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33180 Cape Kiwanda Dr
Pacific City, OR 97135
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(503) 965-7007
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What's more important - the beer or the food? We say both. In fact, The Pelican Pub & Brewery is a world leader in the pairing of food and beer. We've been doing it for 16 years. Our executive chef and brewmaster make it their daily mission to understand how food and beer flavors complement one another.

Not only how the beer pairs with the food, but how to incorporate beer into preparing menu items in order to achieve the most flavor. It could be the Kiwanda Cream Ale batter in our famous Tower of Rings, the Beer Blanc sauce that tops our blackened cod or the brownie sundae made with Tsunami Stout. Whatever you order, there has been thought put into how our beer can be integrated into the dish to create a unique culinary experience.

Our beers are awarded medals, plaques and honors from around the globe. You'll find our core beers here along with a continual rotation of seasonal and small batch brews by our award winning brewing team.
Parking: Parking lot
Price range: $$
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  • Outdoor seating
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BEER LIST
Kiwanda Cream Ale
Style: Cream Ale
ABV: 5.4%
IBUs: 25
# Ratings: 15,587
Score: 3.49
Inspired by one of America's traditional 19th century beer styles, Kiwanda Cream Ale is pale gold with a fruity, floral hop aroma. A sweet malty flavor and a smooth snappy finish round out this tasty, refreshing brew!
Bad Santa
Style: IPA - Black / Cascadian Dark Ale
ABV: 7.5%
IBUs: 65
# Ratings: 7,344
Score: 3.68
You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, the brewers at Pelican are telling you why: Bad Santa will arrive this October. This mysterious dark elixir is filled with complex malt flavors and aromas with toasted malt and roast character, blending seamlessly to the alluring herbal hop aroma that comes from copious amounts of Fuggle hops. Bad Santa doesn't care if you've been naughty or nice, he wants this beer on your list.
Dirty Bird
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 7.0%
IBUs: 65
# Ratings: 4,826
Score: 3.72
SeaHops
Style: IPA - Session / India Session Ale
ABV: 5.4%
IBUs: 60
# Ratings: 3,878
Score: 3.54
Whether celebrating your team's big win in a blow-out victory or agonizing over a loss on the goal-line - the season can seem long and game day can feel even longer. Seahops India Pale Ale has been brewed at 12° plato to pay tribute to the fans that are in it for the long haul. The lower ABV%, and the clean and crisp finish of Seahops make it easy to drink and enjoyed by the legion of fans rather than feeling like you've been hit by a defensive end. Boom! El Dorado hops are the big star of this beer featuring delicious, tropical notes with hints of citrus and hard candy. Glacier hops take the handoff to give a spicy herbal aroma with a hint of floral. Led behind center by pale and crystal malts - Seahops Game Day IPA finishes with a smooth clean character, a subtle sweetness, and lightly toasted undertones that support the hop profile all the way to the end zone.
Doryman's Dark Ale
Style: Brown Ale - American
ABV: 6.2%
IBUs: 42
# Ratings: 3,180
Score: 3.60
Our American Brown Ale has a dark brown color, with a balanced aroma of roasted malts and Northwest-grown hops. The sweetness of the ale and crystal malts blend beautifully with the assertive flavors of Cascade and Mt. Hood hops. A brew to be savored. This beer originated as a prize-winning homebrew many years ago. When Darron, the Head Brewer, began designing the beers for the Pelican Pub and Brewery, he adapted his old 5 gallon homebrew recipe to his new 15 bbl (465 gallon) brewery. It was well worth the effort, for not only has the Doryman's Dark Ale been a perennial favorite here at the Pelican Pub, but it has garnered prestigious professional awards.
Abuela's Casita
Style: Stout - Other
ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 868
Score: 3.83
Tanzanian cocoa nibs and Vietnamese cinnamon
Father of all Tsunamis
Style: Stout - Imperial / Double
ABV: 11.2%
IBUs: 55
# Ratings: 858
Score: 4.30
One-upping the mighty Tsunami Stout is no easy task. To create a beer with even more stout character, our brewers reimagined the fabled Tsunami Stout and created a new Imperial version. Full of rich roasty flavors reminiscent of dark chocolate and espresso, Father of All Tsunamis takes things one step further by aging in Rye whiskey barrels. With layers of spiciness, vanilla and caramel coming from these barrels, Father of All Tsunamis emerges with a richness and balance beyond any stout ever created at Pelican before now.
Beak Bender
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 6.7%
IBUs: 65
# Ratings: 1
Score: 0.00
For Beak Bender we turned to two bold, flavorful varieties and used our proprietary dry hopping device “The Hoppinator” to rend every molecule of flavor and aroma. Bountiful quantities of Citra and El Dorado hops bring aromas and flavors reminiscent of luminous citrus and zesty orange balanced against a lean malt bill with subtle toasty notes creating an astoundingly drinkable experience. It won’t break your beak, but it might bend it a little! INGREDIENTS: two-row malt, Aromatic malt, Magnum hops, Eldorado hops, Citra hops, flaked barley, pure local water, pure ale yeast. Luminous Citrus Hop Flavor Rich Golden Color Zesty Orange Hop Aroma Astoundingly Drinkable
Father of All Tsunamis (2017)
Style: Stout - Imperial / Double
ABV: 11.2%
IBUs: 55
# Ratings: 1
Score: 0.00
Imperial Tsunami Stout aged in Rye Whisky Barrels!
