Midas Touch | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Midas TouchMidas Touch
BA SCORE
3.73/5
4,845 Ratings
Midas TouchMidas Touch
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:
#23,812
Reviews:
1,658
Ratings:
4,845
pDev:
14.75%
Bros Score:
3.72
 
 
Wants:
207
Gots:
998
Trade:
6
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,845 |  Reviews: 1,658
Photo of jtierney89
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an impressively clear golden color with a big ol white head. Smokey tobacco smell is present with some floral undertones. Floral presence is nice underneath the tobacco, it's almost like a menthol cigarette of sorts. Nice in an odd way though, not something i look forward to smelling (if that makes any sense)

Interesting brew in that it actual has some herb presence on the tongue. Weaker in body than I expected but not light at all and luckily not watery or thin at any parts either. Everything is very well held together (which i doubt is something ancient civilizations were able to pull off)

Flavors are sweet, subdued, and exotic. It's pretty nice. Not minding this beer at all. Totally different than anything I've ever had before. Some grape flavors are present which take away from the beer a little bit but it's tolerable.

The sweetness is cloying but in a very small way. Don't know if I'd wanna drink the whole 4 pack, but I could def be down with at least 2 of these for a nice night at a sushi restaurant.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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5/5  rDev +34%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Jdub983
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Very clear, no cloudiness, very little carbonation, almost looks flat. The head came and went with a snap of my fingers.

Smell: It says it has grapes and honey but the barley and hops overpower the smell.

Taste: A few seconds of fruit, then the hops hit you and stay till you go for more.

Mouthfeel: Light, lacks body, but decent.

Overall: I would pass on this one. Go for the IPAs that Dogfish Head provides. Good try but they just didn't pull the lever on this one.

Serving type: Bottle

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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