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RATINGS: 2358   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GrooveDaddy (26) - Bham, Alabama, USA - DEC 5, 2012
A good, reasonably priced brew thats increasing in availability. I first discovered Yuengling in early 2007; I was between jobs at the time and on a budget, so I had to get something affordable, yet I didnt want to go back to crap like Miller High Life. Enter Yuengling Traditional Lager; a beer with spicy notes of pine thats of a reasonably high quality. I remember that night as if it were yesterday; I was at the Publix on hwy 150 in Hoover, and some black lady was looking for some beer, and noticed a 12-pack of Yuengling bottles; she said, "I think Ill try some of dat young-ling." My curiosity was piqued; I decided to also give it a shot, and Im glad I did. I prefer this beer in cans as opposed to bottles, as it can go bad in bottles much quicker; there are two gas stations about 3 minutes from where I live that both carry it in 12-packs of cans; just get you one of them, and some chips & dip (with a steak to cook later) and youre all set for your Sunday night TV (Foxs cartoons, AMCs The Walking Dead, Showtimes Dexter, HBOs Boardwalk Empire, etc), or to catch up on your DVRed episodes of Supernatural, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother, American Horror Story Asylum, Star Trek reruns, etc. All in all, its an economic alternative when you still must insist upon quality in a good beer......


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrewWhisperer47 (4) - Umatilla, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2017 does not count
Great body, superb flavor, high quality all around. This is the real king of beers.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
axl (803) - Lund, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2017
355ml bottle. Clear golden brown with two finger white head. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel and light citrus. Taste is roughly the same with sweet malts and caramel dominating with a slight citrus edge. Medium mouthfeel, light carbonation and caramel aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
randy1969 (16) - Marengo, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2017
Great beer when I can find it. Hard to find. Need more locations where we can purchase

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MBlessing (1180) - Wrttemberg, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2017
Klares goldgelb, schaum ok, im geruch etwas malz etwas wrzig, im Geschmack nicjts besonderes malzig etwas hopfen herb leicht wrzig

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (6147) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2017
32 oz draft at Huge Ass Beers on Bourbon Street. Clear amber appearance with a small white head. Aroma of toasted grain, light caramel malt and a touch of hops. Similar flavor, mildly sweet with minimal bitterness. Light, clean and easy to drink. Better than I expected.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrJamesMcEwan (243) - SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Aroma: Very malty, cake with slight cardboard, grass and lemon. Appearance: Clear amber with a white head. Taste: Slightly sweet, herbal and dough. Palate: Medium body, medium but very fine carbonation. Overall: High carbonation and taste not too pleasant.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KnitInferno (10) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2017
Enjoyed it when I could get it. Been a few years since I lived where it was available.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caitlin_m (14) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2017
This beer has a really nice amber colour and above average carbonation. This tastes like a solidly mainstream lager with lots of hops and mild malt flavours.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
17Beer (307) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 22, 2017
Malty sweet bread smells. Pours deep honey gold. Short white head. Lots of lacing. Round tastes of sweet biscuit and malt. Medium carbonation. Slight hop notes in the long finish. Very drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rex_Remes (195) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - JAN 6, 2017
(12oz bottle, Virginia USA) AROMA: slightky sweet corn/malt, some warm notes, bread/toast, hint of hops. APPEARANCE: light Amber in color (almost ale-like), thin yet oily head, clear. TASTE: tad sweet, tad sour, tad bitter. Some upfront grain and yeast, then a bit pungent, grass, green, slight bitter ending. PALATE: tart and spritzy, cleansing, a little creamy residual. OVERALL: a decent lager. Strong points are its Amber color and balanced drink ability. Not as robust as a hoppy Pilsner, relatively simple and straightforward, but good nevertheless.


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