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Mother Of All Storms - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

1,442 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,442
Reviews: 400
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 1,460
Gots: 535 | FT: 51
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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Photo of n2185
3.95/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pours a dark mahogany wth a finger of khaki head that fades into a thin ring with no lacing.

S: loads of sweet caramel and vanilla on the nose with oak, toffee, and bourbon.

T: similar to the aroma, loads of vanilla, caramel, toffee, oak, bourbon, and sweet bread. Boozy finish.

M: thick body with low carbonation, this beer is sticky sweet, but avoids being overly so.

O: a god beer, overall. I'd like to try it witb a bit more age, though.

n2185, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of beerandcycling88
3.95/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the southsound gathering.

A Pours a nice brown color.

S Very sweet with a sugary note that reminiscent of cotton candy. Odd but it worked.

T Again quite sweet almost sugary with some bourbon and vanilla present.

M pretty full body with some good carbonation.

Overall I was kind of dissapointed, it is a good barleywine but nothing about it stuck out except for that odd cotton candy thing. That being said its still a good barleywine worth seeking out.

beerandcycling88, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

megamass, Jan 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

Cynic-ale, Sep 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

jtladner, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

johnyb, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

acurtis, Feb 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

JonnyBeers, Aug 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

leschkie, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

jmccraney, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

mobius387, Mar 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

gr8zehaman, May 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

Kmlund, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

buffs9, Mar 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

Diomede, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a lightly cloudy dark brown color ale with a medium size head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of light whisky notes with some brown sugar, toffee and some pretty robust caramelized malt notes. Taste is a great mix between some toffee notes with some brown sugar and caramelized malt with some whisky notes which kinds of round off the rough edge. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no real apparent alcohol. Very well done but I would have like the residual sugar to be more subtle which would have provide more space for the malt backbone to shine.

Phyl21ca, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

Mike, Feb 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

richbrew, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

allouez86, Mar 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

fehrminator, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

Beerman6686, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

Dave_Treat, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of Luk13
4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle generously shared by an advocate at Hill Farmstead Gathering. Rich aroma of bourbon, vanilla, molasses and old hops. Sweet flavors of maple, brown sugar, cherries. Full bodied with low carbonation. Overall a good beer, the flavors were nicely melded together but could have been more intense.

Luk13, Jun 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

AndyEdgar, Mar 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

AleWatcher, Nov 15, 2011
Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 1,442 ratings.