Complexity and novelty are great things, but theyíre not worth anything if the result isnít tasty.
Also, beer should taste like beer, not soda. Iím not advocating German purity laws, but beer is beer, not alcoholic soda. Go drink Mikeís hard lemonade if you want fruity alcoholic soda. Fruit can be a great thing in beer, but it needs to take a back seat to the malt, yeast, and hop characteristics (excepting lambic and sour ales). For example, Mikkeller makes great beers with hints of...