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Young's Double Chocolate Stout - Wells & Young's Ltd

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Young's Double Chocolate StoutYoung's Double Chocolate Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,518 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,518
Reviews: 2,198
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 120
Gots: 245 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-06-1999)
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A bottle poured into a pint glass.

The beer appears a jet black color with a large off-white colored head forming. The head lingers for a good amount of time and leaves some strong lacing on the glass. The aroma of this beer is very sweet with a lactose and chocolate smell. It smells almost like a chocolate malt smells/taste. The flavor is intensely yet mildly chocolatey. There is a nice bittersweet aftertaste that lingers for quite a while. The flavors are very milky and creamy and the sweet lactose is very evident. The MF is smooth and rich, very creamy on the palate and satisfying.

This is a fantastic chocolate/sweet stout and probably the best one I have ever had. I almost always snag a bottle of this when I see it for sale. I always enjoy it and it is consistently delicious.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 17:50:28 | More by jifigz
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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BrunoPettipas

Quebec (Canada)

4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer late night on a sunday to get some strenght for the coming week. The label and the shape of the bottle really screams sweet promises of decadent stout. Poured the beer in a pint glass with a widget which keeps the head a bit longer with the constant streams of bubbles.

Small 1/2'' tanny head that doesn't stay very long. Color is deep black with the color taking more of a very dark brown when held up to a light. Seems pretty clear and opaque. First smell reveals a nice balance of smoked malts with some bittersweet chocolate mixed in. I get a faint nutty sweetness on the end.

It' got a good thickness. I might have liked a bit more but thats my taste. It does leave your mouth quite coated in stout goodness.

Now for taste, I get the smoked taste up front with the mid sweet chocolate following closely. I must admit that the first sip left me wanting for a bit more. I get a slight peppery end from time to time which is not so bad. A tiny trace of hops that rounds out the sweetness and add a bitter bark. Aftertaste is slight coffee with the chocolate coming back.

The chocolate caracter of this beer really intensify the warmer the beer gets so I would let it sit for a while if your just pulling it out from the fridge. I also found that the more you drink it, the more the chocolate creeps up on you. Really nice. It does deserve the name Double Chocolate.

Had some Bobbas Bounty loaded in a Kayfun while having this beer. It brought out some nice graham crackers and even chocolate.

Overall a good decadent stout thats well worth the reputation. Get one!

Serving type: bottle

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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,518 ratings.