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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Midas TouchMidas Touch

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4,044 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,044
Reviews: 1,544
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.01%
Wants: 130
Gots: 406 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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5/5  rDev +34%

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Hellpop65, Dec 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Dtrain4, Dec 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

appetiteforparis, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of vickersspitfire
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%

Pours out a crystal clear light blond color, it has plenty of carbonation and is topped off with a nice semi thick white head that slowly thins out; Very good lacing. The aroma is rather light, mild grasses and herbs come through, small amounts of lemon. The flavors are pretty complex, I can taste some apple, apricot and peaches, mild orange and some spices in the after taste. Honey, grapes, and a very slight sweet-tart flavor are also in the mix. The alcohol is well hidden and only detectable as you swallow for a brief second. This is a semi dry beer and has a light-to-medium mouth feel but is very interesting and goes down pretty smooth.

vickersspitfire, Dec 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

ssimpson89, Dec 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

TubaManJack, Dec 28, 2012
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SuyoonShin, Dec 27, 2012
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johnsonni, Dec 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jbarra101, Dec 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

MikeRoni, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of tone77
3.3/5  rDev -11.5%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very mild, some light notes of honey. Taste is different, alcohol is certainly present, a bit wine like with some grape flavors, a bit of honey as well. Unique to say the least. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

tone77, Dec 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

cool idea, weird final product. pours clear golden with some yeast floaters and a thin white head that dies fast. it literally smells like feet, or like babies, or something that im kind if indifferent to at best, but the honey notes are the most obvious. the flavor too is honey heavy, which im fine with, and the other ingredients come together in a strange sort of way. not totaly palatable or delicious, but clever and unique. the mix of spices and herbs in this is downright odd and its hard to tell if there is balance here or not because its all totally foreign to me. the dry finish is nice though, and its welcomed here as a respite from the weirdness. alcohol is invisible somehow. good carbonation and a medium to full body. overall a strange creation, worth a try because its dogfish head, and because its one of the archeological beers, which i feel like are our duty to try to comprehend. i certainly enjoyed the challenge of this one, but i wont buy it again.

StonedTrippin, Dec 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Scents are fruity and sweet, a little red wine and spice notes. Very clear gold with a fluffy white head that leaves a bubbly lace scattered on top and around edges. Tastes a bit tannin like, ever so slight tartness with a spicy red wine finish. Light carbonation, viscous body with dry finish. Aftertaste is very reminiscent of red wine. Very warming. Fairly enjoyable, almost taste like an under carbonated dubbel.

Braz, Dec 25, 2012
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psykad, Dec 25, 2012
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Bigrediseric, Dec 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

smartassboiler, Dec 24, 2012
Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 4,044 ratings.