Yuengling Black & Tan | Yuengling Brewery

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74
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2,361 Ratings
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Yuengling Black & TanYuengling Black & Tan
BEER INFO

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

Style: Black & Tan

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,361
Reviews:
697
Avg:
3.22
pDev:
17.7%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
475
For Trade:
0
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Photo of ManWithNoName
3.66/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jliscin
3.36/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KMillard
2.8/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Good for the price. How unusual is a low priced everyday drinking dark beer. Concept is great, the beer is average.

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Photo of Malacant
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A mainstream generic lager. Drink if free, if not buy something else.

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Photo of BillTurnbury
4.18/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I like it. Been drinking beer for 48 years. Had some that tasted like s**t and some that were nectar of the gods. On that scale, the Black and Tan is good as a sipping beer on a cold winter day. It's not great, but it works for me. Better than Yuengling Lager or their Light Lager. $5.99/6 at Wegmans so I get one when we go grocery shopping. It's convenient.

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Photo of token_23223
2.86/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of q33jeff
2.49/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

**
07/26/12
Barley, Vegetable
Cloudy Dark Brown pour.
Rice, Vegetables, slight sweetness. Soapy aftertaste.
Thin for the style.
I used to like this a lot more. It was a "Good Beer" back in college, but now it tastes soapy.
**
01/03/2017

Despite what it is not; it is still a classic dark beer; one of the first that drew me top darker and better beers.

Lots of Barley in the nose and taste. I am not getting the soapiness that I got in 2012, so that is a push back in the right direction.
**

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Photo of RAFH
3.67/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smaddock
1.12/5  rDev -65.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of illpass78
3.71/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. in a tumbler.

Appearance: Clear brown with a two-finger tan head that dissipates swiftly. Some ringed lace.

Aroma: Kind of thin in the nose. Some dark malts.

Taste: Richer than the nose. Some weak-ish coffee, a little caramel, and those dark malts from the nose. Pleasant.

Mouthfeel: Medium depth. A little lighter than your typical dark beer.

Overall: Rock solid cheap B&T. If you won't drink this, you're probably a wiener.

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Photo of Tjb14
3.6/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of n2492004
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of malprep
3.03/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of evostudios12
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Walleybeer
3.77/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jasadewi
3.21/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Dark brown color and fuzzy tan head.
S: Very faint toasted chocolate smell.
T: Very light taste, that perhaps follows the tan part more than the black. Very lagerish, at a loss of porter taste.
M: Medium bodied and heavy carbonation.
O: Overall, decent beer, I enjoy the sessionable taste. But, it takes no stand as a true Black and Tan. Decent choice, but I'm excited to find better exemplars of this style.

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Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Anacross
3.41/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kuhndog
3.45/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.02/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Decent black and tan appearance even if not the thickest of stout 1/2 going into this. Aroma is lacking anything.

Taste is a thinner sessionable black and tan. Kinda more like a dark brown and tan. I mean its Yuengling, its their thing, a relatively sessionable but darker color beer that is smooth and doesn't offer a lot of heft or bitterness. Its worked well for them over the many years.

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Photo of NastyNorseman
3.18/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown with tan head that hangs around the edges through the brew. Smells of coffee and toasty malt. The flavors are aligned with the smell. Finished a little flat and somewhat lighter than expected. This is an okay beer, nothing more.

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Photo of billybob
3.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bubble_Dragon
2.31/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Photo of BigGold
3.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

First had on Thirsty Thursday at Mississippi Braves minor league baseball game, poured from $2 pint can into frosted white plastic beer cup. Not bad, as more than a bit of malt flavor before a fading flat finish.

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Yuengling Black & Tan from Yuengling Brewery
3.22 out of 5 based on 2,361 ratings.
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