Yuengling Traditional Lager | Yuengling Brewery

Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager
BA SCORE
27.7%
Liked This Beer
3.4 w/ 6,466 ratings
Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
yuengling.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,573
Reviews:
1,718
Ratings:
6,466
Liked:
1,790
Avg:
3.4/5
pDev:
17.65%
Alströms:
3.49
 
 
Wants:
194
Gots:
1,856
Trade:
3
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3.57/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DJTOBY
4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.31/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.32/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DavidST
3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ahgeez
5/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nooutlet
3.49/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I live in Kentucky, so my options on are limited! However I lived in Munich for a time that made me appreciate beer a lot more! I was a beer guy prior to living there, but was ignorant on what made a truly great beer! A neighbor handed me one of these (actually 3) and I was amazed at how it reminded me of beers that I had drank in Germany! A true lager, which is what I tend to look for! And this beer for the price is truly exceptional for my taste. Sadly it is a regional beer only available in a few states! But some of those states border Kentucky! ROAD TRIP!

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3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.04/5  rDev -40%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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3.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From the bottle at Second Fiddle, Nashville, Tennessee on 08/28/17.

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Photo of Kazmodaeus
3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This really is a Budweiser killer. A real German lager, not heavy or remarkable, but without the watery, low malt seltzer appeal of Bud in a can. Very consistent, even though I haven't lived in PA for 25+ years, every year have a couple of cases brought back when family visits. Solid cookout beer, good to server your close friends.

L: A bit darker and more beery than the big red, white and blue beer. Decent head on pour, moderate bubble size, attractive without exceptional quality.

S: Like most, a bit skunky by the time I get it, but not bad, and after a minute or two good beer smells, bit of hops, bit of malt. Lets you know you are drinking beer.

T: Solid day drinker. Nothing you sit around a discuss with friends, but not drain pour. No exceptional pairing, goes pretty well with pizza or burgers.

F: Thin as expected. A quick drinking beer, not one to force you to ponder it.

O: Again, you gotta give some thing a bit more than the average of their parts. the experience of the beer, and the consistency and the history of the brewery, rate a 4 in my book.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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1.03/5  rDev -69.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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2.78/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L- The beer pours a crystal clear amber with a fluffy 2 and a half finger white head. The head recedes to a thin ring leaving spotty lacing behind.
S- The nose is restrained, but made up primarily of malt sweetness.
T- Similar to the nose. Primarily a lightly sweet caramel presence. Hops restrain the sweetness to a point, but are ultimately overwhelmed. A bit of metallic undertone from the can detracts slightly.
F- Mouthfeel is light bordering on watery. Carbonation is moderate a prickly. A beer designed to be consumed in multiples.
O- A better beer on draft than from the can. As large mass produced lagers go this one is high up on my list with SA Boston Lager. A good choice where craft options are limited.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.98/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.82/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.94/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.83/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.29/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 27.7% out of 100 with 6,466 ratings
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