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Yuengling Porter (Dark Brewed) - Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Porter (Dark Brewed)Yuengling Porter (Dark Brewed)

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906 Ratings

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Ratings: 906
Reviews: 376
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.37%
Wants: 23
Gots: 53 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-03-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

Chickenhawk9932, Jun 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

senttochris, Jun 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

tbryan5, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +19%

MarvinSnyder, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Irish_Fan, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I really like Yuengling's flagship lager. I saw this in the store and was quite surprised. I had no idea that Yuengling also brewed ales (dark ales at that!), so I had to give this a try. Here goes:

A: I liked it a lot. Pours black (but not too dark); great head with good retention time. I was actually shocked at the size of the head and how long it lingered. Very good for a porter.

S: I liked it. Heavily-kilned dark-chocolate malts; almost no hop character. Hints of caramel and butterscotch. Overall very good for the style.

T: Again, pretty good. It's very light, but that's to be expected given the style (if you want a full-bodied dark ale, try an imperial porter or stout). Chocolate is present throughout. Caramel, toffee and butterscotch lightly grace the palate. No hop character. The beer is somewhat creamy, but again it's a little too light-bodied to be characterized as such.

M: Very light. Nothing special but nothing lacking if you drink this beer with the right expectations.

O: Good. I probably wouldn't go for it again, as I like the regular amber Yuenling lager a bit more. However, for the price it's a very good beer. If you want a cheap porter, I would highly recommend this one.

leantom, Jun 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

zekeman17, Jun 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

WKyle, Jun 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

soulcougher, Jun 03, 2014
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3.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A real thick and off tan to light coffee colored head, big and three fingers tall, and a huge styrofoam swiss cheese top. Dark brown walnut body and some nice red hued edges. Some faint rising tan carbonation as well. Pretty good looking porter.

The aroma comes off a bit wet and clean. Very light grains and airy. Minimal roasting character and char if hardly any. Not bad, but not real solid either.

Palate seems to match the nose quite a bit. Light bodied wetness, and a bit of sticky yeast. Bags of decomposing leaves a bit on the roast and bitterness, with minimal dryness. Quite wet and minimal sensing chocolate a bit.

Overall it doesn't have much going on, but it's pleasant and drinks easily.

smakawhat, Jun 03, 2014
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zestar, May 31, 2014
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Yuengling Porter (Dark Brewed) from Yuengling Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 906 ratings.