Yuengling Traditional Lager | Yuengling Brewery

Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager
BA SCORE
27.7%
Liked This Beer
3.42 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:
#41,812
Reviews:
1,718
Ratings:
6,466
Liked:
1,790
Avg:
3.42/5
pDev:
17.54%
Alströms:
3.49
 
 
Wants:
194
Gots:
1,856
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 6,466 |  Reviews: 1,718
Photo of Jstarr2517
3.62/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YoungMtn52
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This is a drinkable, but not exceptional lager. Good beer for when you are having more than one and a good change of pace beer when you need a break from some heavy IPA....First time rating it, had it many times before...

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Photo of jh0104
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kuges
3.18/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VoxRationis
3.21/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Served from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip glass at House of Brews (46th St).
A: Pours a clear, copper color with a one inch, off white head with good retention and modest lacing.
S: Very little nose. A little swampy, truthfully. Shouldn't be served in a green bottle.
T: Very limited caramel flavor with equally limited, albeit offsetting bitterness.
M: Light to medium bodied. Low to medium carbonation.
O: This is a drinkable, if not exceptional dark lager. I have had it many times in the past. First time rating it and I am a little less impressed than I thought I would be if honest.

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Photo of Mdaniel723
3.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Glowingz
3.22/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.93/5  rDev +14.9%
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 -19%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Wolverine3232
3.68/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ASoftMachineMan
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
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 -37.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Beer4Mike
4.5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LAcraftbrewer
3.98/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Nace4
3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chris7482
4.1/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of petrusek23
3.16/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spencer96
1.45/5  rDev -57.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Rramby7
4.08/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Albertdidz
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fanuvpinkflyd
4.73/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of StormAles
3.31/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -41.5%
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 -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of superwho24
4.2/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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