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:
6,414
Reviews:
1,712
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
17.8%
 
 
Wants:
191
Gots:
1,808
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 6,414 |  Reviews: 1,712
Photo of EmeraldMist
2.45/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Look - Had on draft, clear light amber in color, a thin ring of foamy white head, no lacing.
Aroma - Minerals, grainy, corn syrup, metallic.
Taste - Thin malt, slight biscuit, simple syrup, corn grits, sweeter than I remember, metallic, finishes quick and clean.
Feel - Light body, well carbonated, slightly dry.

Overall - Below average.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.48/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.78/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of hreardonjr
4.1/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Always a cheap favorite.

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Photo of Tracker83
3.85/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of Narthax
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ptarmigan98
2.5/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Hackattack
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I don't see what the fuss is over this. It's new to this area and right now a novelty , but it's still not too impressive in my opinion. This is a poor to me. Pretty weak in flavor.....bland.

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Photo of tjwarren
3.23/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Looks good - caramel. Smell is nice not off putting but a little non descript. Taste is somewhat macro lager with some caramel malt added. Ok. Mouthfeel is good. Very smooth and pleasant. At one time I thought this was the best beer in the world. What it is is a good serviceable beer. You could do worse.

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Photo of Wrw712
3.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not a fan of the green bottles. Once transferred to my yeti it doesn't matter, and stays cold longer! Overall an enjoyable beer. Finally started selling in my area which is a plus!

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Photo of Pianoblook
2.65/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.26/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Love the dark clear color, almost like weak coffee in color. The smell is like a Belgian beer and taste just like one as well. Not much follow up on the aftertaste. This is a good beer.

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Photo of HyphenatedAmerican
4.05/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of TIB
3.85/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is the first foray for many an 18-22 yo NE American. The first beer that isn't completely watered down, and that you can have with food (my college circle called this our "sandwich and beer" beer).

Its not a world champion mountain mover but it is very very good for what it is. In the realm of mass produced lager, its a 5 but ratings need to be consistent.

If you're down on cash and want a good tasting brew, yeung-dawgs are where its at.

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Photo of GatorB
3.04/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MasonHulin
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of saperez59
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.21/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

POurs a dark orange with 1 finger head. Super clear. Aroma, lemon, a little yeasty, little pepper, a little grassy. Taste-bready, sweet, caramelly, toasty, a little grassy hop. Mouthfeel, medium carbonated. Overall- I like the taste alright. I do feel like I could find any octoberfest style beer still on the shelf from last year and have a similar to better overall time.

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Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SSGCujo
3.6/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of White_Whiskey
3.45/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Yuengling Traditional Lager from Yuengling Brewery
3.37 out of 5 based on 6,414 ratings.
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