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Mother Of All Storms - Pelican Pub & Brewery

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world-class

1,310 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,310
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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New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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New York

5/5  rDev +12.1%

10-06-2013 06:37:08 | More by dar482
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New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

10-03-2013 23:14:06 | More by Prost76
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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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New Jersey

4.85/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

No carb,
less barb,
nor too sweet,
or discrete.

Nose that grows,
and goes and goes:
Sherry, butterscotch, oak,
Prunes, macaroons, and smoke.

Smooth as silk.
Pleasant, sweet ilk.
Mellowed current, un-fold!
Bright and bold, all told.

Lasting, lengthy, lush.
Sank with nary a hush.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 20:23:50 | More by patm1986
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

09-30-2013 12:59:46 | More by InspectorBob
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

09-28-2013 14:42:01 | More by laxer8811
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-28-2013 14:30:37 | More by koopa
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DimensionX

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

09-28-2013 04:02:29 | More by DimensionX
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-28-2013 01:35:44 | More by Jason
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Ryan011235

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter on 4/25/12

2010 Vintage

With much appreciation to PDXHops for giving me a bottle
Split with MbpBugeye

A) Medium brown pour. In the glass the beer has a gorgeous deep ruby hue (especially when held to the light). The beer fostered about 1/4th inch head but it dissipated quickly leaving only a ring of retention and a few lily pads. No lace.

S) The aroma is dense with notes of raisins, molasses, prune, caramel, bread, butter toffee and tobacco. Overtones of wood with a sturdy booze note across the board. The barrel characteristics emerge as it warms taking a more prominent roll. There is faint vanilla as well.

T) The taste is comparably deep. Deep, and rather sugary (which I reckon is appropriate in this case). Hints of chocolate, molasses and caramel. On the back end, the sugars are a bit toasty too. Dark fruit notes. The barrel has blended in very well - the oak actually pulls a higher card than the whiskey. Vanilla creeps in as it warms.

M) Full, slick body with some granular undercurrents. Moderately low carbonation that mellows a bit, but always maintains a bite. Some heat on the finish.

O) This is the kind of beer you want to drink and not write about. I screwed that up big time.

Serving type: bottle

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California

4.48/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a Schlafly tulip. 2012 vintage, so 10 mos old at this point. Thanks Nuwanda for the trade!

A - Very dark ruby red (like a dark merlot), clear. Light tan head, dissipates quickly, no lacing.

S - Big toffee, vanilla, coconut, a little booze (in a good sense), dark fruits, chocolate. A lot going on and very fragrant.

T - Toffee, piloncillo, vanilla, coconut, dark chocolate, dried cherries, blueberries, figs, dates. Extremely flavorful. Alcohol is there but blends nicely with the flavors. Is sweet, but finishes fairly dry.

M - A little watery (like Sucaba), medium w/ a sticky undercurrent. Carbonation is medium low.

O - Great beer! The lack of mouthfeel is more than made up with the smell and taste. Very similar to Sucaba, but more intense in taste and more dark chocolate flavor, which I like.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 04:02:13 | More by jeff1973
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Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 1,310 ratings.