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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,707 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,707
Reviews: 2,204
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 132
Gots: 309 | 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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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

08-16-2014 21:01:34 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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Jhcfc

Nevada

4.24/5  rDev +5.5%

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StL_fan


4.32/5  rDev +7.5%

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dertyd

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-16-2014 00:45:20 | More by dertyd
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boudeysbigbrew

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

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schoon

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

08-15-2014 03:38:03 | More by schoon
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mpipe

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-15-2014 01:02:40 | More by mpipe
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Rempeba

Manitoba (Canada)

4.52/5  rDev +12.4%

08-14-2014 20:29:41 | More by Rempeba
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Kitsune

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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AndyEdgar

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

08-14-2014 17:06:46 | More by AndyEdgar
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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AngeloStout

New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

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R0dney


4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Rawbster

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -25.4%

08-14-2014 03:17:49 | More by Rawbster
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kfh227

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

color - I'd say black if it were not. It is definitely a brown color but you can not tell unless you look at it in a glass for a while. No head. Very Opaque.

Taste - good. Not a great chocolate beer. The chocolate in it is not a good taste. I'll probably have it again but not soon.

Smell - Nose isn't working lately.

Mouthfeel - nice and heavy as it should be with this type of beer in my opinion.

Overall - One of the few beers where I put the mouthfeel as a bigger draw to have this beer again than the taste. I usually care about taste most and smell a distant second.

08-14-2014 01:48:51 | More by kfh227
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Gingerfart

New Hampshire

4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

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sjrodriguez

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

08-13-2014 19:49:42 | More by sjrodriguez
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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LukeGude

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-12-2014 01:50:23 | More by LukeGude
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WckdVbz

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -25.4%

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MynamesRickJames

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.4%

08-11-2014 20:40:54 | More by MynamesRickJames
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djsnowman06

Newfoundland (Canada)

3.99/5  rDev -0.7%

“Chocolate malt and real dark chocolate are combined with Young's award-winning rich dark beer to craft a satisfyingly indulgent, but never overly sweet experience. Silky rich & creamy smooth.”

Appearance
Very black and very opaque, with low levels of carbonation. Produced only a quarter inch of yellow head. The retention was okay; dissipated within a couple minutes, but a nice ring lace stuck around for much longer.

Smell
Hard to say. On the malts, I got just a sweet, roasty chololate aroma, and the hops had very little leafy scent, if any.

Taste
Whoa. The chocolate is very prevalent. Also some roast at the back and maybe some caramel or toffee. Again the hops were hard to detect, maybe a little leafy or grassy taste.

Mouth-feel
Flirting with the heavy side. It had good carbonation for its style. A smooth drink with a touch of a buttery feel. Screams “Dessert”

Overall Impression
I had this sitting in my fridge for 5 days while I went out of town. While I am impressed with this beer , I may have hyped it up a little in my own head, maybe a touch let down. Don't get me wrong, this is a very nice beer. There is a little aroma of chocolate but man does it ever come out in the tasting. I also probably served it too cold; I really should set up a dedicated beer fridge. Even still, the aroma only intensified mildly as it warmed. Was not overly sweet and was certainly indulgent, just as the label claims. Would make an excellent dessert beer. I also think that it would be a fantastic beer on nitrogen, just to amplify the creamy texture they were trying to achieve. Overall I was very happy with this superb beer.

08-11-2014 12:18:29 | More by djsnowman06
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

08-11-2014 02:12:03 | More by brpendergast85
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DemoniChris

Nebraska

3.9/5  rDev -3%

08-11-2014 01:09:15 | More by DemoniChris
Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,707 ratings.