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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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4,138 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,138
Reviews: 1,548
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.01%
Wants: 136
Gots: 454 | FT: 3
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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I've had this one a couple times in the past. I appreciate Sam's effort toward the original with the historical offering.

This beer comes out golden with about two fingers of head. I immediately breathe in the sweetness from this one. It really comes out at you.

As I breathe in more of the aroma: I get the honey, pilsner presence, and the venous quality of the wine. The balance has never really hit the nose on this one (but that isn't the point).

The flavor has a lot of honey and the grapes. You can really taste the grape presence that stands out in this one. It really plays out like a dessert wine more than a beer.

Some people really like this beer. I appreciate it for the significance of making it. I take my hat off to Sam for being a true original.

ummswimmin, Jan 29, 2013
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Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 4,138 ratings.