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

Young's Double Chocolate StoutYoung's Double Chocolate Stout
5,786 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A bottle poured into a pint glass.

The beer appears a jet black color with a large off-white colored head forming. The head lingers for a good amount of time and leaves some strong lacing on the glass. The aroma of this beer is very sweet with a lactose and chocolate smell. It smells almost like a chocolate malt smells/taste. The flavor is intensely yet mildly chocolatey. There is a nice bittersweet aftertaste that lingers for quite a while. The flavors are very milky and creamy and the sweet lactose is very evident. The MF is smooth and rich, very creamy on the palate and satisfying.

This is a fantastic chocolate/sweet stout and probably the best one I have ever had. I almost always snag a bottle of this when I see it for sale. I always enjoy it and it is consistently delicious.

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Young's Double Chocolate Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 5,786 ratings
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