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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

4,513 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,513
Reviews: 2,197
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 119
Gots: 241 | 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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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Looks dark and milky. No light will pass. Head looks okay. Small, but gathers along the glass wall.

Sweet vanilla and dark chocolate and semi-dark and sweet maltiness. Lots of additives, I guess. Hints of dark cherry. Liqueury. Like a roasty cordial. Maybe, even, hints of black raspberry. It totally works for 'decadent'.

Nice and rich flavors with dark chocolate, dark fruit, light vanilla, roasted malts, and slight bitter hop; on the mind. Offers up some creaminess without the lacticity. Not particularly tangy, which I like in a milk stout. English toffee is grand, but semi-dry, with all of the sweetness coming from the vanilla and the chocolate.

Very soft, if not too light. The body is nothing to speak of, really, and the carbonation doesn't do a whole lot more. Just a simple drink, for a good beer.

How can you not dig this stout? It's tasty and aromatic and subtly decadent.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 05:52:35 | More by thecheapies
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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,513 ratings.