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Yuengling Dark Brewed Porter - Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Dark Brewed PorterYuengling Dark Brewed Porter

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967 Ratings
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Ratings: 967
Reviews: 386
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.37%
Wants: 26
Gots: 86 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-03-2001

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Ratings: 967 | Reviews: 386
Photo of BradtheGreat7
3.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of devin305
3.39/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Uniobrew31
2.63/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Cheap but not bad if you are in a money crunch

Photo of micropale
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DarthVorador
2.83/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of tugdriver7
3.64/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The first entry in my six bottle American Porter taste test. [Note: I specifically chose easy-to-find, low-med ABV offerings that came in 12 oz bottles. No big bottle Imperials, etc. in this mix. Wouldn't be a fair fight.] Color is black, opaque with light (hardly discernible) carbonation. Slight smoke roast in the nose with an initial coffee-like flavor on the tongue, subtle bitterness, soft (very soft) carbonation and a light mouthfeel that actually benefited this very dark beer. No astringent or off tastes. Deep roasted malt flavor that didn't linger after each sip. Quite refreshing and drinkable. I was pleasantly surprised. I set this at just over 3.6 overall as a benchmark. We'll see how the other 5 stack up.

Photo of DoughnutBoySC
3.83/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of N8dogg44
3.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FreshButterbeer
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EvanTheCannibal
3.57/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jasonpeckins32
3.28/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Decent for a beer. Not that great of a porter when compared to craft breweries and the other competition out there. Its worth buying I suppose, but really nothing to write home about.

Photo of Jeffreysan
4.08/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, completely opaque, pitch-black color with a full finger of caramel/chocolate-colored head that quickly dissolved away into a thin lacing of foam that almost, but not quite, covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Rich and malty, imparting notes of freshly toasted pumpernickel bread, dark molasses, a touch of dark chocolate, some subtle aromas of roasted coffee beans and smoke and lots of brown sugar.

Taste: Rich, earthy and malty. Lots of roasted malt up front, imparting notes of freshly toasted pumpernickel bread, dark molasses, a touch of dark chocolate, some subtle coffee and smoke and lots of brown sugar-like sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Medium and slightly effervescent as there is some, but not much carbonation. With an ABV of 4.7%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: I like this porter. I like the big malty back bone and the large amounts of brown sugar. This is my favorite beer from Yuengling, and a great session porter.

Photo of jdw275
3.44/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of torwart94
2.98/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Drevis
1.41/5  rDev -58%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Let me start out by saying this is my first review and I didn't ever plan on reviewing but had after trying this beer. The looked is okay it has good color but was lacking in the head department and looked way to carbonated to me. The smell is a little hard for me to explain so I'm just going to say that I found it unpleasant and way to reminiscent of something like bud light. Here is my biggest problem, the taste. Now porters and shouts are by far my favorite types of beer, they are like liquid dessert to me. This beer has not one quality of the many porters I have had in my days. The taste to me is a sour and minerally. The feeling I found to be over carbonated, water, and dry (not actually sure if that belongs here). Anyways overall from first drink to the last I didn't enjoy this beer.

Photo of shadwow13
3.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of anthonymac22
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ssmilkstout
3.8/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Vonhinx
3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of danlib21
2.94/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JimKal
3.08/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bierleichen
2.44/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

a sad excuse for a partner not a bad beer but just like everything this brewery makes... subpar

Photo of JNForsyth
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of dd43
3.3/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of RavenForBeer
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

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Yuengling Dark Brewed Porter from Yuengling Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 967 ratings.