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Midas Touch - Dogfish Head Brewery

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3,884 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,884
Reviews: 1,532
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 120
Gots: 322 | 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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bjohn84

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +21%

09-30-2012 04:15:10 | More by bjohn84
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JakeWik

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

09-28-2012 19:48:53 | More by JakeWik
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PuckPuck

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-28-2012 02:03:13 | More by PuckPuck
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genogirl

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.4%

09-28-2012 01:47:32 | More by genogirl
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Supergenious

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

09-27-2012 16:24:06 | More by Supergenious
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mikeradebaugh

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-27-2012 02:07:48 | More by mikeradebaugh
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Gold and hazy body. The head dissolves fast and leaves no trace.

Smells of white grapes, allspice, and honey.

The taste is sweet white grapes, like a reisling. Finishes with herbal notes and allspice.

Mouthfeel is sweet up front but finishes slightly dry. Body is medium to light with prickly carbonation.

It's an interesting beer to try once, but not something I'd want to drink more than one of. The spice thing is not my style.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 01:56:08 | More by Vonerichs
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BobDag30

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-26-2012 18:56:06 | More by BobDag30
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mooseo

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into tulip.

A - Ultra clear golden copper with a small white head.

S - Light sweet malt, white grapes, honey, herbal spice.

T - Mildly sweet bready malt, grape juice, subtle honey and spice. A light bitterness on the finish.

M - Smooth, light-medium body, crisp and refreshing. Dry finish.

O - An interesting beer for sure. There is a nice white wine character throughout. Very easy to drink, refreshing and flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 02:48:00 | More by mooseo
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Lare453

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

09-25-2012 17:20:18 | More by Lare453
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cervezatejas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-25-2012 02:17:33 | More by cervezatejas
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Dirtinabottle

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-25-2012 01:27:20 | More by Dirtinabottle
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Drypaint

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

09-24-2012 21:20:52 | More by Drypaint
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Molnar

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

09-24-2012 00:56:20 | More by Molnar
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RuthL

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-23-2012 18:05:53 | More by RuthL
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Newbiebeer

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-22-2012 12:35:59 | More by Newbiebeer
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DonDirkA

Arizona

4.4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The nose is light and sweet with notes of honey and white wine up front that fade into a caramel-esque sticky sweetness. I've used the word sweet twice but it doesn't smell overpoweringly sweet, it actually smells kind of dry but there is a sticky sweetness throughout the whole smell, probably from the honey. It actually smells very similar to another Ancient Ale, Chateau Jiahu. The taste is slightly sweet with grapes, apples and pears blending nicely with a touch of booziness and fading into a sweet but dry finish. The body is very light but it has some heft to it and the alcohol heat doesn't kick in until the sip has settled in your stomach. This is one of their best Ancient Ales. I put two of my 4-pack away to age a bit and see where it goes.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 03:30:49 | More by DonDirkA
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

09-22-2012 00:05:23 | More by Gww1864
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HipHopinHooligan13

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-21-2012 23:33:05 | More by HipHopinHooligan13
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-20-2012 18:23:36 | More by IcemanCometh
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-20-2012 01:03:04 | More by t0rin0
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CKav

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-19-2012 21:25:34 | More by CKav
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eawolff99

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-19-2012 12:01:45 | More by eawolff99
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corneliustoad

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

09-19-2012 02:00:06 | More by corneliustoad
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +21%

09-18-2012 22:29:15 | More by Molson2000
Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,884 ratings.