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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
5,791 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 Edwaka01
4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from can into Guiness pint.

A - GodDAMN the beauty of a nitro stout is unreal. Turbulent Black and milkshake whirlpool slowly working it's way to the top, then leveling off with a laser-beam divide between black black and late-colored head.

S - Malt, chocolate, Guinness.

T - Typical nitro stout plus chocolate. A bit drier than Guinness, and a bit more bitter too.

M - Creamy, full, but not heavy. Dry film left after swallowing.

O - Not something I buy often, but if I see this while out and looking for something like this, it's something I have and will continue to enjoy many times.

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Photo of markmiller
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -62.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of AndrewMichael
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Nuke77
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a beautiful inky brown with a thick tan head. Just gorgeous to look at. The scent is subdued chocolate and cocoa and the taste follows the scent. This is more subdued than I would expect given it's appearance with just a hint of coffee. The mouth feel is cream goodness. Overall a very pleasurable experience. Would have rated it higher if the taste match the gorgeous appearance.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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2/5  rDev -50.2%

Photo of Blumstein
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of denver10
2.92/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A smooth and solid black appearance with a 4 inch beige head. It's got a strong chocolate milk laced with alcohol aroma which would be a lot nicer if the alcohol level was lowered. Initial taste is of chocolate milk and a healthy dose of alcohol. Some roasted coffee flavor follow and lingers in the after taste. I much prefer the second half of this flavor profile. Mouthfeel is creamy and medium bodied, just as one should expect from a nitro can. Overall, the strong alcohol presence in this one severely limits its potential for me. I know I should like it, everyone else seems to, but I just do not get what everyone else is getting. Had it a couple times and each experience has been the same, whether in the can or om tap.

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 5,791 ratings
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