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:
5,757
Reviews:
2,360
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
12.94%
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle poured into my bro-in-law's Duvel tulip glass.

This is my first review of any beer on this site, so please take it easy...

Appearance: Poured a deep silky smooth blackness, almost abyss like, with a 1-2" white creamy foam head. The head died down to less than half-an-inch while I let it sit for a moment, and stayed with a nice little tiny white head while I drank it down.

Smell: Immediately to the nose I got the chocolatty (s?), almost like smelling a Hershey bar whiff right when you open the package to your nose, and then followed by the sweet malty/vanilla type second hand.

Taste: This is the highest I rated it among it's ratings at 4.5...if you are a good stout lover like me, this will fill up your mouth with your tongue tasting what your nose got, just with a little less punch: light milk chocolate flavor & more toasty and roasty malts than what's in the nose in the beginning, and surprisingly a dark bittery chocolate in the middle, finishing with a nice smooth vanilla at the end.

Mouthfeel: Mmmm, buttery smooth. No real strong hint of carbonation, just silk and creamy texture down your tongue, and throat.

Overall: I would recommend this beer to anyone wanting to try a good "stout" beer for a first one. It was enjoyable by all in the room as everyone I was with (5 of them) said it was the best dark beer they ever tried. It was sweet, not overpowering on the ABV %, and could be enjoyed by sipping, or gulping it down. I would happily buy this beer again for a nice after dinner beer, or pair it with a good thick bacon burger, or a steak.

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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
4.02 out of 5 based on 5,757 ratings.
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