Bah humbug. I feel a bit the Scrooge for being disappointed by today's beer. There's really nothing wrong with it. It is the All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company. It's a lighter IPA than I prefer, but there's nothing wrong with that. I would call it clean, refreshing and light, more like a hop-heavy Pilsner, with light flavoring, almost no aromatic hops, and heavy bittering hops.
I don't associate IPAs with the Advent season. It's more of a summer beer to me. I'm sure it's difficult for Craft Beer Cellar to find 24 Christmas beers, and this feels like an addition in the spirit of giving. It isn't possible that I will love them all.