Yuengling Traditional Lager | Yuengling Brewery

Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager
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Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager

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Yuengling Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

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1.16/5  rDev -65.9%

Photo of RonJensen
1.19/5  rDev -65%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

The color of this beer is so deceiving, since it's an amber color, you would think that this beer will not be watery, but it is watery, so I assume, and there are rumors that this brewery is using lots of caramel color or FD&C red #40 artificial food coloring to deceive their customers into thinking that they're drinking a richer or fuller tasting beer, which doesn't taste better than other beers that are even lower priced than Yuengling TL. The taste of this beer, well, how should I put it, if you drink Samuel Adams Boston lager and then pee it out, then your piss will probably taste like Yuengling Traditional Lager, but, oh well, to each his own.

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1.2/5  rDev -64.7%

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1.2/5  rDev -64.7%

Photo of RikkiTorment
1.24/5  rDev -63.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Being a native to Pennsylvania this beer is available on tap or in bottles/cans just about anywhere that sells beer. This is honestly some of the most over-rated piss-poor beers to be produced on a cellular level.

This beer only looks appetizing to drink... It has a gorgeous amber color to it but you can literally see right through it. Head is gone after 30 seconds or less.

To me I get the scent of corn and for some reason burnt hair, I get this regardless of any serving type. It could be on tap, bottle, can, you name it... It stinks to me.

The scent is similar to it's taste, like corn... And it kind of tastes like how a restroom at McDonalds smells in the summer time. It also leaves an off-taste of metal and fish when burped after consuming.

There is way too much carbonation going on in this beer. Depending on the glass this beer can often look like a watered down Cola of some sort.

This beer sucks something awful. When people bring cases of it to my house for parties, I make sure they take the leftovers with them!

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1.25/5  rDev -63.2%

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1.25/5  rDev -63.2%

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1.25/5  rDev -63.2%

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1.25/5  rDev -63.2%

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1.25/5  rDev -63.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

All I drank for years. Cause I didn't know any better. Even sank to their premium. Grew up close by. Nice story to hear a local, old brewery succeed. From what I've seen, they have no ability whatsoever to brew a quality beer. Sad.

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1.25/5  rDev -63.2%

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1.3/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I wouldn't lie too you - not my cup of tea.

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1.32/5  rDev -61.2%

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1.45/5  rDev -57.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of CrimeDog
1.45/5  rDev -57.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

The only reason why it gets .75 over 1 is because its an historical beer.
I wish I liked it, I really do.

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1.48/5  rDev -56.5%

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1.49/5  rDev -56.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

12 oz can.

It pours an amber/gold with a fizzy white head that immediately dissipates and leaves no lacing.

The smell is reminiscent of an adjunct lager. Grain, cooked veggies, mineral water.

The taste is even more adjuncty, in fact i dk how this isn't an Adjunct lager, it is corny, with a certain saltiness to it. There is a thick mineral water flavor and then some malt flavor at the end.

The mouthfeel is watery.

At any rate, this is a crappy adjunct lager, nothing more.

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

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