Yuengling Traditional Lager | Yuengling Brewery

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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
Ratings:
6,436
Reviews:
1,714
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
17.8%
 
 
Wants:
192
Gots:
1,826
For Trade:
3
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Photo of Glowingz
3.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.93/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a very easily drinkable lager with lots more flavor than others of a similar style. Good balance regarding the malts and hops (given the style) and a crisp finish. Goes very nicely with food.

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Photo of Beersplosion
2.77/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Wolverine3232
3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ASoftMachineMan
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is not a beer I keep in the house, so my only experience is mooching off some friends at ball games or in college. I'm not a lager fan to begin with, let alone a fan of mass-produced lagers, but this one is actually pretty okay.

Look: Pours clear amber with white head that quickly dissipates to minimal lacing. Drinking straight from the bottle produces the same effect after the first pull.

Smell: Not much nose at all, typical of mass-produced lagers. Grassy with the tiniest trace of malt at the end.

Taste: This is where Yuengling actually acquits itself in comparison to, say, (American) Budweiser or Miller. Relatively full-flavored for a lager with notes of light citrus, grass, green wood, and light malt. All crisp on the palate with a dry finish and no lingering aftertaste.

Again, not anything I would buy for myself but if you're in need of a cold beer at a ball game, or just a chugger for a party, you can certainly do worse for yourself.

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Photo of adamjthompson00
2.14/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Beer4Mike
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LAcraftbrewer
3.98/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Nace4
3.57/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chris7482
4.1/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of petrusek23
3.16/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spencer96
1.45/5  rDev -57%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Rramby7
4.08/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Albertdidz
3.8/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fanuvpinkflyd
4.73/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of StormAles
3.31/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -40.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I have no idea why this beer is rated as high as it is. It tastes like Bud to me.

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Photo of MoGuitarNthemonitor
3.19/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of superwho24
4.2/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DragunovAudi
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An overall great beet and is not that expensive, i grew up in PA and was my Go To but now its about the chase of adding more to my Favorites List,

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Photo of Alhedg
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of denace_mennis
3.42/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I'm from PA so its way easy to come by. Its enjoyable. Not my goto though.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.16/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, served in a gigantic souvenir Mud Hens cup. It's a pretty gorgeous looking lager, a brilliant garnet amber. That's pretty much what I can say. There's a bit of caramel malts, grain, some grassy notes. But there's no much there, there. A tick is a tick, I guess. The Mud Hens beat the Durham Bulls, so that was nice.

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Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Amber color,mild malt hop aroma. It seems this is a step up beer to people who drink bud and are getting fancy. It's an okay beer but it starts to feel and taste watery and unappealing as it warms a bit. Again it's okay but with so many choices I wouldn't pick it out again

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Photo of Mr_Pink
4.04/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My go-to summer beer. Its not the best, but it's a great beer to have during a summer barbeque. Very drinkable, very smooth.

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Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
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