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

5,757 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-06-1999

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served unto a flute.

Appearance: Pours a superior dark brown, tan head comes off maybe 3/4" off the body settled before I put the bottle down (seriously).

Smell: Scent of coffee, bits of chocolate apparently present.

Taste: A toasted chocolate, like lager meets bitter chocolate. Slightly sweet considering your eyes play tricks on you but extremely tasty beer.

Mouth: Med-heavy carbonation, one of the crispiest beers I have had in my life.

Overall: Well put together, easy to drink and above all pretty damn good. Might be little sweet but this isn't a soda, I would better classify it as a lighter porter. Regardless hope you all enjoy, Cheers!

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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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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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4.88/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a rich black colour, with alight cream coloured head that stays around for a while. Loads of sticky lacing. The smell is of roasted malts and milk chocolate. An exceptional taste. Roasted malts and milk chocolate candy bars. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a silky smooth finish.

Overall, this is the first time I've had the bottled version of this beer, and the truth is I like it more than the can, which is perfect. This is a perfect holiday stout (I'm reviewing this on Boxing Day) and if you like stouts then this is almost flawless in my opinion. Even the artwork on the label looks like something from Willy Wonka. Amazing.

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

I poured this out of the bottle tonight on Christmas Eve as a celebration drink. Some smoke came out. It pours with a two finger creamy beige head. Its a jet black brown body. It looks great.

It smells of chocolate, coffee, and roasted tones. It smells great. Loving this so far without having tasted it. Good signs.

It tastes of coffee and roasted tones...but of course heavy chocolate flavors. I love the dominating chocolate flavors within this beer. It tastes great. I will buy this again.

The mouthfeel is great. Its smooth and delicious. Not too much carbonation; just enough.

Overall, a nice chocolatey stout; maybe better than Rogue Chocolate stout.

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4.48/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Jet black, opaque. Topped with a cream colored puffy head. Looks almost like Espresso. Perfect.

Aroma - Very inviting real milk chocolate, fresh and creamy, toasted malts, hint of coffee, very slight fruit esters can be detected as well.

Taste - Very, Very sweet! Like a milkshake. Discreet smoked and grainy character in the background. Balanced, feminine, not overly bold.

Mouthfeel - Light, yet it adequately sticks to the mouth and tongue.

Overall - Very drinkable for a stout and full of nice flavors - this should be a crowd pleaser!

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an almost jet black colour with just a hint of ruby. Thick, dense, two finger head with great retention and lacing. Smells heavily of barley and chocolate. Bit of cream and coffee as well. Tastes heavily of chocolate, some licorice, tad of dairy, and big malt profile. Mouthfeel is thick, dense and creamy. Medium carbonation. Overall a beautiful stout.

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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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