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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,061
Reviews:
251
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
22.3%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
266
For Trade:
0
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Photo of leroybrown10
3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ajwii33
2.24/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of AAG
2.55/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nichols33
2.2/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of BrokenEdge
3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

People saying this beer is flavorless have obviously not had any other macro light beers to compare it to. I already think Yuengling is one of the better macro beers out there, and their attempt at a lighter lager is equally miles above what some other breweries are doing. Look is pretty standard: light brownish red with a thin head that quickly dissipated. Smell is kind of faint, but what is there is Yuengling's trademark corny/grainy sweetness and lightly toasted malt. Taste is more of the same, and actually pretty comparable to their traditional lager. I found it the tiniest bit sweeter and almost slightly artificial tasting because of that, but it definitely exceeded my expectations for a light beer. Feel is where this beer suffers the most. Much lighter in body and more watery than traditional lager. I also found mine to be lower in carbonation, and at first, it made the beer pleasantly creamy in mouthfeel...but by about halfway through, it just felt flat. Overall, a solid take on a light beer, and will probably become a staple in my fridge right alongside traditional lager.

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Photo of Alexc11
3.34/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Overall nice light beer with appealing light golden and hint of orange color and 'sweetish' taste. A great ballgame beer in my opinion.

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Photo of AfricanPete14
2.72/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This is a very enjoyable light beer. Pours almost a clear yellow, with an average head. The smell has a very light hint of grain and malt. The taste is crisp and kind of creamy, however it is very smooth. This is a light beer with a very decent flavor, however the low alcohol content is kind of a turn off because it takes awhile to just get a buzz off these.

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Photo of Brew_ski
2.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of SMH_NWI
2.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MikeRa
3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of scottbrew4u
2.97/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of imanidiot777
2.29/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of WickedBeer
2.28/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Zazzi82
2.58/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ArtZan
2/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of colonia25
3.43/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
2.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of TimberSwanson
3.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Josholson666
2.75/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Njod2003
3.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Aglassplease
1.04/5  rDev -63.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of LoRyder97
3.15/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dbakondi
4/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of I3eer
2.6/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Yuengling Light Lager from Yuengling Brewery
2.87 out of 5 based on 1,061 ratings.
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