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%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass dark brown/black with the traditional nitro cascade and foam. I don't really get much aroma. It's a very light milk chocolate. Taste is primarily chocolate with a bit of malt. More milky at first then darker as it warms. Medium creamy mouthfeel. Overall nice beer. Somewhat one dimensional, chocolate.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thick two finger head on a dark black body with a little light passing through. Nice lacing. Aroma is robust with lots of roasted malt and a nicely represented chocolate aroma. Flavor is similar with a stronger coffee bitterness mostly in the finish. Thickening and thick bodied, one could drink this nonstop with how drinkable this beer is.

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194th Review
Served in pint glass.
Enjoyed at The Yard House (downtown Denver)

Side note: I have amazingly fond memories of this beer as it is one of a few that turned my palate to dark, robust beers. Every time I have it, it reminds me of my first pint of it at The Flying Saucer in Nashville way back when. Delightful!

From notes.

A: Dark chocolate brownie. 1.5 (creamy off-white head) fingernail head.

S: Chocolate, hint of roasted dark malt, more chocolate, vanilla, and (again) more chocolate.

T: Bold, sweet chocolate and cream up-front with a touch of roasted dark malt and vanilla. Darn good!

M: Full bodied with smooth, creamy, just-right carbonation.

O: As mentioned, I have wonderful memories of this beer and must thank it for assisting in my palate development (thus the perfect score for the overall rating). I even bought a couple of cases of this and had it as a side beer at my wedding back in 2009! A solid beer all-around that is so smooth and well balanced you can't help but enjoy it no matter what time of the year it is.

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Beer pours a nice dark brown with a ton of white foamy head.

The beer smells of roasted malts and a good bit of chocolate sweetness.

Beer tastes like the smell. Not too overpowering with the chocolate, but enough there to taste it.

Mouthfeel is very creamy and almost milkshake like consistency.

Overall a solid milk stout.

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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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