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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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3,852 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,852
Reviews: 1,530
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 113
Gots: 306 | 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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Larry_C

Florida

1.75/5  rDev -53%

08-15-2012 20:21:54 | More by Larry_C
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

1.83/5  rDev -50.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass. I know I'm in minority but not a big fan of Dogfish Head but tried keeping open mind.

A: beautiful deep gold color, no head

S: grapes led to faint hop aroma

T: mild grape flavor and not much else

M: full mouthfeel with high carbonation and warmth

D: will only ever drink this one

Overall way too much like wine/champagne for me. I prefer medium to full body ales.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2010 01:15:33 | More by B967ierhunter177
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timmy2b

New York

1.9/5  rDev -48.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Beer looked nice when poured into a pint glass, and I enjoyed the smell of the grape. This was very sweet and tasted almost like candy. Very light feeling in the mouth, but with the sweet taste was very undrinkable. I had to give up drinking it after about a third of the beer and this has never happened to me.

Overall Just Not Impressed

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2007 19:56:45 | More by timmy2b
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Naerhu

Japan

1.98/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

No head and honey color body with no bubbles.
Smells like middle eastern food.
foul bitterness and vineyard taste. mumbled expression, cannot pick out the grapes or the malt or the saffron.
light amount of bubbles Alcohol is much to apparent.
drank one fifth a 375 ml bottle and threw the rest out.

This does not even make it as a novelty beer, best to avoided at all costs.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2003 08:56:32 | More by Naerhu
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -46.2%

12-29-2013 01:13:40 | More by Doomcifer
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mctizzz

California

2/5  rDev -46.2%

11-21-2011 20:54:54 | More by mctizzz
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turner5648

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -46.2%

11-17-2011 05:25:29 | More by turner5648
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bbcd

Texas

2/5  rDev -46.2%

08-04-2012 23:28:37 | More by bbcd
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -46.2%

03-23-2013 18:23:08 | More by BGsWo22
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JustinQ

California

2/5  rDev -46.2%

11-24-2011 02:27:11 | More by JustinQ
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tfsimpkins

Florida

2/5  rDev -46.2%

02-15-2012 22:17:40 | More by tfsimpkins
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.2%

05-18-2012 18:20:12 | More by SickNukes
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Raynae


2/5  rDev -46.2%

12-31-2012 22:07:57 | More by Raynae
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avaldivia

California

2/5  rDev -46.2%

11-14-2011 08:03:56 | More by avaldivia
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TheFlern

Idaho

2/5  rDev -46.2%

12-03-2011 01:54:27 | More by TheFlern
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Pedrovc

California

2/5  rDev -46.2%

05-26-2013 19:37:02 | More by Pedrovc
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enjoi297

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.2%

12-18-2011 15:53:21 | More by enjoi297
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MikesnoHSL

Florida

2/5  rDev -46.2%

07-10-2014 12:23:51 | More by MikesnoHSL
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bendern

Florida

2/5  rDev -46.2%

08-13-2012 00:50:35 | More by bendern
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MRAnderson

Indiana

2/5  rDev -46.2%

07-03-2013 05:41:31 | More by MRAnderson
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Bunnyhops


2/5  rDev -46.2%

10-16-2012 04:32:10 | More by Bunnyhops
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.2%

08-21-2012 03:20:18 | More by tmars13
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rah1734bones


2/5  rDev -46.2%

04-08-2012 23:51:01 | More by rah1734bones
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Jeeb

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -46.2%

07-09-2013 01:29:30 | More by Jeeb
Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,852 ratings.