Pelican Brewing Company Receives New Bling at Oregon Beer Awards
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Pelican Brewing Company Receives New Bling at Oregon Beer Awards

Pelican Brewing Company Receives New Bling at Oregon Beer Awards 

Pelican’s Mother of All Storms honored with Bronze Medal in the barrel-aged category at the popular awards ceremony 

Pacific City, Oregon (March 1, 2019)—Pelican Brewing Company this week earned another Bronze medal for Mother of All Storms English-style Bourbon Barrel-aged Barleywine. Mother, an 11x medal winner including five Gold medals at the Australian International Beer Awards, scoops more bling in the barrel-aged category at the 5th annual Oregon Beer Awards held in Portland this week at Revolution Hall.

Pelican crafted a sensation when it released Mother in 2009. It soon became a highly-coveted collectable and has been named one of the Top 100 Beers in the World and Top 25 Barrel-Aged Beers numerous times. 

There are many storms out there, all of them perfect in their own way. But there is only one Mother of all Storms and it only happens on the Oregon Coast. Based on Stormwatcher’s Winterfest, our English-style barleywine, Mother of all Storms spends a year aging in Kentucky bourbon barrels. Mother delivers deep flavors of toasted malt, bourbon and oak. The finish rewards with whispers of vanilla, toffee and caramel. We suggest you hunker down, this beer is best enjoyed with winds in excess of 60mph. Ingredients include pale malt, malted white wheat, Midnight Wheat malt, Black Prinz malt, pure cane sugar, Magnum hops, Willamette hops, pure ale yeast.

ABV:   14%                IBU: 40          PLATO: 32º

The Oregon Beer Awards select and celebrate the state’s top beers in 25 categories, and honor Oregon’s exceptional breweries, bars and festivals in seven additional categories. It is the only statewide double-blind beer tasting competition in Oregon.

For a comprehensive review of all award-winning Pelican beer offerings click here.

About Pelican Brewing Company

Pelican Brewing Company was founded in 1996 by Jeff Schons and Mary Jones in Pacific City with Oregon’s only oceanfront brewpub. Celebrating its 21st year, the brewing company has created masterpieces like Kiwanda Cream Ale, India Pelican Ale, MacPelican’s Scottish Ale, Tsunami Stout and Doryman’s Dark. With the vision, creativity and brewing expertise of founding brewmaster Darron Welch, Pelican Brewing has won over 450 awards including a Silver Medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival, 2014 World Beer Cup© Champion Small Brewing Company and Brewmaster of the Year. Pelican Brewing currently distributes 22oz bottles, 12oz bottles in 6-packs, a new mixed 12-pack, and 50 liter and 20 liter kegs via a network of distributors in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Hawaii. The company operates brewing and brewpub facilities in Pacific City, Tillamook and Cannon Beach.

For more information, visit Pelican Brewing Company.

Contact: Claudia Johnson, Public Relations, 503-799-2220.