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Yuengling Traditional Lager - Yuengling Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

4,521 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 4,521
Reviews: 1,492
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.3%
Wants: 83
Gots: 326 | 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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Jimbo4430

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12%

06-08-2013 23:14:44 | More by Jimbo4430
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HowlingTurkey

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-08-2013 20:38:44 | More by HowlingTurkey
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-08-2013 14:57:59 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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praxis16

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-08-2013 09:52:57 | More by praxis16
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz. bottle poured into pint glass. Reviewed from notes (even though they're probably not even necessary at this point, given my exposure and sheer amount of sessions with this brew).

A: A rich and clear amber color, with a very thin white head that leaves little-to-no-lacing down the glass. The color and clarity are very nice, but this one really suffers from terrible head retention.

S: Overall pretty clean and light. Some mild hop aroma, light grains, and a solid slightly toasted malt. A very understated hint of citrus becomes somewhat apparent as the beer warms up. While not offensive, this isn't really one you'll want to sniff for too long.

T: A light dash of hop/citrus that gets rounded out (perhaps a little too) quickly by some sweet malts, grain, and a touch of cracker-like breadiness.

M: Smooth, light-bodied (but noticeably fuller than light lagers), with a crisp carbonation. This one goes down oh-so-easily on a hot day.

O: Being from Pennsylvania, if you go to bar (namely one that doesn't specialize in craft brews) and ask for a lager, a cold Yuengling is what you'll get. I'll be the first to admit that I am 100% okay with drinking this one. Most of my buddies don't go to craft bars, so Yuengling is typically my savior from the BMC light beers. Take Yuengling for what it is: a basic lager that is light years ahead of most macros in quality and drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 05:12:54 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3/5  rDev -12%

06-07-2013 15:50:39 | More by DeutschesBier
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lobster74123

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-06-2013 22:13:39 | More by lobster74123
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10%

06-06-2013 20:51:22 | More by MarvinSnyder
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jamesg60

New Jersey

3.69/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like this beer I drink it as my everyday stand by beer. American owned and always consistent taste and quality for a big brewery.

Good tasting everyday beer I like to stay away from the big beer companies.

American owned means a lot to me and the big beer companies are no longer take pride in their beer unlike Yuengling which does...

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 20:01:29 | More by jamesg60
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Ant4711

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

06-06-2013 15:33:03 | More by Ant4711
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tlang803

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-06-2013 15:31:34 | More by tlang803
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jstevep00

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-06-2013 06:30:52 | More by jstevep00
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madatr

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -12%

06-05-2013 20:56:14 | More by madatr
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DuffmanSaysALotOfThings

New York

4/5  rDev +17.3%

06-05-2013 19:43:48 | More by DuffmanSaysALotOfThings
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Norseman

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

06-05-2013 03:19:48 | More by Norseman
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

06-04-2013 22:43:42 | More by dsnyder61
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

2.8/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A - on tap in a plastic cup at an outdoor hotel bar at Disney. The beer had very little visible carbonation, no head retention, and no lacing. People call it amber, but I think it looks more like rust.

S - very subtle toasted malt smell.

T - maybe it is the plastic cup talking, but I'm not a fan of this one
Yes it has some flavor to it, but bad flavor in my opinion.

M - watery up front with a kind of gritty sensation. The finish is not clean and leaves me with a residual funkiness.

O - not a fan, and I think this beer would be rated much lower without all the rampant homerism from the PA residents.

Serving type: on-tap

06-04-2013 22:27:39 | More by Andrew041180
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Rihup

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12%

06-04-2013 01:53:48 | More by Rihup
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-03-2013 02:39:32 | More by AnitaBrewski
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hochief

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +17.3%

06-02-2013 22:46:17 | More by hochief
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-02-2013 19:57:19 | More by domnalbrecc
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bef126

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-01-2013 21:34:12 | More by bef126
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brandon911

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

05-31-2013 23:21:56 | More by brandon911
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AndrewScottPentland

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

05-31-2013 20:58:29 | More by AndrewScottPentland
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DMB

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

05-31-2013 17:06:55 | More by DMB
Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
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