Yuengling Light Lager | Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Light LagerYuengling Light Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,036
Reviews:
258
Ratings:
1,085
pDev:
22.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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23
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Ratings: 1,085 |  Reviews: 258
Photo of jkblr
3.35/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown undated bottle poured into a shaker pint at fridge temp 99 calories, no ABV listed on bottle. The beer pours bright light amber in color with good off white head. The aroma is very faint and smells like "beer". The taste is barely tart and mildly sweet with a trace of caramel malt. There is an adjunct taste on the back end, but not bad. Mouthfeel is thin bodied, well carbonated and somewhat dry in the finish. There is a hint of soapy/oily after taste, but I have to look for it as opposed to not being able to get past it. Overall, very good light AAL.

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Photo of Cordyceps
3.52/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AWSinOV
2.82/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It has more flavor than the two that are popular locally, Bud 'Lite' and Coors 'Lite'. Those are watered down and bland compared to Yuengling. The other local 'Lite' is 'Natural Lite' and it's not much more flavorful than swimming pool water.

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Photo of RomanOstrich
3.55/5  rDev +25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good for a light beer. Not a whole lot going for it on taste, almost like carbonated water mixed with a regular Yuengling. Smell is slightly corny or possibly grassy. Easy drinking. Better than your standard PBR / Bud Light affair. One of a few go tos if I'm just looking for a safe choice to drink that I'm used to.

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Photo of Eseib
3.53/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnTurano
2.88/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Bryan12345
3/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jjmj51
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WangFire
3.52/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of C_Adams
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
2.93/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Josephclark
3.77/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Drank from bottle, avoid drinking this from a can it is not the same experience.

Taste - light hop barley and malt flavors, very watery, taste similar to amstel light but more barley flavor than hop

Feel - not too acidic, a very fine brew and drink, great feel. Much better than yeungling traditional, and my favorite domestic light beer

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Photo of Zaktcc
1.42/5  rDev -50%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

If you're going to drink beer, drink beer - hit the treadmill for 30minutes if you're worried about calories so you can avoid this metallic flavored water. As a big fan of Yuengling, as a solid go-to beer, I figured I'd try their 'light' variety. My expectations were not high to start and with each additional sip I was grateful to be that much closer to never having to drink this beer again.

Harsh carbonation, consistency of water, hints of the metal, and stale piss aromas sums of this beer.

Love Fat Yuengling. Not light.

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Photo of jbehlar
3.43/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chicagoish
2.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dwarren1969
2/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of choll
2/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Meh. Garbage.

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
3.64/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Glowingz
2.87/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of robebo44
2.65/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Zuidman
2/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of bankboy66
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Nice light amber color with a decent head to it. There is flavor here and I find this to be one of the better light beers. Not quite up to my favorite (Labatt Blue Light) but very good.

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Photo of btcole18
3.24/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of warpedrevolution
2.75/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of parkwood
3/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Yuengling Light Lager from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 2.84 out of 5 with 1,085 ratings
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