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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,894 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,894
Reviews: 1,535
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 121
Gots: 329 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This sweet yet dry beer is made with ingredients found in 2,700-year-old drinking vessels from the tomb of King Midas. Somewhere between wine and mead, Midas will please the chardonnay and beer drinker alike.

12 IBU

(Beer added by: purplehops on 10-31-2001)
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BierManVA

Virginia

2.42/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours very golden in color but with no head. Near flat as far as carbonation is concerned.

Smells quite strange, like stale urine or a cheap macro malt liquor that has sat out all night.

Flavor is overly sweet with nasty dry finish. Nearly unpalatable IMO. I could proabably whip up sugar water that tasted better than this.

DFH certainly experiments a lot and I have read some great reviews of this bier. But as far as my taste buds are concerned, this bier is waaay off the mark.

"Stick to IPA's and Stouts Sam"

John

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2005 23:25:46 | More by BierManVA
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NickHalden

Florida

4.14/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smells of white grapes and malt with a small amount of saffron to follow. Tasting it the grape is the strongest with hints of honey and saffron. The malt does come through after a few sips. After a while I feel as I have been drinking white wine as well. The finish is crisp and has a aftertaste of grapes. I would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 02:00:38 | More by NickHalden
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from an ice cold bottle into a glass.

Appearance: Golden yellow with lots of carbonation bubbles. I gave it an aggressive pour and got no head. Bad beer bad, just joking.

Smell: Fresh, with citrus notes.

Taste; Again fresh with a hops bite and slightly bitter, very crisp and refreshing.

Mouth feel: Not thick, very light and refreshing, serve cold. Has a bit from the carbonation.

Overall: I love Dog fish Head and this brew is from the ancient Ale series my first one and i am very excited to try them all. i would recommend this brew and Dog fish head brewery, and since they were just on a recent Brew Dogs episode I am sure they are going to gain a lot more popularity. well done my friends.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 21:07:18 | More by bleedsblu
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JTbrue

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-25-2014 04:53:55 | More by JTbrue
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cmorency18

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +21%

07-24-2014 22:43:25 | More by BigRedDog
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bhudish

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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1000lbgrizzly

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Light yellow-gold, no carbonation, only a ring of head. If I didn't know better I'd say it was a late-harvest white wine.

S: Honey, white grapes, a background of sweet barley. Far from a typical beer, but nice.

T: Grapes, honey, a little bit of a yeasty-chalky. It's good, decent finish.

M: Full bodied, a tad syrupy, but had a soft touch on the tongue still.

O: Unique, and a nice beer. Bonus points for the cool history which can't be quantified in the scores here. Lacking in a few areas, but I wouldn't mind another.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 05:22:54 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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Arkansas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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Ryan82

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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Montana

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

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Pennsylvania

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Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,894 ratings.