Tsunami Stout | Pelican Pub & Brewery

Tsunami StoutTsunami Stout
BA SCORE
4.04/5
394 Ratings
Tsunami StoutTsunami Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pelican Pub & Brewery
Oregon, United States
pelicanbrewery.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
16.8 degrees Plato
Alcohol: 7% by volume
Bitterness: 50 IBU
Color: 150 lovibond

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,293
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
394
pDev:
8.42%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
66
Gots:
52
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 394 |  Reviews: 150
Photo of Harvest06
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xroachx
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sourdog
3.85/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of udubdawg
4.35/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

nice lacing of tan head, lasts throughout. very nearly black, with only a little light shining through the edges.
aroma suggests a sweeter beer than the flavor, interesting cocoa powder, caramelized sugars, seems sort of like a sweet stout. faint spicy hops behind roastiness. no esters noted.
Flavor is more scorched, charred meat, smoke, with a bit of an unsweetened dark chocolate/dark roast coffee bitterness. moderate hop flavor and bitterness is quite high; seems almost American stout. balance is to roast, lingering sharp but short of harsh. The initial meaty char is my least favorite part, but lessens as it warms in favor of more rich/less acrid character. moderate sweetness almost manages to balance bitterness.
though plenty of roast, it isn't astringent, and finishes clean with a medium full, moderately creamy body, and moderate carbonation
great beer; tweener stout. kinda a bit dry stout, kinda a bit sweet stout, and a nod to American stout. basically, a little of everything, almost like an imperial stout just scaled down a bit. (bottle says 7.5% and 45 IBU) the work of a skilled brewer; well done.

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Photo of NickThePyro
4.35/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ucsbmullet
4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of SeattleBoB76
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of bobv
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Erik-P
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of beertunes
3.29/5  rDev -18.6%

Photo of LouZ
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of mpayne5
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of jaymo18
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of mpalestino
4.12/5  rDev +2%

Photo of CWVegas
3.76/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of LoganMc
3.8/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of pumpkinking84
3.84/5  rDev -5%

Photo of AnalogErik
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

whoa, i am shocked to learn this beer is 7% abv. it felt a lot lighter to me than that, and certainly drinks more like a dry irish stout at 4% than it does as a foreign style so strong. clean looking brew, medium bodied and soil brown, with a tall head thats surprisingly light for how dark the liquid is. smells sweet like oats, and has less roast bitterness than most. there are some hops in here though, especially in the finish, giving a bit of a fruity flavor to the finish, the way lemon zest goes in espresso. similar complexion, less acidity. clean feeling beer too, only medium bodied and slick going down. the moderate carbonation is plenty, the big flavors do the talking, and its nice to listen awhile. coffee and cocoa in the finish, still think there may be some oats. overall an excellent example of the style fit for year round drinking.

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Photo of jpd7374
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Anaxagoris
4.24/5  rDev +5%

Tsunami Stout from Pelican Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 394 ratings
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