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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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3,993 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,993
Reviews: 1,539
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.01%
Wants: 130
Gots: 378 | 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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LSLarry64

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

11-27-2012 16:31:19 | More by LSLarry64
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mwar

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

11-27-2012 16:10:11 | More by mwar
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LeRose

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +19.3%

I am definitely on the love it end of the scale with this stuff. Beautiful clear, golden color with a small, tight white foamy head. Amazing cross between beer, mead, and white wine. Tons of fruit aroma - raisins, maybe apricot/ peach, nicely carbonated and light. To me the malt hits late. The grape taste shines, as does the honey. To me the malts are taking a supporting role here - the other flavors shine through much more on top of the malty backbone. It certainly is different with mead, beer, and wine characteristics all rolled into one. Great change of pace and unexpected. Keeper.

11-27-2012 15:06:33 | More by LeRose
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Jpin86

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-27-2012 07:30:15 | More by Jpin86
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C-Dog


3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-27-2012 07:06:16 | More by C-Dog
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blinker97

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-26-2012 17:38:25 | More by blinker97
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.55/5  rDev -4.8%

Appearance: Hazy straw color. Frothy off-white head that started at about two fingers in height but quickly faded to a small film of head.

Aroma: Some sweet breadiness. The sweet part is possibly from the honey or a mix of that and the white grapes. No hops or alcohol. Smells alright, no off-odors but nothing special. Almost like a Pale Ale.

Taste: Sweet and bready palate. No hops and the sweetness from the grapes and honey cover up any bitterness. Wouldn't guess that this is 9% ABV. However, it does drink like a wine/cidar in a way (the grapes probably push this issue). It's an attractive and slightly unique flavor but not a must-try. Very clean taste.

Mouthfeel: Oddly wet and dry at the same time. Medium in body. Easily drinkable.

Final Thoughts: Far from being my favorite DFH offering, Midas Touch is an interesting beer that delivers on it's promise of barley, honey, and white grape flavors. Would I drink it again? Probably not.

11-25-2012 23:06:03 | More by JamesMN
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mike77

Illinois

1/5  rDev -73.2%

11-25-2012 19:05:54 | More by mike77
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cackalacky

South Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

11-25-2012 05:05:27 | More by cackalacky
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weonfire

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

11-24-2012 04:21:13 | More by weonfire
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GoldThunder


4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

11-22-2012 21:53:54 | More by GoldThunder
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MarioM

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-22-2012 20:49:50 | More by MarioM
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cash

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-22-2012 16:57:30 | More by cash
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-20-2012 22:29:36 | More by irishgreensoda
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eargle

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-20-2012 20:06:07 | More by eargle
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TerryB

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

11-20-2012 18:54:23 | More by TerryB
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Chris_Cali_2o9


3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-20-2012 04:09:54 | More by Chris_Cali_2o9
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mgoose

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-19-2012 15:25:03 | More by mgoose
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jratt79

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-18-2012 00:34:32 | More by jratt79
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FEUO

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

11-17-2012 01:44:07 | More by FEUO
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IPAfreak01

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-16-2012 23:40:16 | More by IPAfreak01
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MattGeleske


4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

11-16-2012 19:41:46 | More by MattGeleske
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jverizon23

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

11-15-2012 04:46:01 | More by jverizon23
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DCocco86

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-15-2012 01:18:59 | More by DCocco86
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Gtotango

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-14-2012 21:40:31 | More by Gtotango
Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,993 ratings.