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Tsunami Stout - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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Ratings: 262
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 52
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pelican Pub & Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
16.8 degrees Plato
Alcohol: 7% by volume
Bitterness: 50 IBU
Color: 150 lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-16-2002)
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-19-2013 11:32:33 | More by davesway10
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-08-2013 01:38:34 | More by GilGarp
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

04-21-2013 16:40:16 | More by Whiskeydeez
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4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

bomber split, thanks Louie

a: served in a standard pint glass, the stout appears black, with some deep browns showing around the edges, a good mocha head to start falls back to a low level of retention

s: at first sniff the aroma is rich, but maintains a smooth balance of chocolate, roast, burnt sugars, and an earthy, grassy hop aroma

m: carbonation light to moderate, medium-full in body

t: dark chocolate and burnt sugars on the tongue, rich and creamy with sweet roasted flavors, hops earthy with a touch of grass, moderately bitter with long lingering roasts, flavorful and supremely balanced

o: a very well-brewed little stout, lots of character and everything seems to work towards the whole, drinks easily

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 01:57:01 | More by blackie
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-23-2013 23:36:21 | More by Sparky44
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

03-02-2013 17:32:22 | More by Beerrenda
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

02-26-2013 05:41:39 | More by drewone
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3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to MaxStout for sharing this one at jmgrub's birthday tasting.

Bottled 8/22/12.

Pours an almost opaque super dark brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and slight coffee. Taste is much the same with cocoa and cookie dough flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 02:03:54 | More by UCLABrewN84
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

02-24-2013 00:14:44 | More by Lgrec8
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-20-2013 12:57:56 | More by Kelp
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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

02-20-2013 12:39:40 | More by yourefragile
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-20-2013 04:55:24 | More by duceswild
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-19-2013 23:11:31 | More by oline73
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

02-14-2013 04:23:17 | More by claytong
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-14-2013 03:41:48 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-13-2013 16:29:42 | More by imperialking
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-10-2013 08:37:26 | More by InfernoBoss
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-10-2013 01:28:12 | More by tsauce2
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-09-2013 01:45:16 | More by vande
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Quebec (Canada)

3.86/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Rutager for this one.

Poured from a bomber, bottled 112612.

Appearance: A very massive, cascading head that has halfway brown color (not too light, not too dark). Body is a dark brown color and the retention is excellent.

Smell: Cocoa, raisins, alcohol-soaked nuts, wisps of coffee beans. Shy, not an overt aroma.

Taste: Smooth coffee at first, ground coffee beans, an alcoholic nut flavor, mild raisins and ends with a very bitter-sweet chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth texture, low carbonation, midway there's a roasted bitterness.

Overall: The finish is quite intense, like a very strong & bitter coffee. Not top shelf but pretty good for me.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 14:11:03 | More by papat444
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-22-2013 21:10:12 | More by CJS
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4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The colour a stout should be. Completely opaque. Beautiful middling brown head. Pillowy and resilient.

I can smell... raosty barley and some hops. Combine to take it in a direction I can't quite describe, but suffice to say it smells good.

There's that roast again. Coffee beans, not ground or brewed, with some dark cocoa and a little bit of bitterness to finish. Great balance. Great brew.

Smoothe across the tongue, damn this is a solid example of a stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 16:22:19 | More by kemoarps
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-22-2013 05:10:11 | More by jmccraney
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-20-2013 03:57:41 | More by n2185
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4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Very cool but simple label with the Pelican on the front. Back gives info on brewery and info on the beer itself. Painted on!

Appearance: Poured from a 22oz bomber into a 16oz English Pint. Poured out jet black with an airy 2 finger dark brown head. Head retention was 2min16sec before dissipating to a thin foam coating then ring.

Smell/Aroma: Smells of deep roast right off the bat. Milk chocolate and dark roast coffee aromas are very prevalent. Slight hints of molasses and dark fruits can also be detected.

Flavor/Taste: Tastes milk chocolate and dark roasted coffee. Hints of toasty toffee and caramel sweetness are detectable. A charred burnt flavor is tasted throughout. Roast if very prevalent. Alcohol is masked very well.

MouthFeel: Medium bodied with a medium carbonation and creamy mouthfeel.

Drinkability: Very drinkable and not very filling at all.

Overall/Comments: Excellent beer. Very well balance. Complex flavor and aroma profile help mask the alcohol content and compliment each other nicely. Classified as a Foreign/Export Stout at 7% ABV. Consumed on 10/9/2012

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 09:38:03 | More by thegodfather1076
Tsunami Stout from Pelican Pub & Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.