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Tsunami Stout - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

269 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 269
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 54
Gots: 20 | FT: 2
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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BillyTWilliams

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

06-11-2012 16:22:25 | More by BillyTWilliams
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%

A: pitch black, minimal brown head with small amount of retention

S: roasty charcoal character along with bitter hops, bitter chocolate present, deep tobacco quality

T: taste is dry and bitter, lots of earth character along with chocolate, ash, coffee and roast, lots of flavor

Mf: medium body, high carbonation

O: tasty stout, lots of character, plenty of roast and ash

06-10-2012 00:44:03 | More by homebrew311
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Florida9

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

Dark dark brown. Almost black. Forms a thin dark tan head that sticks around. Some light lacing. Aroma is roasted malts and coffee with a metallic note to it. Flavor is heavily roasted malts, dark coffee, chat, and some brighter hops on the finish. Heavy medium body with appropriate carbonation and a moderate hoppy bitterness. A decent beer: fairly aggressively roasted and hopped for the style, but it works.

06-10-2012 00:40:46 | More by Florida9
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switzer

Oregon

3/5  rDev -25.9%

06-03-2012 21:56:10 | More by switzer
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AwYeh

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +2%

22oz bottle with "1" on the top (maybe indicating 2011?) poured into oversized wine glass.

A: Half an inch of tan, thick, creamy head, which is pretty uneven around the glass– thicker in some places than in others. Lots of lacing with big bubbles in it, great looking all around.

S: A rich chocolaty smell really dominates things at the beginning, and is quickly joined by the aroma of toasty, roasted malts– there's just a hint of a burnt character to them. Complementary coffee, smoke, and earthy (maybe even slightly piny) hops add depth.

T: Big, roasty, bitter flavor controls things here, accented nicely by the chocolate which has elements of both dark chocolate and cocoa. Coffee, vanilla, licorice, and a subtle, earthy hop bitterness all supplemental.

M: Crisp body; lighter than I expected considering the ABV but contributes to a lasting, dry finish that really brings some of the bitter flavors of the beer through. Smooth and moderately carbonated.

O: My glass went down pretty quickly, and considering that I don't have easy access to this beer wish that hadn't been the case. Will have to resist the urge to buy this at the expense of other, brand new beers next time I have the chance to pick some up.

06-03-2012 08:58:26 | More by AwYeh
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draheim

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

22oz w/ "10" handwritten on cap, I think October 2011. Into a snifter. Pours a nice deep black w/ a thick crackly mocha head that settles pretty quickly to a thin film.

Aroma is dark, bitter roasted malt and rich chocolate. Some dark fruits too.

Taste is highly bitter and roasty, but somehow also dry and drinkable.

Mouthfeel is smooth and dry. Vanishes off the palate, leaving just a slight bitter aftertaste.

Overall a really solid, if not especially complex, stout from Pelican. Closest I think I've come to a "session stout."

06-03-2012 05:05:23 | More by draheim
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-03-2012 01:38:31 | More by thegerm87
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Arborescence

Finland

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-31-2012 20:18:04 | More by Arborescence
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Hopmodium

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-24-2012 20:56:22 | More by Hopmodium
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Dracook

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-24-2012 20:27:04 | More by Dracook
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Piason

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-11-2012 07:26:13 | More by Piason
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rogerthegill

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-01-2012 19:30:31 | More by rogerthegill
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-15-2012 05:04:58 | More by Kopfschuss
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youradhere

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

03-04-2012 04:53:39 | More by youradhere
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piclee

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-04-2012 01:56:05 | More by piclee
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shelby415

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-28-2012 07:59:39 | More by shelby415
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jtosch

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-27-2012 23:12:30 | More by jtosch
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sukwonee

Washington

5/5  rDev +23.5%

02-21-2012 10:14:29 | More by sukwonee
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-18-2012 05:55:54 | More by djrn2
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-15-2012 00:54:01 | More by Tyrawlings
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Hoolihan

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-10-2012 07:06:57 | More by Hoolihan
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

01-30-2012 04:37:53 | More by slimntubbs
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-26-2012 07:00:02 | More by twelveinches
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portlandmonk

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

01-23-2012 01:34:18 | More by portlandmonk
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rocklibster

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-16-2012 16:19:48 | More by rocklibster
Tsunami Stout from Pelican Pub & Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 269 ratings.