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RATINGS: 2166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HopsIPAndDrunk (43) - Oklahoma, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Strong honey and barley notes in the aroma.Smells as good as it looks. Head settles in quickly to reveal an pale, crystal clear, golden ale worthy of King Midas’ fingers. Smells as good as it looks. Minimal lacing. (Head don’t last long, but carbonation acts like a pilsner). Medium mead-like sweetness that finishes subtlely bitter. Light-medium body with a fizzy taste resembling a fine champagne. This ale is as brilliant as the story on the bottle as to how they obtained the recipe!! By the way, this one will get you sideways quick!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyCraft (5910) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Vtg blackberry log, Bottle. Amber color with medium sized 2 finger head. Notes of honey, wine, pepper, saffron, and grape candy. You can really taste the 9 percent. Lots of spicy booze and heat which is DogfishHeads trademark. Medium to fuller mouthfeel on this Traditional ale.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bulldogops (2270) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 19, 2016
Rating #2162 - 2015.11.12 - Bottle from BevMo - Pours a golden color. thin head. Unreal aroma of honey, white wine, saffron. Lots of sweetness, soft fruit, peach, grape tempered with the floral honey and the spice of the saffron Blown away, this is a challenging beer to deconstruct in terms of depth of character and complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrjaxson (497) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 10, 2016
Pours to a moderate head that dissipates quickly, revealing an aroma that is ever-so-delicate ripples (really, not being effusive here) of honey and grass. Taste is a balanced sweetness that makes this drift in the direction of a light-bodied mead. Long, full finish that’s nothing like an IPA or Chardonnay (despite the marketing language). Bottle dated Jan. 23, 2016, so about 9 months from bottling to consumption.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Humlehode (608) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear golden. Aroma of malt, honey, lightly spiced. Sweet. Full bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (726) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle pour into tulip glass from Andover Liquors. Aroma is malt base with grapes/fruit. Appearance is beautiful, clear gold with slight orange, nice sparkle, 1/2 finger-width fizzy white head with poor retention and no lacing. Taste is moderately sweet with slightly astringent taste (saffron?), honey and grape. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with lively carbonation and fairly dry finish. Overall, an interesting beer with some novel ingredients used successfully.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
borre_m (1338) - NORWAY - JUN 18, 2016
Pours clear golden, lots of sediments in the bottle, so i poured carefully. Aroma is malty, with honey. Taste is malty, with a good amount of honey, balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steverus0 (262) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Pours a clear, rusty gold. Minimal head. Sweet grape aroma. Sweet esters coat the tongue while barley and honey add just a hint of bite. Saffron rounds out a full cast of characters and delivers a smooth, mellow finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
truebluehes (201) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle. Light golden pour with thin to no head. Aroma is of mellow malt and grapes. Nice full mouth heavy on the grapes and saffron. Solid and smooth. Mellow yet nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (2833) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Sweet and hoppy this one is nicely balance. Pours copper with a thin white head. Had a draft at lady Gregory at midsummer fest

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
westknife (81) - USA - JUN 9, 2016
Very sweet, very alcoholy. Not the best beer in the fuckin god damn world if you ask me

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