1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Yuengling Traditional Lager - Yuengling Brewery

Not Rated.
Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
78
okay

5,440 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,440
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.65%
Wants: 119
Gots: 843 | 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

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (10) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Yuengling Traditional Lager Alström Bros
Ratings: 5,440 | Reviews: 1,569 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of livefan431
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of cbutova
2.77/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

After all of the billboards and invasion of beer stores I figured I was obligated to try the Yuengling line of products for some strange reason. I have heard so much about it and a cheap beer to review is always nice.

A- Poured from the green, 12oz bottle to my glass with a clear amber red body lacking any yeast haze or sediment. A white head grows on the beer to just a blanket with a fizzy, foamy texture. Head retention is poor as the foam dies to a small ring almost immediately. Fizzy ring deposits no lace at all.

S- Hard to really pick up much of an aroma but there is definitely the pale lager yeast characteristics I find in some of the macros with a bit more emphasis on malts. Corn, caramel sweets, light fruits and sulfur comes to mind.

T- Easier to pick things out than the relatively tame aroma. Light fruits like apple and white grape along with yeast bread really hit the taste buds up front with light hops lingering in the finish. Hops are spicy and have a Noble feel. Corn, caramel, toffee, cereal grains, Pilsner malts, toast and some kind of yeast off flavor comes to mind, almost bitter and phenolic.

MF- Super light bodied with a foamy, somewhat creamy texture. Carbonation at a very high level and really fizzes up on the palate. Finishes with a light bitterness.

Decent Amber Lager that straddles the line between the adjunct macros and higher quality craft lager offerings. Slight off characters from the yeast but the higher emphasis on malts and hops brings this above poorly crafted lagers. I would still take any of the lighter Jacks Abby lagers over this any day of the week.

Photo of PhillyNole
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of sgtbash
4.25/5  rDev +25%

Photo of poorbuthappy
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of DBosco
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of aleslover
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of WVBeerFan
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of BH712
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of AdamsDTD
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Frenchiefellow
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of MA08
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of SunDevilBeer
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Fettpopps
2/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of kt_va_hbrewer
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Yehuda
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Extol
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of curmudgeon236
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of rohitsc
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Merticois
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Emnmarko
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of CSeavey64
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of cathomae
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Ewhite2121
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of eb1993nj
4.75/5  rDev +39.7%

Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 5,440 ratings.