Yuengling Premium Beer | Yuengling Brewery

Yuengling Premium BeerYuengling Premium Beer
BA SCORE
9.4%
Liked This Beer
2.88 w/ 586 ratings
Yuengling Premium BeerYuengling Premium Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,450
Reviews:
165
Ratings:
586
Liked:
55
Avg:
2.88/5
pDev:
21.53%
Alströms:
2.95
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
93
Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +73.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +64.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +56.3%

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4.4/5  rDev +52.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is one of my favorite beers to drink from draught. Though on bottle it isn't quite as strong a brew. This is definately a beer one should try from a bar room tap to get the full effect of this fine beer.
Its clean, crisp taste is a welcome change from so many other mass produced beers.
I has a good balance of hops and malt, with a slight hint of the grain adjuncts used in the brewing. Clear yellow, nice formed head with small packed bubbles. Goes down easily and smoothly. Very drinkable.

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Photo of nicholas2121
4.3/5  rDev +49.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Yuengling Premium Beer brew by Yuengling Brewery, with an ABV of 4.40% This brew pours out a nice amber color with a nice white head. The smell is sweet with grains and malts. You pick up a hit of hops in the smell of this brew. Now for the taste it is sweet with grains and malts. Not bad but not great. Yuengling Premium Beer has a nice balance to it, there is nothing overpowering in this brew. The mouthfeel of Yuengling Premium Beer is nice,clean and smooth. There is nothing bad about this brew. I like how this brew goes down smooth. Overall I'm giving Yuengling Premium Beer a 4.25 out 5. This brew is a nice drinking brew. Nothing fancy but nothing cheap. I would buy this brew again. Thank you Yuengling Brewery

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4.3/5  rDev +49.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PerroGrande
4.28/5  rDev +48.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance: Pours to a straw yellow with a decent amount of foam. The foam endures very well.

Smell: A nice, malty, almost lager-like aroma. Nothing overpowering in the aroma. I detect a hint of some grain in the aroma

Taste: A smooth refreshing brew. A little light on the hops, but there is a nice almost lager-like sweetness that hangs around the edges with this brew. There is more character to this beer than a typical BMC swill-fest.

Mouthfeel: Not heavy, of course, but not watery. Carbonation is present but manageable.

Drinkability: This is one of my favorite session beers or "game with friends" beer (wish I could get it regularly in Ohio). Refreshing and not overpowering on the ABV, this slips down easily.

Yuengling's offerings are among my favorites.

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4.25/5  rDev +47.6%

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4.23/5  rDev +46.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

It's a 12 oz bottle poured into a Yueng pint glass.

C: Pale yellow/Straw

A: Sweet corn and mild hops

T: Tastes sweet with a corn flavor, mild hops and good carbonation. Not bad

O: Premium is a great summer beer, drink it when cutting the grass or working on the car to quench your thirst.

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4.05/5  rDev +40.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

$11.29 for a case of Yuengling - less than $.50 cents a can.

Value - can't be beat

Brewed locally - can't be beat

Taste - better than the national competition at this price point - can't be beat

A light colored lager with some hop "kiss" - nice drinkability - refreshing - smooth - a session beer at its best.

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is the first time I try the Premium. The Lager is a bit sweeter. I definitely like the Premium better! Smell: Corn, Hops, Yeast like traditional AAL. Here in NJ a 24 pack costs $12.99 a case! Lager costs $17.99 a case. Overall a solid 4 for taste and value. A good go to beer and definitely underrated and unnapreciated especially if you're on a budget. Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +38.9%

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Beer rating: 9.4% out of 100 with 586 ratings
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