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Tsunami Stout - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

271 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 55
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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Photo of barleywinefiend
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured black with great carbonation leaving a big brown cap, nice lacing

S: Big roasted malts bith huge bitter chocolate presence and some coffee

T: Immediate big roasty and bitterness. Bitter and dark chocolate, very dry with coffee lingeing.

M: Again, big body for this beer, lots of bitterness, especially as it warms, I am suspecting this from the buttloads of black malts

O: Very good, drinkable and good representation of the style

barleywinefiend, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of strongaf
4/5  rDev -1.2%

strongaf, Jun 14, 2012
Photo of BillyTWilliams
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

BillyTWilliams, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of homebrew311
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

homebrew311, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of Florida9
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Florida9, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of switzer
3/5  rDev -25.9%

switzer, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of AwYeh
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

AwYeh, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of draheim
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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."

draheim, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of thegerm87
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

thegerm87, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of Arborescence
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Arborescence, May 31, 2012
Photo of Hopmodium
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Hopmodium, May 24, 2012
Photo of Dracook
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Dracook, May 24, 2012
Photo of Piason
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Piason, May 11, 2012
Photo of rogerthegill
4/5  rDev -1.2%

rogerthegill, Apr 01, 2012
Photo of Kopfschuss
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Kopfschuss, Mar 15, 2012
Photo of youradhere
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

youradhere, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of piclee
4/5  rDev -1.2%

piclee, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of shelby415
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

shelby415, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of jtosch
4/5  rDev -1.2%

jtosch, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of sukwonee
5/5  rDev +23.5%

sukwonee, Feb 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

djrn2, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Tyrawlings, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Hoolihan, Feb 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

slimntubbs, Jan 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

twelveinches, Jan 26, 2012
Tsunami Stout from Pelican Pub & Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.