Mother Of All Storms | Pelican Pub & Brewery

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Mother Of All StormsMother Of All Storms

Brewed by:
Pelican Pub & Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.00%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-25-2008

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3.95/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 Vintage courtesy of MeadMe, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a solid dark brown with the faintest of ruby highlights when held to light and a smallish off white head that dissipates quickly to a ring on top. Huge brown sugary caramel malty aroma with lots of deep dark fruits and bits of vanilla. coconut and wood. Sweet sugary malt flavor with a solid hit of alcohol. Dark fruits caramel prunes wood and vanilla are all there in the flavor. Hints of bourbon oak and oak tannin round out the flavor. Medium to thick body with a light level of carbonation and a sweet almost syrupy mouthfeel. I've had this before and remember enjoying it a bit more. Its a nice barleywine, but I feel the alcohol is a bit too present and may need a bit of time to mellow out.

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4.53/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2011 Version consumed on 7/26/13

A - Dark Brown- almost a deep purple, khaki colored head which dissipates rather quickly leaving a small amount around the rim

S - Complex fruits: Cherry, fig, coconut, toffe, carmel, bourbon

T - Toffee, carmel, chocolate, coconut, vanilla, molasses, brown sugar, beautiful bourbon

M - Thick, full body, very good carbonation, descent froth

O - Outstanding. Love the dark fruits with coconut. Complex flavors keep you guessing. Levels on levels on levels. Does warm the tummy quite a bit. But at 14 ABV - concealed very well. Unlike 'King Henry' this is NOT a extremely overly thick syrup. Thickness is excellent. I do think it could be more frothy. Thus far: #1 Sucaba. #2. Mother of All Storms. #3 Straight jacket.

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Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
4.42 out of 5 based on 1,975 ratings.
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