Mother Of All Storms - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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1,495 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,495
Reviews: 405
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 1,462
Gots: 551 | FT: 59
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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2012 vintage. "Bottled 121712." Been aging in my cellar for the past year and a half. Have another there I'm saving for maybe in a year or two.

Wow. That's a lot of beer. Huge malty sweet flavor bomb. Notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. Chocolate, caramel , molasses , brown sugar , vanilla ice cream. Lots of rich leathery sweet flavor profiles and some reduced balsamic. Flavor finishes long and tangy with bourbon and toasted oak along with a rich dark earthy muddiness. Almost compost flavored, but more like black nutrient rich soil.

Finish is syrupy and sweet and coats the mouth. A tingly carbonic/graphite crispness tries to cover the syrupy finish, but it can't hold up to it.

Smell is big sweet and syrupy again. Bonilla and brown sugar again. Viscosity is out of this world. Ridiculously thick.

Overall, this is an amazing beer. Though, it looses points in my mind for the texture. It's too viscous for me, though I understand developing this sort of flavor profile has its drawbacks. I can't imagine how much grain went into making this!

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Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 1,495 ratings.