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Yuengling Traditional Lager - Yuengling Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

4,833 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 4,833
Reviews: 1,504
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.3%
Wants: 96
Gots: 481 | 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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MPops86

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

10-01-2013 00:52:51 | More by MPops86
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rtrasr

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -12%

09-30-2013 17:41:15 | More by rtrasr
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muletrane

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

09-30-2013 17:30:34 | More by muletrane
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tastymug

Washington

3/5  rDev -12%

09-29-2013 18:40:21 | More by tastymug
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BA_Berto

New York

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

09-29-2013 16:32:42 | More by BA_Berto
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

09-29-2013 05:18:06 | More by Dicers
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StevenSpringer

California

3.75/5  rDev +10%

09-28-2013 20:26:54 | More by StevenSpringer
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Skibum211

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

09-28-2013 20:25:23 | More by Skibum211
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ReverendJon

Alaska

2/5  rDev -41.3%

09-28-2013 05:12:00 | More by ReverendJon
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adam47150

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +10%

09-28-2013 05:11:31 | More by adam47150
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BulletJBT

Alabama

4/5  rDev +17.3%

09-28-2013 03:25:42 | More by BulletJBT
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TKEbeerman

Florida

3/5  rDev -12%

09-27-2013 23:13:14 | More by TKEbeerman
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -34%

09-27-2013 18:51:57 | More by Bill69
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DogmaticInsight

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +32%

09-26-2013 23:24:42 | More by DogmaticInsight
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

09-26-2013 01:54:46 | More by Jame515
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Horbar

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -12%

09-26-2013 00:25:01 | More by Horbar
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +10%

09-25-2013 23:38:00 | More by kkmiller76
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Archimetez

Pennsylvania

3.21/5  rDev -5.9%

A: Amber/brownish color, clear, good head.
-- Label is clean and classic, but I grew up in western pa so this is my go-to beer when nothing else is available

S: Malty and clean

T: Depending on how you get it and the temperature, can vary for a pre-prohibition lager. Generally a good example for the group. Occasionally can be bland w/ a metal after taste. I have had this beer in all varieties available and generally is a decent go to lager.

M: Clean standard lager.

O: I grew up in western PA and this is my personal go to beer when nothing better available or I go for the "collage days nostalgia". Way better than any other "lite" beer and you know what you are getting. Generally... never great, but never bad.

09-25-2013 05:11:40 | More by Archimetez
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Lance_Maguire

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +39.3%

09-25-2013 03:06:51 | More by Lance_Maguire
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DbbC

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-25-2013 01:00:49 | More by DbbC
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Johnnyboy12

New York

4.79/5  rDev +40.5%

Yuengling is my go to beer. The taste is well balanced, well brewed and color is unique.
Bottled is my first choice, cans taste strong maybe because of the aluminum, and drafts very rarely taste flat but still drinkable...but bottles are the full drinking experience

09-24-2013 16:39:41 | More by Johnnyboy12
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Clanceykid

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

09-24-2013 02:59:24 | More by Clanceykid
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Ryan011235

Ohio

2.8/5  rDev -17.9%

On tap in a pint glass at Woodlands Tavern on 10/3/11

Background: I asked the bartender to pour a pint of his finest Yuengling Lager with a nice head on it and, hot dang, he obliged. I headed out to the patio with a bitchn' new black trench coat and set up shop at a table for two about fifteen feet from the patio fire's glow. Jackyl's "Down On Me" came on the radio. Buggy passed up ticking MoaS to work. I'm ok with that.

A) I can't fault the clarity with this one - caramel colored and as clear as they come. However, that nicely poured one finger head was nearly gone by the time I got outside; an island skim and ring of retention remain. No lace.

S) The aroma is slick and kind of grainy. Hops seem in very low dosage here. Metallic notes and adjuncts are in force. It doesn't smell bad, but it's definitely lackluster.

T) It tastes similar, but swap out metallic for a a grassy notion. Dirty grass and hay. Not overly hoppy with bitterness being low (as expected) but it does have a kick to it and the hops do cover up some of the adjunct and grain flavors. Finishes with a surprising amount of residuals - a decent grassy flavor lingers long, which suits me just fine.

M) Medium-light body. Slick upfront, surrendering to a slight graininess underneath. Carbonation isn't lacking, pushing the modest hop flavors to the fore. The finish turns a bit metallic as it warms.

D) Nostalgic notes of North Woodbury, fruit flies, 3' x 3' shower stalls with cold water, 1695 N 4th, Rhoda Ave and Belligerent Bills, an unsolicited back rub by an old chick that was upset that I wouldn't smile, Ingles, and the days before heroin ate my friends.

09-24-2013 00:41:16 | More by Ryan011235
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APH

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

09-23-2013 08:37:46 | More by APH
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12%

09-22-2013 04:26:01 | More by ygtbsm94
Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 4,833 ratings.