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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

651mL 2011 ed thanks to dreadnaught33. Pours a clear, deep amber with yellowish/golden foam. Weak formation and retention. Nose is golden raisin, rum, brown sugar, tomato, Twizzlers. Taste is paper, cardboard, harsh acid, butyric/stomach bile. Palate has paper, oil, peppercorn. 8/4/6/3/14=3.5

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A: Pours a deep brownish amber color. Thin layer of off white, light tan head. Not a ton of head. Sticky lacing. Alcohol feet for sure.

S: Booze. Sticky toffee pudding. Caramel. Toffee. Some slight roast.

T: Vanilla. Caramel. Toffee. Booze. The heat is there, but it's not overly hot. At that ABV, it's expected.

M: Medium leading to full. Coats the mouth.

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Poured into tulip glass

Limited tan/khaki colored bubbles that don't even make a thin head across the surface. Deep burgundy colored body with yellowish/tan outlines in the glass. Good coating of the glass. Smell is inviting with some bourbon on the nose and dark fruitiness. The taste is deep. Ripe/overripe fruits creating a candy/brown sugar sweetness that enhances the oak and minor vanilla. Very, very smooth with a slick mouthfeel that is full bodied without too much heat. Great beer. Comparable to the best BA barleywines I've tasted. The key is having the body to stand up to the flavor and round out the drinking experience and this beer delivers that.

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Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
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