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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,892 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 3,892
Reviews: 1,533
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 121
Gots: 327 | 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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maskednegator

California

1.75/5  rDev -53%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Appearance: Chardonay.
Smell: Vinous. Sour apples, yeasty funk.
Taste: Grapes, dill pickles, must.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, no carbonation.
Drinkability: Boozy, sour, old-tasting. Decidedly not for me.
Verdict: This beer was made on a recipe based off of molecular analyzation of the residue inside flasks found in King Midas's tomb. I'm thankful we have come along so far in the millenia that have passed.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2009 19:27:58 | More by maskednegator
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Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,892 ratings.