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Mother Of All Storms - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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world-class

1,331 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,331
Reviews: 397
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 1,414
Gots: 524 | FT: 48
Brewed by:
Pelican Pub & Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
First Release - November 2008 'The Perfect Storm'
2007 Stormwatcher's Winterfest Barleywine, aged in 1998 Evan Williams Bourbon Barrels.

Second Release - October 2009 'The Perfect Storm'
2008 Stormwatcher's Winterfest Barleywine, aged in 1998 Evan Williams Bourbon Barrels.

***NOTE - Third Release - November 2010 The name was changed to 'Mother of All Storms' for trademark reasons.***

Fourth Release - November 2011

31.7 degrees Plato
Alcohol: 13.5% by volume
Bitterness: 40 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-25-2008)
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jayhawk73

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared by Huhzubendah.. Thanks Matt!

2010 Vintage

Pours a dark brown color with a really nice one finger cocoa head. Amazing head for a 13.5% beer. Good lacing on the side of my tulip glass. I get toffee, bourbon, coffee, vanilla, caramel, and some alcohol in the nose. Really balanced, and just about perfect nose. The taste is outstanding! The same profile as the nose, except better. Very balanced, and smooth, and amazingly drinkable. Feel is medium full with a tiny bit of dryness, and a smooth/bitter finish. Overall, this is a world class English Barleywine. Really glad I got to try this one. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2011 01:44:15 | More by jayhawk73
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Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 1,331 ratings.