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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
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3,912 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,912
Reviews: 1,536
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 123
Gots: 336 | 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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DavidHume

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-21-2014 23:43:49 | More by DavidHume
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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Maryland

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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Retroman40

Kentucky

2.81/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Considering the price I paid I was hoping for a beverage with "The Midas Touch". Instead I got something that was mediocre at best. Pours out a hazy yellow with a minimal head and very little retention. The smell actually reminded me of adjuncts, not malt or hops. The taste was even on the "hot" side, particularly after the beer warmed a bit and the mouth feel average at best with poor carbonation. Overall it was OK, but just marginally. I am sorry I bought a 4 pack and will be going back to 90 Minute IPA if I want something from DFH. This is not a beer that is worth 3+ bucks a bottle at retail.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 10:53:24 | More by Retroman40
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-29-2014 23:19:31 | More by Gtrevarthen
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-29-2014 14:09:58 | More by mklisz
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-28-2014 18:15:17 | More by condorsim
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ryanjtravis

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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marcelosomohano

Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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Das_Reh

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Illinois

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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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.

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Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,912 ratings.