Yuengling Traditional Lager | Yuengling Brewery

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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,802
Reviews:
1,748
Ratings:
6,636
pDev:
17.6%
Bros Score:
3.49
 
 
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3.61/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.76/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.21/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.11/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.45/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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1/5  rDev -70.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.13/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of hofstee
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dr_Gonzo
3.55/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Finally came into my small town after many years.

Poured into a tall clear glass. Has a deep, clear resplendent amber color. Has thin head and lacing, dissipates gradually. Mild carbonation.

Smells like bread, grains, toasted oats and cereal malts, along a note of honey. Altogether not too strong.

Tastes a lot like the smell: bread, grains, toasted oats and cereal malts. There's corn in the flavor, along with earthy flavors. It tastes like any pale lager I suppose, but there's something more to it. There's a citrusy, sort of sweet complement to the flavor, along with the honey.

Feels somewhat smooth.

Overall, it's like any pale lager but there is a nice added sweetness that is with it.

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4.33/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of manoshandsoffate
2.81/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

This was the first beer I ever tried, as I'm sure many others did: sipped from my grandfather's bottle. I thought it tasted pretty terrible at the time, but now I know what truly awful beers taste like. This ain't one of 'em. On tap at The Lounge in Bartonsville.

L: Deep amber in color. Tiny head leaves a tiny bit of lacing that clings all the way down the glass. If there were a perfect example of the way an AAL should look, this is it.

S: Bread, grains, a light floral hop characteristic. Unfortunately there's a strong corn smell that washes everything else out.

T: Very much like the smell, the bread is more pronounced and blends well with the malt. Not too exciting, but certainly not bad and a damn sight better than the average example of the style (which admittedly isn't saying much).

F: Velvety and crisp. The lacing leaves a creamy froth on top that feels very nice on your tongue. Somewhat heavy, but totally worth it. As close to luxurious as you can get with this price tag attached.

Ever since I discovered the light version, this is no longer one of my "go-to's". That said, if you tell me this is your favorite beer, I will at least nod in acknowledgement instead of asking why.

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3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.09/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

When we were kids this it was one of the go-to beers. Cheap, decent flavor, good beer for big parties. Still enjoy every once in awhile

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3.36/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.47/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap (hundreds of times) in a pint glass.

L---Clear amber color. Nice white head that fades quickly and leaves just a little bit of lacing.

S---Malts are up front, with some light hops in the background. Nothing fancy, just a good beer smell.

T---Very nice balance between malts & hops. More balanced than you might expect. Cereal grains from the malts and some citrus from the hops. Much more flavorful than its competition (things like Bud, Miller, etc...)

F---Light & crisp. Goes down smoothly.

O---I'm from Eastern Pennsylvania, so Lager has been omnipresent in my beer life. It's always on tap and priced as a "domestic", which means it's the same price as Budweiser or Coors Light. And that's why I never drink those. Lager is actually good, and they are not. It deserves the name "Lager".

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3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.78/5  rDev +10.9%
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
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2.6/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This is quite nasty for an amber lager. I really don't see why people like this beer so much. If this is the best beer that you can get a hold of I would consider that you quit drinking altogether dude.Cheers! C- (70-74)

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3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 6,636 ratings