Bottled in 2003, to celebrate their tenth anniversary, brewed with "a very complex blend of 10 malts, 10 hop varieties added 10 different times, 10% abv, and 10 years of brewing excellence", you'd think this beer woulda tasted better. Most likely the aging muted the hops presence, but I was a little put off by all the riotous fruit flavors pinging around in this otherwise pleasant beer. At least the alcohol wasn't aggressively present, like so many other big beers. Still, I wish I could've tried this beer when it was younger; Avery's beer are, for the most part, pretty darn hoppy.
Reviewed: January 12, 2008