Mother Of All Storms | Pelican Pub & Brewery

1,969 Ratings
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

For Trade:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,969 |  Reviews: 472
Photo of PatB1987
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of C_S
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Bartos
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Hallertau
5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of blankenhoney
4.74/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2013 vintage poured into a whisky glass and shared with a few friends.

A monstrous, decadent beast of a beer. Pours a rich carmel cola shade of brown; some real boozy legs, too. Kind of an intimidating-looking brew. Aromas of butterscotch, vanilla, and burnt brown sugar. Lots of wood from the barrels. Based on appearance and aroma, double-checking your glass to make sure you're not drinking straight bourbon would be entirely understandable. Taste is wonderful: mellow vanilla marshmallow, sweet dark fruit, butterscotch, and brown sugar.
Mouthfeel is creamy and viscous, but heavy and domineering; would be near impossible to crush this one in a solo op (however I'm tempted to try it if I can land another bottle). To repeat: a monstrous, decadent beast…and one of the finest barleywines I've had.

 805 characters

Photo of N_Schleret
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of jaasen64
4/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of huntermop
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of imyourhero21
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Baab200
5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of taospowder
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of mrkdwrds
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of paul_db
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of ricecracker420
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of drmcleod10
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of rdell17
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of MichiganderHB
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of DCgolfpro
3.5/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of woooobeer
5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of mgr78704
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Lucnifter
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of TaborTime
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of towboatman
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of yeaprolly
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of 1up
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Mother Of All Storms from Pelican Pub & Brewery
4.42 out of 5 based on 1,969 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More