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

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4,801 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,801
Reviews: 2,219
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 139
Gots: 355 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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

udfan07, Sep 18, 2014
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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, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Moose90, Sep 17, 2014
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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
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myzerov, Sep 14, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -3.5%

mmink27, Sep 14, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml funny-shaped bottle into goblet. best before april 23, 2015, enjoyed on september 13, 2014

a: aside from very apparent caramel-ruby hues at the bottom through some light, this is a very dark and black beer. an aggressive pour yields just over a finger of latte-esque head or something

s: well, you know, chocolate. bits of coffee and roasted malt as well

t: chocolate and not much else. it's not called "double chocolate stout" for nothing. just kidding. there are tastes of dark fruits (i'm thinking figs and cherries) right after the chocolate, and roasted malt. some sort of sweet syrup and maybe even hints of vanilla notes. there's a fair bit of black coffee flavour in here as well which is nice. finish appropriately dry, reminiscent of a coffee-like bitterness. the coffee notes dominate as the beer warms

m: a bit watery with medium-ish carbonation which is somewhat odd for a stout

o: a tasty beer with a subpar mouthfeel

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

Was told I had to try this, so here it is. Pours a light black, unable to see through. Nice tan head that holds on for a long time. Aroma is of light barley and hot chocolate. Taste seems a little watery, but overall, a good flavor with highlights of milk chocolate and a hint of bitterness. Nice and crispy and slightly creamy mouthfeel. Almost tastes like an actual cup of bittersweet hot chocolate with some marshmallows. Nice brew but anything that could be drunk in multiples. Glad I tasted

hophugger, Sep 12, 2014
Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
90 out of 100 based on 4,801 ratings.