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Mother Of All Storms - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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99
world-class

1,311 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,311
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 1,415
Gots: 521 | 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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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-12-2014 01:04:47 | More by griffeyb
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AndyEdgar

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.3%

03-11-2014 14:05:03 | More by AndyEdgar
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obiwan_k3n00bi

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

03-10-2014 17:10:25 | More by obiwan_k3n00bi
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

5/5  rDev +12.1%

03-09-2014 16:28:38 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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swetsastonic

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +12.1%

03-09-2014 02:35:39 | More by swetsastonic
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Gushue3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -10.3%

03-08-2014 21:18:12 | More by Gushue3
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allouez86

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -10.3%

03-07-2014 02:52:13 | More by allouez86
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Wolberjs

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

03-06-2014 07:26:15 | More by Wolberjs
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BrettHead

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-05-2014 20:49:16 | More by BrettHead
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ford0626

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-05-2014 16:44:06 | More by ford0626
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-05-2014 13:14:44 | More by BuckTuckian
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Dag48

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

03-04-2014 23:01:30 | More by Dag48
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averagejake872

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-04-2014 22:18:26 | More by averagejake872
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -10.3%

03-03-2014 23:41:33 | More by Dolfan907
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +12.1%

03-02-2014 08:37:59 | More by mportnoy
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Unchi

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-01-2014 22:58:35 | More by Unchi
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Beersnake1

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-01-2014 02:18:45 | More by Beersnake1
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-01-2014 01:05:19 | More by Jeffrey2310
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-28-2014 20:28:59 | More by DaftPatrick
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ptanueco

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%

02-28-2014 07:30:51 | More by ptanueco
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.21/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Mother! 2013 vintage, bottled 12/03/13 and enjoyed 02/28/2014. Bottle bought at Full Throttle Seattle for $27.25.

Appearance: Beautiful fizzy pour. Two fingers of solid but ephemeral head. Still and mysterious like a swamp. Enticing dark-auburn color, like an old church pew hidden in the attic of grandma's house.

Smell: Toffee, caramel, brown butter. Nuttiness abounds. Toasted grains, quinoa. Raisin. Old wine, most likely port. As it warms up, booze and wood come out to play. Milk chocolate confection (Milka).

Taste: Follows nose, intensified. More of that toffee, brown sugar, sweetness galore but not overwhelming. Candied bacon, bourbon gastrique. Syrup, fruit cake. Oak, vanilla, black pepper. Chestnut mousse and roasted parsnip. Reminds me of drinking Aventinus Eisbock or Samichlaus, but more refined. The Kentucky barrel is not immediately present but well blended with the overall brew.

Moutfeel: Low carbonation, medium body and full taste. Prickly-spicy feel. Sweetness in check.

Overall: I didn't like it as much as the first time (that 4.75 rating) but this is still a great beer. I enjoyed it more than Sucaba... drinks rather well for such a huge beer. Slighty one-dimensional perhaps, and a tad too filling, but it makes for a lovely sipper. Definitely would buy and enjoy again.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 07:24:58 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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raynmoon

California

4.24/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

a: very dark ruby red. Looks black at first but when held up to the light the red shines through. Mocha colored head and medium lacing/ alcohol legs.

s: Big barrel characteristics. Some sweet roasted hazelnut and sugary/molasses-like malt aromas. Touch tequila.

t: strong molasses sweetness that coats your moath followed by a sharp alcohol sting, but not too much alcohol flavor. The nuttiness is more on the back end.

mf: very nice and creamy. almost TOO creamy.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 06:25:17 | More by raynmoon
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Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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Nolen12

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-24-2014 20:12:42 | More by Nolen12
Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 1,311 ratings.