Mother Of All Storms | Pelican Pub & Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,961
Reviews:
469
Avg:
4.42
pDev:
8.82%
 
 
Wants:
1,561
Gots:
648
For Trade:
73
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle - 2010 vintage poured into a New Belgium globe.

A - Pours a dark brown with mahogany highlights. Sparse light tan head that fades quickly leaving behind a small tan colored collar. Faint trace of lacing is left on the glass.

S - Caramel up front, earthy, macadamia nuts, boozy and warm, toffee with a touch of coffee and roasted malts.

T - Tons of caramel and toffee. burnt roastiness, a bit of a weird burnt caramel sweetness that is a bit offputting. Boozy with some bourbon, butterscotch.

M - Rather full bodied. Bittersweet, malty with a lite warmth and alcohol tingle. Medium/low carbonation.

O - Overall, nice barleywine, balanced and complex, sweet brown sugar and caramel, toffee with touches of molasses. Not sure I'd put this up as one of my overall favorites in the style, but it is definitely a solid beer and one I'm glad to have tried.

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2012 Mother of all Storms.

Color is a rich dark brown color. Smell is amazing. Cracking this blitch Fiesta Bowl Ore vs K St. Winter season perfect time. Poured beast in a snifter.

Beer is down right dirty. Very great taste initially cold then better with warmth. I have this ranked no1 in Barleywines as of right now. Fairly new to Barleywines but ive had highly ranked ones and this is tops. Was going to give it a perfect score but no. Thats for PtY, PtE, Westy12. With time, this may be perfect.

Musy try, chalked off another top50 beer...

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Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
4.42 out of 5 based on 1,961 ratings.
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