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Yuengling Black & Tan - Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Black & TanYuengling Black & Tan

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1,829 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,829
Reviews: 615
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 18.01%
Wants: 21
Gots: 113 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Black & Tan |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-07-2001)
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Reviews by swfeidt:
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-28-2013 02:54:09 | More by swfeidt
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North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev +7.1%

This one pours a deep brown with a light head,the aroma is a little fruity and roasted.The taste is lightly malty and a little chocolaty not much complexity but straight forward.A little thin for the style but for a cheaper beer its a pretty good buy when you dont have much cash but want something darker.

08-18-2003 22:59:48 | More by oberon
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

09-07-2012 09:38:19 | More by beerhunter13
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2.93/5  rDev -9%

Pours reddish-brown with a thin, light brown head.

Cocoa and semi-dirty roasted grains with a sandy smell.

The taste kind of falls apart where the aroma wasn't bad. It's slightly metallic with more dirty roasted malts, a hint of sweet caramel in the middle, before a medium finish that leaves a little chocolate and not a lot to look forward to in the next sip. At least it's priced accordingly?

03-03-2010 04:33:37 | More by brownbeer
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Black and Tan, Yuengling Brewery 4.7% alcohol content. 12 oz. brown bottle with dark label and tan lettering. Poured into a 22oz. pint glass.

A- Pours a dark fluid with a mildly tan head that fades to a frothy top and light lacing that graces the glass ever so slightly.

S- The brew shines here with notes of brown sugar, toasted coffee beans, cream and faint bourbon cask.

T-M- Taste is of dark malts. Caramel, burnt coffee and creamer. Very porter like upfront flavors with smooth and creamy mouthfeel. A nice all and all black and tan mixture.

D- Better than average drinkablity make this one a session beer and a great keg beer for a BBQ. Cheers!

01-16-2011 05:05:58 | More by wesbrownyeah
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

01-16-2013 14:02:34 | More by tbryan5
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3.61/5  rDev +12.1%

Poured vigorously into an English pint glass, puts off a thick, light-tan head, two fingers or so, which dissipates rather slowly. Color is very dark, but not opaque like a porter. Hints of red highlights. very beautiful appearance. Smell is slightly bittersweet, with a slight hint of alcohol and roasted malts.
Taste is sweet and rich, yet light on the palate. Oddly refreshing for such a dark beer. Mouthfeel is a bit watery, but not in a bad way. Very nice beer from Yuengling.

12-23-2012 01:49:45 | More by markallmon

New York

2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

01-12-2012 19:20:37 | More by BYAHHHHHH
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4/5  rDev +24.2%

08-25-2012 02:11:19 | More by BK2084
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-30-2014 17:12:57 | More by Jpinoniemi
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2/5  rDev -37.9%

07-16-2013 13:07:17 | More by TTripp725
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New York

3/5  rDev -6.8%

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a pint glass. The label has no other info.

Appearance: From the pour I got a small finger of light tan head which quickly fades to just a light ring of foam. This leaves a light lacing where the head once stood. Its body is dark brown with caramel colored highlights inside of it.

Smell: The aroma is fairly light overall but offers some toasted somewhat burnt malt notes with some bitter dark chocolate.

Taste/Palate: True to its aroma I pick up its heavily toasted character with some burnt notes, bitter dark chocolate. A light caramel like sweetness just barely comes though along with some pale bland Lager maltiness that just seems to thin out the darker half. The palate feels light and snappy but a little thin with mellow carbonation.

Notes: Overall its easy to drink with no off flavors but a little boring and very average.

03-25-2011 15:28:45 | More by generallee
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

06-17-2013 18:52:57 | More by ValpoExpo
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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

05-18-2012 05:54:57 | More by nstroup
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

09-13-2013 06:17:05 | More by dgfool
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

11-25-2011 07:09:31 | More by TimoP
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2.83/5  rDev -12.1%

Not much of a head with soda like carbonation. A little too harsh on the palate, astringent with both grain and burnt flavours. The crispness helps not bring these faults out too much but they are there. An odd sweetness is in the middle, some dextrins that lost their way? Average at best.

06-11-2002 19:53:27 | More by Jason
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

A- Pours a nice dark brown, almost black, small tan head and a tiny bit of lacing

S - coffee, malt, nothing special

T- Water, I was very disappointed with this beer. Malts are there, its kind of sweet, but overall its very watery

M- Not much carbonation, light, and again, watery

D- Could drink a few of these, but I probably wounldnt want to

01-14-2010 00:00:08 | More by mtyrrell
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3.35/5  rDev +4%

Pours a clear, dark red mahogany, with a small, tan head that collapses almost instantly. Some patches of lace are left behind.
Aroma is dominated by mild, roasted malt, a hint of chocolate, and a faint presence of floral hops.
Mouthfeel has lots of carbonation, but seems light bodied.
The taste is very malty, with balancing hops bitterness. Chocolate comes on toward the finish, and dominates the aftertaste.
This is one of the better, American bottled Black&Tans. It's better on tap, but the bottled version has fine drinkability, even though it seems slightly watery at times.

03-10-2004 01:34:07 | More by merlin48
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2.96/5  rDev -8.1%

Appearance: 1 inch head, dark brown in color, high carbonation, clear

Smell: caramel and cocoa

Taste: caramel, dark chocolate, and slight char

Mouthfeel:sweet with slight roastiness, light bodied with medium carbonation

Overall: An average to slightly below average black and tan. Since Yuengling has been reintroduced to Massachusetts, I have been thinking there beers have been better than I remember them being. That is not the case unfortunately with this one. It is not a bad beer, but just one that does not stick out. I would not turn it down if it was offered to me, but would not pick it up either.

07-07-2014 14:55:00 | More by tigg924
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Thanks to jjfoodie for sharing this can.

The beer pours a brown color with a white head. The aroma is a lot of toffee. The flavor is toffee, earthy hops and some dirt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not very good, but not as bad as other black and tans I have tried.

08-05-2010 02:55:18 | More by Mora2000
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

02-05-2012 19:35:21 | More by donunrue
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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

09-19-2012 13:37:12 | More by BluFenderStrat07
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4.25/5  rDev +32%

09-29-2012 10:55:54 | More by Poppaweasel
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North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -30.1%

08-12-2014 23:02:36 | More by avitallo
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Yuengling Black & Tan from Yuengling Brewery
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