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Mother Of All Storms - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

1,402 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,402
Reviews: 399
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 1,448
Gots: 534 | FT: 50
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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4/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

This was an absolute standout at last night's beer share, and as a result I still vividly remember the flavour the next morning. It is full of toasted coconut and quite a bit of roastiness for a BW, and breaks to a big salted toffee back end. Smell was vanilla, coconut, and general sweetness. This was almost cloyingly sweet, but still delicious.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.65/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This English style barley-wine was served to me in a 12 oz snifter, without a head. The serving was the darkest brown you could imagine, it was impenetrable. Aside from the very few bubbles spotted when this beer was served, there was nothing there besides the darkest brown liquid.

The smell was of heavy malt syrup, soy sauce, and some vanilla. Super sweet smelling soy sauce :)

The taste = malt syrup, vanilla, soy sauce, faded rich dark fruit, and sweet bread.

The mouthfeel for The Mother of All Storms was decadent. How? It was smooth, no carb, syrupy, and rich feeling.

Overall, this is a decidedly, smooth, rich, balanced, well-crafted, English Barley-wine that is perched atop the barley-wine food chain. It is easy drinking and dangerous. I have not had a comparable barley-wine.

mabermud, Aug 10, 2014
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Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 1,402 ratings.