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RATINGS: 2020   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator (813) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 29, 2013
12oz bottle. Definitely grapey, high carbonation, medium body, very tasty...hard to believe it’s 9%. I’m johnny-come-lately to this party, evidently.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2180) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of malts, caramel and fruity hops. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. An excellent Ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thejackrollins (2) - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2014 does not count
It smells like sparkling grape juice. Very soft. Grape is prominent while saffron lingers at the end. The high carbonation works well. I see why wine drinkers like it. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mindwarp (16) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 11, 2014
12oz bottle into a DFH signature glass. Pours a golden amber with very little head. I wont go into the ’’ancient history" of the recipe of this ale since I wasn’t around when it was supposedly originated and wouldn’t have a clue on how to compare the two. The aroma is sweet and reminds me of some type of Belgium ale. The taste is also sweet with a hint of some spices(?) that don’t overwhelm the sweetness but does seem to diminish it a bit. This is a smooth beer and goes down easy. I think this is a really good ale and one for people that think Belgium’s are too sweet.. I’m glade its a year around beer and that hot summer days are on their way because I believe this will be a great summer beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (4899) - ITALY - APR 10, 2014
dorata schiuma media zafferano vinosa discreto miele attaco piuttosto dolce un lieve tannico complessa lieve nota alcolica

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
N3lson1 (125) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2014
Bottle conditioned for six years. Good beer, golden color, decently fluffy head. A bit in the beginning but deliciously smooth at the end.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (205) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours yellow gold, a little cloudy. The aroma is intense with white grapes, honey, and spice. The taste is very close to carbonated white cranberry juice. A lot of juicy Pinot Grigio elements. Green apple, pear, white grapes. The mouthfeel is light and sweet at first but, the honey really come through on the back end. It lingers in a syrupy, semi-rich but, light way (does that make sense? haha). Interesting unique brew. I dig it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dustindc (14) - Texas, USA - APR 2, 2014
Very unique beer. Bottle pour into a Shaker. Golden color minimal head. Very floral fruity aroma right away I knew this is something different. Taste is very good it does have characteristics of white wine and mead with light carbonation and a very smooth palate. Honey and grapes are both present with floral background. It says brewed with saffron which I did not pick up that particular flavor. Overall very good "beer" elixir is a very good term for this. Would pair very well with seafood. Go in thinking honey and champagne and you will enjoy this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigirishphan (102) - Peoria Heights, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2014
My wife the Chardonnay lover enjoyed this, and so did I. Appreciated the mix of mead, wine and beer feel of this. Awesome taste and I will be getting more of this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fattybladdy (453) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle, pours a translucent golden orange. Light fruit and grain in the aroma. Taste is grape, grain and honey with light yeastiness. Fairly underwhelming but I will say that the alcohol is very well hidden in this one, drinks very light.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lothore (455) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a golden hue with little to no head. S- Honey, sweet berries and a tinge of metal. T- Sweet honey, grape cough syrup and a semi bitter finish. M- Thick with medium carbonation. D- Did not enjoy this one very much. A little too medicinal for me.


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