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Dogfish Head Midas Touch Golden Elixir

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RATINGS: 2047   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Midas Touch Golden Elixir is a beverage based on the residue found on the drinking vessels in King Midas’ tomb. Our recipe highlights the known ingredients of barley, white Muscat grapes, honey and saffron. Somehwere between a beer, wine and mead, this smooth, dry ale will please with Chardonnay or I.P.A. drinker alike.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (506) - - JUL 22, 2014
Pours a golden color. Aroma is sweet malts and grapes. Taste is lightly sweet.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
techswabbie (2) - Applegate, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014 does not count
This beer has a strong, caramel start with a divergent finish in what can only be described as a medium moscato paired with subtle notes of ginger.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olost (11) - - JUL 5, 2014
Gosto bom, rico e realmente próximo de uma IPA, um pouco doce e bem forte. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gaultier (233) - SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2014
@ Nedre Mölla 3/7-14. Bottle from Kihoskh, Copenhagen. Aroma: Reminds me of white wine and champagne. The aroma is also sweet with notes of honey and grapes. Taste: Sweet, honey. Body is medium, warming alcohol in the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bwa5879 (615) - Portage, Michigan, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Pours a bubbly, only slightly occluded apple juice color with a sixteenth inch of white head. Aroma of pine, chardonnay, and underlying toffee (honey perhaps?). Soft carbonation, mouthfeel is average with a slightly dry, effervescent finish. Flavors of peach, more dry white wine, sour lager-y yeast, very grapey tasting finish. Pretty light for ABV, closer to a wine than beer for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (856) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle shared with seb @saint bock A: honey, fruity. App: clear pale no head. T/p: full body with moderate long sweet finish. O: excellent. Smooth and interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vthesiren (4) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 26, 2014 does not count
Pours a deep golden color with a white 1.5-finger-width head. Faint lacing. Aroma reminds me of champagne. Flavor is initially heavy on the barley, with a touch of honey coming through. Light carbonation. A bit of alcohol burn. Finish is heavy on the grape. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours amber, nose of sweet honey, light spices, taste is dry, toffee, caramel, raisins, spices.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2198) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Golden with head. Aroma or raisins, sherry Taste of honey, sherry and sultanas. Sweet with a clean finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (1989) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2014
2011 Bottling Aroma: Honey, Boozy, Malty, Mild Musty Grapes Appearance: Mildly Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thick White Head, Great Lacing Taste: Honey, Malty, Mild Musty Grapes Mouthfeel: Great Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet


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