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Yuengling Traditional Lager - Yuengling Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

5,123 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 5,123
Reviews: 1,524
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.6%
Wants: 100
Gots: 603 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

bkwhoppa66, Dec 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -34%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

EHackbeer, Dec 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: A few shades off white foam head built about two fingers tall in a traditional pilsner glass. Over the course of a minute it fell slowly into the crystal clear amber liquid leaving behind a line of lacing at the half inch mark. A steady stream of tiny bubbles rises from the bottom of the glass.

S: Light but clean bready malt aroma, slightly grainy with a background of noble hops - earthy and herbal.

T: A very straight forward balanced profile. Clean bready, crusty malt flavor gives way to a mild sweetness and a crisp finish. The hop presence is so slight that it can be missed but there is just enough in the beginning to give it a kick of bitterness.

M: Very dry finish with moderate carbonation. There is a slight grainy, husky dryness left on the pallet that gives the impression of sweetness. Very crisp and refreshing overall.

O: Easy drinking, lager with more flavor than your average BMC.

guityler83, Dec 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

bcapon, Dec 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

Mugenlude, Dec 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

jdavidk93, Dec 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

aljskelton, Dec 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

RochefortChris, Dec 04, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Yuengling is my favorite beer. It's relatively cheap when compared to most of the more popular beers out there, but vastly superior. It's a regional beer and hard to find away from the mid-east USA. It's an amber beer and surprisingly smoother and better than most of your standard variety gas-station beers. Great with food or just to get buzzed.

psychonautica, Dec 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Bnumber11, Dec 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

BodiesLexus, Dec 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

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5/5  rDev +46.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

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3/5  rDev -12%

jeremy3311, Dec 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Lucoli, Dec 02, 2013
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3.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I've been a long-time drinker of Yuengling but never thought to give it a review until now, so here it goes.

I have always drank from the bottle and this was the first time drinking from a glass and was I surprised! Poured into a nonic pint glass and I must say, the color was surprisingly rich and dark. Light caramel, amber-brown color. Head was not very full and simmered down after about a minute or two.

The smell of Yuengling was something I was never a fan of, very strong copper, metallic smell with traces of sourness.

Taste is initally very watery but has a starchy, corn finish that isn't too bad.

Beer feel isn't very full, very watery. Definitely a favorite out of all macrobrews for its drinkability and relatively good taste.

usechopstix4soup, Dec 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

BillRoth, Dec 01, 2013
Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 5,123 ratings.