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Young’s Double Chocolate Stout (Cask)

Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Stout
Bedford, England


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Cask; Occasional.
Please note, this is NOT the Kegged version (on tap) found around USA & Canada or the bottled version, which are now listed under Wells & Youngs brewery.
Ingredients: Pale Ale, Crystal, Roasted Barley and Chocolate malt; special blend of sugars; Fuggles and Goldings hops; real dark chocolate and chocolate essence.
Melted chocolate bars are added to the boil and the essence is added after filtration.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
colui72 (324) - HONG KONG - AUG 3, 2015
Another beast on tap compared to the bottled one. That kind of "Guinness" appearance: black with the creamy type head. Strong aroma of dark chocolate that dominates the taste with a beautiful hoppy finish. A great stout!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pringao_Toribi (312) - Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 9, 2014
In short: sweet coffee beer. Aroma: malts and coffee. Taste: medium sweet going to medium bitter. Palate: lasting oily biterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bellsman1991 (31) - - MAY 14, 2014
Wow.. I was so hyped up and ready to try this "Famous" stout.. wrong right from the pallet I had a HUGE malty/ Watery taste. Aroma wasn’t even nice. Maybe I got a bad batch I’m not sure I usually don’t give bad rates but wow...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (17635) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Cask at the hogshead Edinburgh... This was an odd one... Deep black... Hugely sweet massive chocolate roast... 2 hakf pints were fine. But but seemed to go stale over the course if a pint ... not sure how i rated this twice
Earlier Rating: 12/30/2013 Total Score: 3.4
Cask at the hogshead Edinburgh... This was an odd one... Deep black... Hugely sweet massive chocolate roast... 2 hakf pints were fine. But but seemed to go stale over the course if a pint

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gruberm (329) - - OCT 20, 2013
Nice chocolate stout. Nice rich aromas and colors. The taste is also quite nice but it's has a bitter and watery-ness that let's you know it's from a larger brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (879) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 27, 2013
An enjoyable dark beer with big tastes of chocolate and coffee. Just the ticket to end a meal or tasting session.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DylansDad (455) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 20, 2013
Very chocolaty and sweet. Like an alcoholic milkshake. Taste is good but marks off because I don’t want milkshake , I want beer. If you are 16 and want to get your girlfriend drunk, this would be a good start.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx76 (651) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2013
On tap at Roscoes- sweet chocolate nose, thick long lasting head. Mild chocolate taste small hints of coffee and vanilla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fnovaesf (23) - BRAZIL - DEC 29, 2012
Double Chocolate que deveria se chamar Double Café. tem mais sabor de café do que o chocolate proposto. o aroma é bom, a aparencia é fantástica mas o sabor é um pouco cítrico. já o retrogosto é de um café amargo. saborosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (6734) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2012
On tap at brevinga riga. Thick off white head. A real treat to have it on tap somewhere unexpected. Clear blackout. Smoothstout chocolate taste. A great brew

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