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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,893 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 3,893
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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sdj5

New York

3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Sam Adams Alpine Spring glass from a bottle.

A - Looks like apple juice with a small head that faces to lacing. Very clear.

S - Smells a lot like a sweet amber lager, honey, barley

T - Grape, honey, barley, alcohol. A hint sweetness comes at the end, but the finish is very dry.

M - Light, carbonated, crisp.

O - An interesting beer. Tastes like a wine/beer hybrid. Definitely an odd taste, but one that really works. It goes down easily with regard to its gravity.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2012 23:59:14 | More by sdj5
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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.

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Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,893 ratings.