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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yankeefan21 (131) - New York, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Bottle [All Occasion IPA]: Pours a dark yellow with a tinge of orange and a tightly laced foamy white head. Quite effervescent in the glass. Nose is like the floor of a pine forest - a little piney and a little dank/musty with just a hint of sweetness and maybe some over ripe orange rind. Taste is medium bitter with some slight sourness that reminds me a bit of Budweiser. Itís medium bodied and slightly sticky [as you would expect] with soft carbonation and a dry finish. Overall this is a pretty good Imperial IPA but there are much better ones to be had [Oskar Blues Gubna] for a better price point. This was just a little too dank for my tastes but if you are looking for that sort of thing, this beer is worth a shot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UXO (408) - CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange with one finger of fluffy off-white head, excellent retention and moderate lacing. Nose is somewhat muted, citrus and pine, with some sweet malt in the background. Taste starts with sweet caramel, citrus and pine following, with a long bitter finish. Mouth feel is medium to full, with light carbonation and slight warming. A big beer with an emphatic hop presence attenuated only slightly by the malt. The bitter finish builds as the pint progresses, and lingers long after the glass is empty. Could either do with a little more subtlety in the hop profile, or dispense with the attempt to sugarcoat the hops with malt and go full palate-wrecker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MunBro (510) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 28, 2014
"All Occasions IPA" aroma of pine and hops, tastes the same. Not a lot of other flavours here, some citrus would have been nice. A decent IPA but not a memorable one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
20107589 (304) - randers, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
nutty and floral aroma. cloudy red/brown color with a small head. soft sweetness and medium bitter. fine carbonation with a full mouthfeel and medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1108) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2013
Rating #766 - Nov 14, 2013 -330mL Bottle 8%, from Sherbrooke. Evil Twin All Occasions IPA. Pours a darker amber, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is light citrus, mild spruce. Taste is extremely hoppy, tempered with a pleasant citrusy sweetness and a resinous tang. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3063) - montrťal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 30, 2013
330ml bottle under the name "All Occasions IPA", slight cloudy amber-orange hue, with a thick pillowy white head, with a mild fruity apricot, candied orange, tangerine peel, panettone cake dough nose, with some light floral citrus, leafy, grassy, minty, piney hoppy accents, and with a lemon lollipop, zesty lemon, grapefruit,lime rind, mint jelly, faint lemon marmalade note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice yeasty, panettone cake dough, good flowery citrus, leafy, minty, piney, soapy hoppy character, with some fruity, zesty, lemon, grapefruit, lime peel, candied apricot, lemon marmalade, mint leaf flavours, in a lemon pie crust, faint honeyed pale, toasted malt undertone, leading towards a warming, yeasty, candied citrus fruit peel, leafy, grassy, piney, soapy, citrus hop bitterness finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 16, 2013
Bottled as "Evil Twin All Occasions IPA" 330ml@Beer Hunters
Clear orange color, small white head. Piney-woody, a bit herbal hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Bitter front, resiny, a bit fruity hoppyness. Crisp. Yeah, all occasions IPA it is, lacks in depth (note: I had Nogne O IPA before this).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7028) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle, labelled as "All Occassions IPA". Copper orange, hazy, lively head formation. Piney hops and sweet caramel malts, long bitter finish. Not much in the way of aromatics, but age may be a factor here. Still enjoyable enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1325) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2013 11.2 fl. oz. bottle as All Occasions IPA. Opaque orange brown, foamy off-white head settles and fades. Aroma is boozy caramel malt with a hint of citric resinous hop. Potent boozy taste of rich dense sweet malt up front, woody pine hops, some citrus and earth behind. Soft carbonation, medium-full bodied, less aggressively hopped than itís North American counterparts, but still: DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benfi (566) - DENMARK - NOV 10, 2013
Pours amber color with a foamy white head. The pine and citrus really comes through followed by a long and hoppy finish. This is a great DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfearnley (1075) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle 2 pint glass Citrusy with a little oak and flowers. Cloudy amber with lots of particulates and a bubbly off-white head. The taste is citrusy and quite bitter.
Earlier Rating: 6/8/2013 Total Score: 3.5
Bottle labelled All Occasions IPA to flute Aromas of pine, oak, spruce, and grapefruit. Hazy amber with nice effervescence and a creamy off white head. Taste is caramel malty followed by a hoppy blast.

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