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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,569 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,569
Reviews: 2,198
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 121
Gots: 264 | 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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uawildcat

Arizona

4.7/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark stout as expected. Thin cream colored head, leaves behind traces after it disappears.

S - Malty sweet with strong notes of vanilla and chocolate with a slight citrusy yeast smell.

T - Tastes sweet with strong notes of chocolate, almost just like the Hershey's chocolate syrup. Lesser notes of caramel and a vanilla finish. No real bitterness to speak of from hops, most comes from the dark malt. It is a dessert beer in my opinion, so the fact that there isn’t a bitterness to balance it out is fine by me.

M - The beer feels thick upfront but feels lighter after the initial sip. The beer was perfectly carbonated. It feels very creamy, like a nitro, even though it is from a bottle with no nitro gizmo.

O - I would have this beer again, great for after dinner or even with dinner. One of the best chocolate stouts that I have had, most others seem to have a cocoa powder taste while this actually tastes like chocolatey like Hershey's syrup.

UPDATE 8/27/11: I would not suggest the nitro-can. It some how mutes the flavor of the beer to a point where it is like a watery stout. I hoped it to make the beer even more creamy, however it made the beer lackluster.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 03:31:46 | More by uawildcat
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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,569 ratings.