Black & Tan
Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
American Porter
Ranked #456
Ranked #28,437
3.25 | pDev: 17.85%
Nov 07, 2023
Nov 07, 2001
Yuengling Black & Tan models a traditional English Half & Half. Introduced in 1986, Yuengling produced one of the first hand-crafted draft blends to lead this style of American brewing. Black & Tan combines 60% of our popular Dark Brewed Porter and 40% of our Premium Beer to create a brew that is rich and dark in color with hints of caramel and coffee from the dark roasted malts.
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Rated: 3.4 by Iggy88 from Ohio

Nov 07, 2023
Rated: 3.34 by MGibbons from Maryland

Sep 30, 2023
Rated: 3.71 by craigbelly from Iowa

Sep 29, 2023
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Reviewed by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

3.53/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz bottle into a Becher glass.
L: Pours darkest brown with a dark mahogany base with a thin and slightly fizzy light tan head that fades fairly fast down to edge foam, low steady carbo bubbles, no lacing.
S: Light mineral aroma, raisins, a hint of dark fruits.
T: Lightly sweet toasted grains, plum, a hint of caramel, a suggestion of dark fruits, tastes are moderately muted and want to be rich.
F: Brisk, wet, slight cola-like medium-light bodied feel with a fast, gently drying finish.
O: A beer that drinks a lot like a soda pop or cola. IMHO not a porter but more so a black lager.It is porter blended with premium beer. Whatever it may be it is easy to drink and is light overall. It is okay in its style.
Aug 26, 2023
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Rated by SudsMcE

3.93/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
It’s ok…not bad, certainly not great, something about it reminds me of a flat Diet Coke.
Aug 16, 2023
Rated: 3.58 by jera1350 from Minnesota

Aug 06, 2023
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Rated by Death_Adder from South Carolina

5/5  rDev +53.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Absolutely delicious, and at a great price point.

Style: Porter | Tap/Can/Bottle: Bottle | Abv: 4.7% | Rating: 5
Aug 05, 2023
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Reviewed by kenw68 from Georgia

4.67/5  rDev +43.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
I am going to call this beer what I think it actually is. It is a Porter beer brewed with a lager yeast. Best of both worlds. Smooth, not to heavy, easy drinking and inexpensive.
Aug 02, 2023
Rated: 4 by Zachboyd3334 from Indiana

Jul 28, 2023
Rated: 4.28 by PyroKnit

Jun 26, 2023
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Reviewed by Deadhead5573

3.95/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Better in a bottle. I like mine ice cold. Not a fan of dark beer that leaves mucous trail behind. This is as close to the black n tan you get at the bar. But better, since it is already mixed and cheap. As no longing after taste. Just smooth and down the hatch. It's very drinkable if your in the mood for a hint of coffee and caramel with no overpowering aromas. No lacing. Very small head. That goes quick. Be rough with it when pouring in a pint glass. After all it's 12 ounces so you need 4oz foam head to fill. It will vanish by the time you get it to the customer. Great in a bottle. Goes down faster in a pint glass. A little heavier than their lager and has more depth of taste. Why do people still drink the big named breweries. When at least in my case. This is considered local. If your not near PA. Grab some. Your in for a treat. You would expect it to be heavy and bloating. It is not. You can hit the lawn mowing and get an appetite for dinner still. Would go great with a burger or appetizers. Hot summer sun all day long well for that hit up a hoe. Hoegarden to be exact. There are so many small breweries out there. Flavors unknown. Skip the high priced swill and grab some of this
May 22, 2023
Rated: 4.58 by HephaestusBuc from Virginia

May 11, 2023
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Reviewed by BrickH0us3

3.51/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
For rednecks of discerning taste. The only porter left in the US that a fits the original intent of the beer style. Cheap, no frill's, decent flavor, knock em back till the Ms calls you in. Base of yuengling porter mixed with their amber lager. If you can get the undilluted porter that is a real treat. Usually less that bud light per can. Fits in comfortably both at the tuesday night a couch fire or a wedding. Cheers!
May 02, 2023
Rated: 3.59 by Joefish from Florida

May 02, 2023
Rated: 3.52 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Mar 18, 2023
Rated: 3.09 by Branlott42 from Missouri

Mar 11, 2023
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Reviewed by gvickery from Texas

4.18/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Very dark, brownish to black, tall dark tan head.
Smell is light, just some hints of roasted malt and caramel.
Tastes is light caramel, coffee, perhaps a slight hint of dark dried fruit.
Medium/light mouthfeel, very drinkable. I’d still prefer this in colder weather. It’s good, first time I’ve seen it here. Hopefully it will be available more often.
Mar 10, 2023
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Reviewed by MadMadMike from France

3.68/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz bottle straight up, fridge cold.
Love the concept of a grab & go black & tan. This isn’t a bad effort at all if you want a daytime quaff that isn’t the same old same old.
Mar 09, 2023
Rated: 1.36 by oneeye from Pennsylvania

Mar 02, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by Mortarforker from Texas

Mar 02, 2023
Black & Tan from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 75 out of 100 with 2612 ratings