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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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3,886 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,886
Reviews: 1,532
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 120
Gots: 324 | 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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wiseguy142

New York

3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

When I first started homebrewing I wanted to clone this beer just because it sounded awesome. Then I bought the beer to actually try it and realized there was no way I was going to do it without many more years under my belt. Got a chance to check it out again on tap at the Old Toad the other night though.

Pours a light yellow, fizzy with alcohol. Aroma of light grapes and slight honey. Reminds me a lot of Champagne or a grape-y saison in the taste. Very dry but with lots of flavor. I'd say this is my beer substitue for champagne or wine, should I ever need to have one. A lot of the more astringent grape flavors combined with a honey sweetness and a light malt base to dry it out. Really great combo.

Serving type: on-tap

05-27-2009 05:29:08 | More by wiseguy142
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Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,886 ratings.