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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Editor’s note: new and completely reworked version of this beer.

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3.5
Lagerboy (2206) - 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 it’s North American counterparts, but still: DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
Benfi (692) - 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.

3.3
dfearnley (2134) - Edmonton, 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.

3.1
CapFlu (5127) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013
Lasting small white foamy head with a clouded deep amber colour. Pleasant pine resin nose with a fairly harsh hop bitterness with some tin residue. Very average. Purchased at Metro Liquor at University Heights, 11.2pz bottle.

3.6
mverity (294) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Coppery orange in color. Head dissipated quickly. Aroma is slightly vanilla, earthy/tangy hops. An uncommon sweetness, for a DIPA; but that’s not what throws me off. The hops is appropriately bitter, but has a chemical quality as well. Very boozy. Too much alcohol for the 8%. Mouthfeel is actually great though.

3.8
DialSquare (5028) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Old brief rating note: on tap at Proof. Aroma - grapefruit, grass, caramel. Tastes - tea vibe, fairly bitter, fresh hops, citrus, caramel. Palate - creamy, low carbonation. Even. Expensive, but nice. 7.6

3.6
Meilby (11495) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle 330ml as "All Occasions IPA" @ home
Pours cloudy orange with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long slightly warm, fruity and bitter finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
pintbypint (3634) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 28, 2013
330ml brown bottle. Hazy dark orange pour, tan head that fades to a thin layer. Patchy lacing. Fruity and citrus nose with plenty of orange and grapefruit. Taste is grapefruity, some caramel malts. A little alcohol at the end with a bit of warming in the throat. Grapefuity hops in the aftertaste. Medium body, average carbonation, good lasting bitterness. Voerall a good double IPA that kind of plays it safe.

3.3
jaghana (6065) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle 50cl from Henrik thanks. A cloudy amber beer with good head and retention. Nose is strong on resin, lemon, orange and pine. Aroma is on grapefruit, resin, very sweet, very bitter, caramel, honey so quite heavy.

3.4
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle (All Occasions IPA) - Poured orange with a thin off-white head. Aroma and flavor of citrus, light caramel, and spice. Medium body, light bitterness, and light spiced aftertaste.


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