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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
5,793 Ratings
Young's Double Chocolate StoutYoung's Double Chocolate Stout

Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd
England, United Kingdom

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-06-1999

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Photo of Porterfanatic
4.43/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a nitro-can into a pilsner glass.

Nice thick head with great lacing that clings to the glass well after the beer is gone.

Smells of an unsweetened chocolate, roasted coffee, and a very nice malt package that backs it up.

Tastes just like the smell, with much more roasted coffee and chocolate coming out as it warms up.

Mouthfeel is great, thick enough to fill you up, creamy almost, but not overly so.

overall a great stout.

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of Cozzatoad
3.86/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Very dark brown, almost black colour. A nice couple fingers of light brown (actually reminds of chocolate), soft looking head. Decent retention and lots of quite thick lacing on the sides of the glass

S- Sweet buttery malts with maybe some notes of caramel and a quite distinct roasted/smoked feel to them. A note of chocolate on the back of things

T- Much more on the chocolate side than the smell suggested. Sweet chocolate malts upfront, reminding of milk chocolate, again with a nice roasted touch to them. More chocolate notes on the palate, this time a bit more on the bitter side (dark chocolate), along with maybe some liquorice and coffee notes as well. Finishes on the earthy side, with a touch of clean, refreshing bitterness and a light leafy hops note. Nice bittersweet combination

M- Super soft, creamy mouthfeel on both tongue and palate, where flavours fully spread and may still be clearly felt after some seconds. Just a gentle touch of soft carbonation texture on the tongue, to bring a bit of life. Great mouthfeel

O- Definitely enjoyed this. Maybe not the most complex beer out there, but full of real chocolate flavour and actually quite refreshing, wich is nice to be found in a stout. Felt a bit heavy on my stomach

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours an opaque jet black in color with the normal nitro-can cascading head. The beer has a finger tall creamy light tan head that has great retention properties (barely any reduction over the drinking of the beer). Significant lacing is observed. Nitro-can beer shave such a cool effect when poured.

S: This beer has a mild aroma overall but there is a nice amount of complexity to the smell. I can detect some dark roasted malts, light elements of coffee, lots of milk chocolate, and just a hint of char.

T: The flavor really follows the smell with a really wonderful milk chocolate sweetness upfront There is a nice amount of complexity and the flavor is well balanced. There is a really nice balance between the milk chocolate sweetness and the dark roasted malts. There is a very light bitterness in the finish.

M: Medium bodied with light amounts of carbonation. Extremely creamy.

O: This beer is extremely easy to drink and very enjoyable. The beer has a pleasant smell and a great flavor with such a smooth mouthfeel. I could easily session this beer and I really enjoy it. I have been drinking this beer for years and the nitro-can is my favorite format - I drink it at lots of family evenets as it is my mother-in-law's favorite beer.

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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 5,793 ratings
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