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RATINGS: 2120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Merin (18) - Arizona, USA - SEP 24, 2010
different. But not a welcome change. Alcohol presence is not attractive.. Aftertaste of grapes and dries fruit. Interesting but not specia. Almost no head. No lacing. Not my style. But if you like itm coo.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prolitariat777 (52) - St george, Utah, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Honey mead like, slightly tart, real carbonated. Some nail polish but not much. Sweet decent finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajtrupp (307) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Interesting hybrid. Sweet with low carb. If this is accurate, they were drinking a lot better than I expected back in the day.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ozzy (2) - Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2015 does not count
Bottled 2/20/15 at 44 degrees into 0.5 L siedel $ 3.39/12 oz bottle at Lager Mill Aroma of something I don’t recognize, initially weak and fades to nothing Head average (Three cm, aggressive pour), white, fizzy, diminishing to three mm ring and layer of tiny bubbles Lacing – none Body light yellow, chill haze Flavor odd and very not beer-like, more of a bitter herbal remedy; no hops, no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl, no DMS. Palate light to medium, watery, lively carbonation Appearance 4/5, Aroma 6/10, Flavor 7/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 14/20

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
moderrnlifeiswar (18) - Maryland, USA - JUL 19, 2015
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrewje41 (1335) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 16, 2015
12 oz bottle poured. Pours an oily golden color with a thin ring head. Bottled a while back. Light body, white wine like. Sweet grape, with a dry dusty finish. I love the idea behind beers like this, but this one just tasted off to me. Bonus points for a unique beer, and it was fun to try, but flavor wise, this one was less my type of beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
youdictategood (413) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle. No detailed notes - very sweet aroma, sweet but slightly hoppy taste, raw honey aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (1366) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 8, 2015
Draught @ The Baroness. Hazy pale yellow with small foamy whitish head, honey like aroma, low carbonation, sweetish taste with muscat grape flavor, medium tangy finish. Interesting but a bit too sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cousin_Larry (616) - - JUN 25, 2015
Had a sample at World of Beer fest. Aroma of wine grapes. Taste is sweet: grapes, honey, and malt. Very good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SinH4 (1067) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Hazy orange color with hardly any head. Aroma of fruity grapes, sweetness. Awesome taste that goes back and forth between honey, grapes, tartness. Amazing complexity. Quite sparkling carbonation. A bit boozy. I absolutely love this one!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (1074) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2015
12 oz. bottle pours a clear golden color with moderate white head that diminishes quickly and leaves no lacing. Aroma has honey, grapes, and grass. Taste is sweet with some dryness in the finish. Body is medium with slight carbonation and a sticky mouthfeel. Alcohol is well hidden. The honey makes it as much of a mead as a beer. I had hoped this was another outrageous beer from Dogfish Head, but I got distracted and drank most of it, thinking it was just another beer before I paid more attention to it. Good, but not worth the premium price.


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