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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

4,579 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4,579
Reviews: 2,198
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 120
Gots: 268 | 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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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

2.63/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass.

A: Poured a rich, dark, chocolatey brown. Billowing tan two finger head that quickly dissipated. Looked absolutely gorgeous for the first 15 or so seconds after pouring. Light lacing left on the inside of the glass, but what was left stayed tight.

S: Sweet malts with light cocoa undertones. Reminded me of a softer version of the scent left in the glass after drinking chocolate milk as a child.

T: Here's where things started to disappoint. The taste is just like the smell, but very, very watered down. It feels like half the beer got flavored, and the rest didn't.

M: One of the lightest stouts I've ever had. Very thin and watery. Light carbonation fades very fast, even before swallowing. Leaves a lot to be desired.

O: Not awful, but by no means good. If offered one, I would drink it, but I wouldn't buy this again. This was my first chocolate stout, and I'd like to try more before I form any opinions on this style.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2012 00:03:50 | More by MammothTarantula
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gaffm

Indiana

3/5  rDev -25.6%

03-29-2012 23:43:01 | More by gaffm
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gleemonger

California

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-29-2012 20:03:04 | More by gleemonger
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MenInVen

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

03-29-2012 19:11:22 | More by MenInVen
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Schumatrix

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

03-28-2012 20:27:34 | More by Schumatrix
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-27-2012 21:16:36 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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avarice8


4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-26-2012 22:20:57 | More by avarice8
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NClady


4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-26-2012 21:11:31 | More by NClady
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George2744

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-26-2012 16:57:25 | More by George2744
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tmoreau713

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-26-2012 11:47:41 | More by tmoreau713
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jawneyt

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-26-2012 02:52:48 | More by jawneyt
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Copyrightkilla


4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-25-2012 23:05:39 | More by Copyrightkilla
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cdawg11

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-25-2012 03:22:54 | More by cdawg11
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-25-2012 01:38:44 | More by Chugs13
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Heff19

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-24-2012 23:43:44 | More by Heff19
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seanmugs

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

03-24-2012 02:57:04 | More by seanmugs
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Leschber

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-23-2012 19:31:08 | More by Leschber
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Tpsauer

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

03-23-2012 03:33:01 | More by Tpsauer
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Cattafin


4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

03-23-2012 01:09:49 | More by Cattafin
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-22-2012 21:11:33 | More by szmnnl99
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Mr_Alphabet


4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-22-2012 00:28:49 | More by Mr_Alphabet
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Slikpitt

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-21-2012 17:40:37 | More by Slikpitt
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daBoLTman

California

4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle poured into my bro-in-law's Duvel tulip glass.

This is my first review of any beer on this site, so please take it easy...

Appearance: Poured a deep silky smooth blackness, almost abyss like, with a 1-2" white creamy foam head. The head died down to less than half-an-inch while I let it sit for a moment, and stayed with a nice little tiny white head while I drank it down.

Smell: Immediately to the nose I got the chocolatty (s?), almost like smelling a Hershey bar whiff right when you open the package to your nose, and then followed by the sweet malty/vanilla type second hand.

Taste: This is the highest I rated it among it's ratings at 4.5...if you are a good stout lover like me, this will fill up your mouth with your tongue tasting what your nose got, just with a little less punch: light milk chocolate flavor & more toasty and roasty malts than what's in the nose in the beginning, and surprisingly a dark bittery chocolate in the middle, finishing with a nice smooth vanilla at the end.

Mouthfeel: Mmmm, buttery smooth. No real strong hint of carbonation, just silk and creamy texture down your tongue, and throat.

Overall: I would recommend this beer to anyone wanting to try a good "stout" beer for a first one. It was enjoyable by all in the room as everyone I was with (5 of them) said it was the best dark beer they ever tried. It was sweet, not overpowering on the ABV %, and could be enjoyed by sipping, or gulping it down. I would happily buy this beer again for a nice after dinner beer, or pair it with a good thick bacon burger, or a steak.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2012 05:36:48 | More by daBoLTman
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deonreds

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-19-2012 05:30:04 | More by deonreds
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Supergenious

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

03-18-2012 14:04:29 | More by Supergenious
Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,579 ratings.