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An iconic American lager famous for its rich amber color and medium-bodied flavor - with a roasted caramel malt for a subtle sweetness and a combination of cluster and cascade hops, this true original delivers a well-balanced taste with very distinct character.


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
manshow (8) - Spokane, Washington, USA - APR 9, 2004 does not count
A nice amber color wrapped in the nice green bottle. Slightly off white and a small head. The initial taste may be slightly bitter. The overall flavor is tastefully sweet. This may be one of the best lagers out there for the price. Watch out Bud, Miller and Coors here comes a new competator in a class of its own. No longer do lagers have to be blonde and watered down. Overall there is not much if any at all better than Yuengling's smooth Traditional Lager.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gerbache (8) - Oakland, California, USA - JAN 30, 2005 does not count
Seemed really bland and tasteless. Itís drinkable, but not particularly memorable. I suppose itís good for quenching the thirst, but I donít think Iíd buy this myself.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEmperor (8) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2008 does not count
Stronger than most American beers. This has a light hop flavor with a slight hint of sour that I feel adds to the charm. The medium to full body is very well balanced. A good beer, but an amazing beer for the price.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
geherald (8) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JUL 27, 2008 does not count
It’s a lager, plain and simple. Nothing to write home about, but good enough to drink when I can find it and nothing else. Light and refreshing and definitely better than the macro lagers. Its my beer of choice when I am stuck in Rural PA, visiting my parents.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
ausleerenstein (8) - knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2008 does not count
best american beer for the money. 1st beer i ever drank it was good then it’s still good now particularly on a hot day after twisting wrenches in my driveway.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZeidleBrew (8) - , Connecticut, USA - OCT 22, 2008 does not count
One of the best beers of its kind. Slightly deeper color than most pale lagers, along with a richer flavor and smoother finish. Not sold in CT, so I make a point of grabbing a case any time I’m in NY or MA.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Engelond (8) - Aliquippa, USA - MAY 11, 2010 does not count
I was introduced to this beer several years ago by my son. Two years ago I moved to PA (no, not because of the beer). This is truly a delicious American Lager, albeit a mass production style. Light in all its assets but made for drinkability. Very nice color, head and malty flavor. It is the perfect beer for parties, ball games, or anything requiring activilty because it doesnít fill you up and the carbonation is refreshing.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Narf (8) - USA - MAY 23, 2010 does not count
A regional beer I get a kick out of when I travel to the area. Itís pretty good not fantastic. One of those beers that will keep the party going after you ran out of the good stuff.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
theoberlander (8) - USA - APR 14, 2011 does not count
12 oz. bottle. Itís a cheap, pale lager with an undeserved reputation of actually being good beer. The taste -- like its appearance -- is flat, and the whole thing is rather forgettable. Itís a bit more satisfying than drinking one of the bigger macros, but that isnít saying much. A passable option if there are no other options, and you find yourself in dire need of a beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
finewinematt (8) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 13, 2011 does not count
Not bad for being on the same price tier as the other big name American Macros. Amber color, richer flavor than ANY of the other mass produced pale lagers. Longer finish and more satisfying aftertaste. Decent.


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