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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

4,861 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,861
Reviews: 2,230
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 143
Gots: 377 | 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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Photo of Jigglenaut
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

A very solid chocolate stout. A bit thin on the mouthfeel but overall great and definitely worth a try.

Jigglenaut, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of JimBerry
4.6/5  rDev +14.4%

JimBerry, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of rfoltz53
3.92/5  rDev -2.5%

rfoltz53, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Jgldillon
3/5  rDev -25.4%

Like a Guiness but thicker. Meaty was the first thought. Cocoa flavor but not sweet. Kind of flat mouthfeel. Expected it to be phenomenal per a friends recommendation. Not what expected. I was expecting the strength of a Founders Breakfast Stout but this it is not.

Jgldillon, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of dolphsexton
4.8/5  rDev +19.4%

dolphsexton, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of jmb_bosco
4.76/5  rDev +18.4%

jmb_bosco, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of BRami127
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

BRami127, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of JGoose2934
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%

JGoose2934, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Cynic-ale, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of kotzbauerm
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

kotzbauerm, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of OldSmaug
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%

OldSmaug, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of BogAl
2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

BogAl, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of wmardis
2.75/5  rDev -31.6%

Simply waving a Hershey bar over a can of Guinness doesn't make it a "Double Chocolate Stout." The closest this comes to double anything is a double of Guinness, which I like. The poor rating is because it **pretends** to be something else. Do yourself and wallet a favor and just have a Guinness.

wmardis, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of Zorora
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Zorora, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of oderus666
5/5  rDev +24.4%

oderus666, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Nick_Bousquet
4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

Nick_Bousquet, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of TimZebGir
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Chocolate fills the mouth
With acid trailing off and
Retronasal sweet

A: Really dark brown, almost black--thin head but well-retained(3/3)
S: Dark chocolate, very sweet, with slightly acrid dark malt(9/12)
T: A little bit of dark malt balances a very strong chocolate middle with a bittersweet finish that lingers for a while (16/20)
M: Pretty bubbly with a medium amount of dryness on the finish (5/5)
O: Definitely a chocolate stout, but not as one-dimensional as the Samuel Smith’s chocolate stout. This has a much more complex character, and it asks my mouth and nose more questions than it answers. (7/10)
40/50

TimZebGir, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Cookie_Jarvis
3.08/5  rDev -23.4%

Cookie_Jarvis, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of BeastLU
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

BeastLU, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of stepherrs09
4.48/5  rDev +11.4%

stepherrs09, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of DoktorEd
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Poured into a tulip glass, this semi-thick and very dark stout is very tasty. The name is not a misnomer; you can really taste the dark undertones of rich chocolate underneath a very complex landscape of roasted malt. Head retention was decent, almost a quarter inch that remained for the entirety of the glass. Very drinkable, not incredibly heavy on the alcohol content. Very highly recommended.

DoktorEd, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of irthesteve
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

irthesteve, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of treznor
4/5  rDev -0.5%

treznor, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

t2grogan, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of jmaricevic
5/5  rDev +24.4%

jmaricevic, Oct 05, 2014
Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,861 ratings.