud Light or Miller.

Milchad, Sep 08, 2014
Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 4,935 ratings.