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Yuengling Traditional Lager - Yuengling Brewery

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5,487 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,487
Reviews: 1,588
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.65%
Wants: 124
Gots: 913 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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5/5  rDev +47.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of MSUEmilie
3.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I would classify this beer as a great family gathering beer. Though it sports a sparse diminishing head, the medium amber color is very appealing. Yuengling's light body and smooth mouthfeel make this a very drinkable beer for light beer enthusiasts while the unique lightly toasted grain flavor could satisfy many in the craft beer crowd. The fact that this beer is not yet distributed in Michigan only adds to it's allure.

Photo of Tylergross1
3.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

My older brother and father love this beer, every time we get together my brother brings my dad a six pack. I finally had to try it for myself and I must say I do enjoy it. Nothing really spectacular stands out but overall its just a pretty decent beer. It's relatively inexpensive and for the price I think its a good enough light beer to purchase.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Foyle
3.18/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a sudsy off white 1" head that rapidly recedes. Very faint amount of lacing. Color is a deep amber. Nice amount of carbonation bubbles streaming up the glass.

Aroma: corn, some toasted malt, and a slight earthy hop.

Mouthfeel: watery, slight stickiness coats the mouth, finish is semi-wet.

Flavor: corn and caramel malt sweetness with a mild hop bitterness for some balance.

Overall: A great ’go between’ beer to serve from a keg at get-togethers. It is mainstream enough for the light beer crowd, but substantial enough to satisfy all but the most extreme beer snobs.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Vixie
3.53/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice looking copper color with a white head that dissipates fairly quickly, leaving a small amount of lacing.

Quite a bit of malt in the smell, also yeast and a bit of bread.

Starts out malty and bread like, maybe more of a biscuit flavor than bread. Has a hint of pine and floral from the hops at the finish.

Decent feel, nothing really stands out as bad or good.

I was given a few bottles of this, but research says this in an inexpensive beer. Assuming that to be true, for the price, this is a decent beer. Nothing that is going to outdo the really nice craft beers, but an easy drinking, and fairly flavorful beer. It just tries to be a decent easy to drink beer at a good price, and it succeeds in meeting that goal.

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of tigg924
3.8/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: moderate carbonation, minimal head, clear, caramel in color

Smell: fresh toasted malt

Taste: toasted malt and bread

Mouthfeel: sweet, light body, moderate carbonation

Overall: Very clean and tasty. Had this on tap and it was a lot better than I remembered. I will try it from a bottle or can and if it still holds up, I may have this as a regular affordable beer.

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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2/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of NickPiezzo
4.03/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A-golden amber, brings a tear to my eye

S-a little grassy you can really smell the yeast

T-extremely smooth a little creamy kind of bitter but very good

M-very carbonated

O-a personal favorite a definite go to affordable beer doesnt get much better for the price

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 5,487 ratings.