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

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Young's Double Chocolate StoutYoung's Double Chocolate Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd
England, United Kingdom
wellsandyoungs.co.uk

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-06-1999

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,749
Reviews:
2,359
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
12.94%
 
 
Wants:
266
Gots:
1,015
For Trade:
2
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Photo of JC333
4.35/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Weezle94
4.66/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ADG2995
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MinerBob
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer pours a very dark almost black color with a dark brown head and has something floating in it. Has a sweet smell with hints of chocolate. It's smooth and easy to drink with chocolate and coffee flavor. Overall a very good stout.

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Photo of brittanylicious
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.67/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a nonic pint glass, the appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a quickly dissipating finger's worth of off white foamy head. Not much lace.
The aroma had a ton of smooth sweet fudge-like milk chocolate tones.
The flavor was the same with a semi-syrupy aftertaste of that chocolate.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with what I hate to say but a "watery" sort of finish. Carbonation did feel fine. ABV felt just as good.
Overall, the classic English styled "milk/sweet stout" where that watery finish is the norm. With that in mind, I can't be too harsh in my numbers.

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Photo of Skagerrak
4.64/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A solid but not overly heavy stout. Dark, pours clean with a moderate head and good aroma. I was afraid it might be too sweet or too chocolaty but it was an overall excellent offering. Making this a regular purchase.

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Photo of ThomasTheTank88
3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a motor oil black color. Smelled moderate chocolate scent, even a hint of coffee oddly enough. Rich malt taste. Not as creamy as I thought it would be but it's very satisfying. I'll be buying more most likely. Great brew overall.

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Photo of sposter4
3.74/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Black in color with a malt chocolate aroma. Welll balanced and flavorabke beer that delivers chocolate without making it overpowering or artificial tasting. Only complaint was that it appears thick and creamy it felt and tasted a bit thin

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Photo of chaseclary
4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of heddar33
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RAFH
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dinojrbtom
4.56/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ConnorG
4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EmeraldMist
2.83/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Look - Pours dark brown almost black in color with a short fizzy tan head, no lacing.
Aroma - Cocoa powder, yeast, toast.
Taste - Sugary sweet up front, tastes similar to chocolate syrup, not a whole lot of roasted malt, a bit of caramel towards the end. The aftertaste is slightly sour, sugary and a little metallic. More chocolate than stout characteristics.
Feel - Light-Medium bodied, ample carbonation, a bit watery.

Overall - Easy drinking. Hard to tell that this is a stout, but worth a try if you love chocolate.

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Photo of Phoodcritic
3.97/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Stout_Scout
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rsuarez1982
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jglaw1
3.93/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RMW66
3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bmaslakov
3.82/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.31/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cebeci88
5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
4.02 out of 5 based on 5,749 ratings.
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