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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,783 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4,783
Reviews: 2,217
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 137
Gots: 349 | FT: 1
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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Photo of Shandirra
1/5  rDev -75.1%

Overly sweet. Cloying. Disgusting. Vomit inducing.

I love a GOOD chocolate stout; ie: Brooklyn Brewery's seasonal - Black Chocolate Stout.

However, this stuff is foulness personified. People can moon on about the composition and characteristics but what matters is the taste. This beer should be poured down the drain. You couldn't pay me to drink this crap.

Shandirra, Today at 03:09 PM
Photo of gnikola
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

gnikola, Yesterday at 09:21 AM
Photo of denisconrado
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Harmonized with bonbon milk. Appearance: black, opaque, no foam perhaps be stupidly cold; Aroma: very light chocolate, roasting; Taste: I felt more chocolate in the aroma than in the flavor, but helped enhance harmonization, hops this full bodied. With the chill last night fell well!

denisconrado, Yesterday at 12:03 AM
Photo of Mayhewbc
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Mayhewbc, Sunday at 06:22 PM
Photo of sully22
4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

sully22, Sunday at 04:49 PM
Photo of Slowpony97
4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

Slowpony97, Sunday at 12:14 AM
Photo of Nightwing
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Very nice chocolate and coffee aromas. Pours black with tan head. Medium to heavy bitter taste. Full bodied with creamy texture, soft carbonation, and bitter finish. Pretty good, but slightly to bitter for my taste.

Nightwing, Saturday at 10:04 PM
Photo of The_Grantula
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

The_Grantula, Saturday at 07:18 PM
Photo of DavidMeese
5/5  rDev +24.4%

DavidMeese, Saturday at 05:28 PM
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

rajreddy, Saturday at 07:35 AM
Photo of Camjmorton
3.9/5  rDev -3%

Camjmorton, Friday at 03:29 AM
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

BeerBeast, Friday at 03:08 AM
Photo of walterk
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

walterk, Friday at 02:27 AM
Photo of udfan07
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Has smokey taste with chocolate notes. Very smooth finish. Very much a dark beer.

udfan07, Thursday at 05:26 AM
Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Partial best by date of 2014.
Poured from a bottle into a tumbler on 12.26.13.

A: Motor oil with a foamy tan head.

S: Loads of malty chocolate.

T: Chocolate, malt, some smoke in the aftertaste.

M: Creamy smooth. Velvety.

O: Very balanced. Sweet, but not icky sweet. It has an edge to it that balances out the sweetness.

WAbeerfiend, Thursday at 01:52 AM
Photo of Moose90
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Moose90, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of REGreenBTRB
4.3/5  rDev +7%

Poured from a nitro can into a mug..

A: 4.25 - Pours very dark with a CREAMY one-finger head. It's cool to watch it all float up to the top after the pour.

S: 4.25 - Malt with a lot of sweet, milky chocolate.

T: 4.5 - SO good! Malty with chocolate upon chocolate.

M: 4.25 - More watery than I remembered, but awesome nonetheless. This is a beer I tend to drink pretty fast since it goes down so easy. Super creamy, super drinkable.

O: 4.3 - You get what you pay for with this beer. You buy this expecting chocolate and that's exactly what you get. Very tasty beer that I think mostly anybody could enjoy.

REGreenBTRB, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of jose_alehouseSD
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

jose_alehouseSD, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

gunnerlincoln, Sep 16, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +18.4%

Plz320, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Microminus, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Curlybash, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

normALE, Sep 14, 2014
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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,783 ratings.