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Yuengling Black & Tan | Yuengling Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
yuengling.com

Style: Black & Tan

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,724
Reviews:
702
Ratings:
2,380
pDev:
17.65%
Bros Score:
2.85
 
 
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33
Gots:
492
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Photo of Bryan12345
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gajo74
3.47/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

My first Black and Tan review on BA. I admittedly don’t know much about the style.
Pours a clear dark brown color. The modest head quickly dissipates.
Porter like aromas in the foreground including cocoa and chocolate malt. The background there is cereal grain, straw and slightly floral. The aroma is its best feature.
Feels like a thin bodied, light drinking porter or brown ale with a clean lager background. Dark malts, very light chocolate sweetness, bready and with a light hops spice. In the finish there is lightly roasted malt, moderately bitter and dry. Mostly smooth and easy to drink, albeit a bit grainy.
Interesting style. This one was ok, not remarkable.

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Photo of ajm5108
2.84/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Harmless for what it is - bland outside of a little mild roasted malt, the "tan" portion doesn't really assert itself whatsoever, but it isn't egregiously bad or anything

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Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +54.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of daringer
3.24/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of monk2021
3.6/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chossboss
3.22/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DMc8ride
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FHayes
3.84/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brutalist
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbehlar
3.58/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.27/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle served in a snifter.
Pours clear but very dark red-brown with a decent head that leaves little lacing. Smooth medium body with medium-light carbonation.

Decades ago, living in Pennsylvania, this was my go to cheap beer. I don't think the quality has declined, but the competition sure has risen.

Overall: probably still the best brew from Yuengling, but certainly not worth seeking out.

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Photo of TheWolf
3.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had it in a golf course in a can. Better than I expected.

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Photo of Beerbubby
3.66/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Watery for a black and tan. Nice and hoppy. Good caramel flavor ... maybe more than I would expect for a porter. Also ... black and tan is a stout and an ale from my experience. So this is lighter and more watery than I would expect. Still a nice surprise at this price point.

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Photo of pathman
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

8/2/17 draft @ Quaker Steak & Lube Sharon, PA

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Photo of Nace4
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skabiski
2.77/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of btcole18
4.03/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarter1221
3.6/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of emerge077
3.37/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tjwarren
3.11/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Well above average for the price - $5.99 for 6 pint cans. Ruby black with a quickly dissipating head. A cross of sweetness and vinegar in the nose. Taste is decent. You get a little AAL and a little dark sweet maltiness. Slick mouthfeel not thick but not too watery. You can do so much worse.

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Photo of kagee
3.59/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DeanAmbrose
1.06/5  rDev -67.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

12 ounce bottle into a 16 oz shaker pint glass. Looks jet black w/very faint aroma. Quickly fading head and no lacing at all. High carbonation and tastes like flat coke. Mouth feel was very watery w/ very strong odd aftertaste. overall not a good beer at all. To be honest this was like drinking stale pop spiked with alcohol. Really disappointing. The fact that it was only $3.99/six-pack should have been a red flag. This is not a good beer in my opinion. A mega fail from the world's oldest brewery.

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Photo of scottlivesey
3.22/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

a middle of the pack brew. has been my go-to for several years as I know it will be in the supermarket's cooler. Yuenglling has changed the label and the blend for the third time in 5 years. no strong notes of any flavor. tastes ok at 65F and 33F. bought a 12 pack 6/11 for $8.99, so it is priced the same as Buller or Coosch. with a low ABV and ok to good taste, it is my choice if I having more than 2 or 3.

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Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
4.13/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Yuengling Black & Tan from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 3.23 out of 5 with 2,380 ratings
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