Midas Touch | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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4,845 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

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

Added by purplehops on 10-31-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,819
Reviews:
1,658
Ratings:
4,845
pDev:
14.75%
Bros Score:
3.72
 
 
Wants:
207
Gots:
998
Trade:
6
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm really biased here. This is one of my favorite brews of all time. I've had it maybe 20 times from various batches and vendors. Each time the beer was golden with a luscious head. The mead-like qualities from the honey are balanced by the spicy floral notes of the saffron. The muscat grapes add another dimention of sweetness. The citrus from the hops is a nice touch since muscat is generally low in acid. The muscat jus adds a beautiful fruit component of apricot and I could gush on and on. I'll quietly step back and finish my brew.

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Right between mead and beer. Perfect.

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Midas Touch from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 4,845 ratings
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