Mother of All Storms (2017)
Style: Barleywine - English
ABV: 14.0%
IBUs: 40
# Ratings: 1
Score: 4.75
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. Now at its peak, Mother of all Storms 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.
Father of All Tsunamis (2018)
Style: Stout - Imperial / Double
ABV: 11.2%
IBUs: 55
# Ratings: 1
Score: 3.75
Imperial Tsunami stout aged in rye whiskey barrels.
Tsunami Stout
Style: Stout - Foreign / Export
ABV: 7.0%
IBUs: 45
# Ratings: 13,350
Score: 3.78
It'll bowl you over with its midnight black color and rich dark-roasted aroma. Magnum and Willamette hops combine with unmalted barley and roasted malts to give this brew a full body and a dense creamy head. All elements combine in a rich espresso-like finish.
Umbrella
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 7.4%
IBUs: 60
# Ratings: 12,511
Score: 3.75
This seasonal IPA is sure to ruffle some feathers and send true hop-heads looking for cover. To get us through the rainy season in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve brewed a New-World India Pale Ale using exclusively Austriallian grown Ella hops. The use of Ella hops offers an aroma that is filled with gooseberry and bright fruit. The fresh and zippy Ella hops are nicely balanced by a clean and light pale malt character. We’ve liberally dry hopped Umbrella twice to add to it’s distinct and complex flavors. Go on, reach for an Umbrella and let it pour.
Imperial Pelican Ale
Style: IPA - Imperial / Double
ABV: 8.0%
IBUs: 85
# Ratings: 7,532
Score: 3.74
Imperial Pelican Ale is a classic Pacific Northwest IPA. We’re not exactly objective, but we consider this beer to be among the top tier of craft brews – and it’s won enough medals to prove it! Imperial Pelican is one of our first core beer styles (originally named “India Pelican Ale”) and we think of it as part of our own heritage in a bottle. Huge Cascade hop aroma, subtle malty sweetness, and a spicy, citrusy flavor; this ale is all that a Northwest Imperial Pale Ale should be.
Silverspot IPA
Style: IPA - English
ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 55
# Ratings: 7,041
Score: 3.60
Silverspot IPA holds a permanent slot in the Pelican lineup with its brilliant gold color and assertively complex hop aroma. Brew Master Darron Welch selected the blend of Sterling, Fuggle and Meridian hops, focusing on herbal, floral, spicy and tangerine-like characters to create this highly drinkable 6% abv English-Style IPA.
Beak Breaker
Style: Pale Ale - American
ABV: 9.0%
IBUs: 90
# Ratings: 6,321
Score: 3.91
Beak Breaker is our newest homage to big, aromatic IPAs—we reimagined what a double IPA could be in 2016 with all the new hop varieties available today and even a new dry hop injection process we just developed (Mosaic, Citra and Centennial hops)
MacPelican's Scottish Style Ale
Style: Scottish Ale
ABV: 5.0%
IBUs: 16
# Ratings: 5,799
Score: 3.54
Our interpretation of the Scottish Export style is coppery amber in color and features a mild, malty aroma. The malty flavor is balanced with Willamette hops to add a little "snap" to the flavor and finish of this rich, smooth ale.
Mother Of All Storms
Style: Barleywine - English
ABV: 14.0%
IBUs: 40
# Ratings: 3,067
Score: 4.26
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. Now at its peak, Mother of all Storms 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.
Mosaic
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 7.0%
IBUs: 65
# Ratings: 2,717
Score: 3.91
To showcase the glory of the Mosaic hop, our brewers built a simple malt bill of two-row malted barley and a touch of malted wheat—then added loads of prized Mosaic hops. This minimalist approach lets the incredible tropical citrus hop aromas and sweet pine hop flavors come through with clarity and focus. On the finish, the clean bitterness is balanced by just enough malt character to ensure that the next sip is a foregone conclusion.
Pelicano Extra
Style: Lager - North American Adjunct
ABV: 5.1%
IBUs: 12
# Ratings: 2,491
Score: 3.46
Pelicano EXTRA! is brewed with 6-row malt and 25% flaked corn to give the beer a crisp, dry flavor that is balanced with Tettnang hops for a subtle spicy and floral character. At 5.1% abv Pelicano is a sessionable lager with enough flavor and complexity that you can say adios to the lime and just enjoy!
