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Yuengling Traditional Lager | Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Traditional LagerYuengling Traditional Lager
6,500 Ratings
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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

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Photo of Cp704093
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Yuengling beer is not meant to be a get drunk beer. Its meant to taste great. I go to department stores and can't always find something good in a case. Its always a 12 pack or 6 pack. I got a case of Samuel Adams, and the beer was to strong for me to like. Then there's the 36 packs for 20 dollars that don't have a good taste. Its like I have to force myself to drink. I like Yuengling because its in the middle. Kind of disappointed that there's not a lot of alcohol in it, but hey, for everything else, its good

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Photo of Urk1127
3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark orange amber color. Smell is a little hoppy. Sweetish malts. Medium carbonation. Taste is malty yet strong bold hop but not bitter. Have had many and will have many more in the future

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Photo of KingTiger78
5/5  rDev +46.6%

Great beer if you're looking for a better taste than Coors, Miller, and Bud Light. I keep a stock of it in my fridge for grilling or just to watch football games.

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Photo of glass_house
3.29/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.91/5  rDev +14.7%

Looking forward to trying this amber. Thanks Kev (302BeerGuy)!

Appearance (3.75) : Two fingered head, pillowy looking. The body is amber-yellow tinted. Mostly transparent with about 30% opacity.

Aroma (3.75) : toasted malt, milled and roasted grain, a faint slight alcoholic bite, and also a faint hop smell. It reminds me of good ole Nordeast. Very roasty, clean smelling.

Taste (4) : Quick gripe - it's a bit watery, and I had to get that out of the way first. It's got a very malt-forward flavor with you guessed it, toasted grains and barley. Some faint hop is added at the end but it's not bitter, it's more...um, complex I guess.

Mouthfeel (3.25) : Watery, but a very faint underlying creaminess. Light bodied.

Overall (3.91) : If Yuengling traditional was sold over here in South Dakota, I'd probably be buying this regularly. It still doesn't beat out Grain Belt Nordeast, as it's a little more watery, less creamy. However, for what it is, it's a pretty darn good amber lager.

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4.75/5  rDev +39.3%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

This is my "go to" cheaper beer. Easy to drink and great taste for the price.

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2/5  rDev -41.3%

Good cheap beer

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5/5  rDev +46.6%

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2.92/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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1.7/5  rDev -50.1%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +39.3%

Finally found a beer that I can actually drink, enjoy.

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Photo of shmeli
5/5  rDev +46.6%

Yuengling is simply the best domestic beer available, regardless of can, bottle, or keg. Yuengling is a standby for all those that just want a good lager.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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1.2/5  rDev -64.8%

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3.36/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.32/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of DHarv
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Good cold and wet kinda beer, and can't really beat it at $17-$18 p/case after taxes.

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Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 6,500 ratings
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