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Youngs Double Chocolate Stout (Cask)

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Formerly brewed at Youngs
Style: Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


pdx76's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx76 (629) - 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


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bellsman1991 (29) - - 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...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14703) - 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

3.3
   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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (507) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DylansDad (309) - 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.

3.2
   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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (5464) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2247) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2012
Dark brown (and from where I was standing in this sark pub) almost black with brownish thick foma head lacing to glass. Arome is roasted barley and chocolate. One can taste chocolate, bitter chocolate. Aftertaste is nice bitter, not sweet at all. (Moscow 201209)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1258) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 16, 2012
Darkest brown, no hue. Foamy mocha head slowly fades. Milk chocolate and roasted malt aroma and taste. Lightly bitter, not too sweet. Rich and creamy, medium bodied, softly carbed. Light bittersweet finish. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary) (FYI: mix with Mort Subite Framboise to create a Black Forest Cake concoction!)


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