Five Fin
Style: Pilsner - Other
ABV: 5.3%
IBUs: 45
# Ratings: 1,773
Score: 3.55
Inspired by the crystal clear waters of the six Tillamook County rivers benefitting from the Salmon SuperHwy Project, Five Fin is a uniquely “West Coast” take on the classic Pilsner beer style. Crafted with a unique blend of Centennial and Sterling hops from the Pacific Northwest and Mandarina Bavaria hops from Germany, Five Fin marries the hop-driven flavors of tangerine, pineapple, and lemon zest with classic spicy, floral notes, all balanced against a toasty malt character.
Cold Coast
Style: Pilsner - Other
ABV: 7.0%
IBUs: 50
# Ratings: 1,519
Score: 3.61
This pilsner flies in the face of convention like the sun breaking through the clouds on a brisk coastal winter day. This glorious golden-yellow colored Pilsner bursts with a spicy hop-forward and floral aroma that is uniquely Northwest in character. Distinctively crisp and invigorating, this seasonal lager radiates a glowing sweet citrus flavor that finishes with a soothing warmth. After hitting the slopes, surfing the winter swells, or just kicking back with family and friends enjoy a Cold Coast Cascadian Pilsner.
Queen of Hearts
Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale
ABV: 6.5%
IBUs: 30
# Ratings: 1,118
Score: 3.87
Our Saison du Pélican is exceptional on its own; when aged in local gin barrels from our friends at Ransom Distillery, it takes on a whole other dimension of flavor. The fruity and spicy aroma of the farmhouse Belgian yeast, herbaceous Goldings hops, and the well rounded malt character of Saison du Pélican pairs exquisitely with the huge botanical infusions imparted by Ransom Distillery’s Old Tom gin barrels. ”Old Tom Gin is a historically accurate revival of the predominant Gin in fashion during the mid 1800's.” - Ransom Distillery It has been mentioned that the distillers only bottle the “heart of the hearts” (best portion of distillate), which is why we dubbed our barrel-aged Saison “The Queen of Hearts.”
Sun Flare
Style: Pale Ale - American
ABV: 5.1%
IBUs: 45
# Ratings: 1,073
Score: 3.60
With a color as bright as a sunny coastal day, Sun Flare embodies the pleasure of a trip to the beach. A clean malty backbone lays the foundation for this refreshing beer, while letting the zippy, fruity flavors of Meridian, El Dorado and Santiam hops shine. Never mind the squinty eyes and glare on the lens, enjoy the bright freshness of the perfect day on the beach with Sun Flare!
Udder Tugger
Style: Stout - Milk / Sweet
ABV: 7.0%
# Ratings: 838
Score: 3.81
A very dark, full-bodied stout with creamy notes that soften its roasted, coffee-flavored qualities.
Stormwatcher's Winterfest
Style: Barleywine - English
ABV: 16.0%
IBUs: 40
# Ratings: 807
Score: 3.92
Stormwatcher's Winterfest is the perfect brew to savor on a stormy Oregon Coast day. Its deep amber-red color, massive toasted malt, toffee and caramel aroma, and full-bodied malty flavor lead to a smooth, soft and warming finish. The floral aroma and flavor come from Hersbrucker & Goldings hops, while a rich toasted malt sweetness balances a mild, subtle bitterness in the finish. Its big, warming flavor makes it the ideal complement to nasty weather!
Captain of the Coast
Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy
ABV: 9.5%
IBUs: 25
# Ratings: 769
Score: 4.20
For this commanding version of MacPelican’s Wee Heavy we took our award winning Wee Heavy and laid it down in Washington Wheat Whiskey barrels from Dry Fly Distilling in Spokane. What emerged was recognizably Wee Heavy, but with added notes of chocolate covered cherries, toasted oak, spice and vanilla in the aroma. The first sip produces flavors reminiscent of malted milk balls and crème brûlée with a silky smooth mouthfeel. Continue on your bottle voyage and you’ll find dried apricots, sherry-like flavors, and dark marmalade. The Captain welcomes you aboard.
MacPelican's Wee Heavy
Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy
ABV: 8.5%
IBUs: 16
# Ratings: 717
Score: 3.83
Our version of the "Wee Heavy" Scotch Ale style is literally a batch of MacPelican's Scottish Ale brewed with half the water and twice the boiling time to create a beer with a massive malty flavor and a deep red color. The aroma hints of rich caramel, cocoa, toffee, and tropical fruit, with a full-bodied mouthfeel and a velvety sweet, slightly dry finish. A robust beer with a dangerous, drinkable smoothness!
Elemental Ale
Style: Pale Ale - American
ABV: 5.7%
IBUs: 50
# Ratings: 634
Score: 3.65
Brewed only during the peak of hop season, this year we made two batches of Elemental Ale, using over 3,000 pounds of freshly picked, “wet” Sterling hops from Goschie Farms in Silverton, Oregon. The mash tun was also used as a hop back, holding 1,400 pounds of hops! Left unfiltered to showcase as much of the hop character as possible, this beer features an emphatically floral, spicy, grassy aroma with a firm malt background and an assertive, snappy hop finish. Produced using one malt, one hop variety, one yeast and pure coastal water, this is truly an elemental beer!