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RATINGS: 2065   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FUNK (120) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2003
Honey, honey and more honey. Yet it was a lot softer then the mead i've tries. All in all a good unique brew worth a try, if nothing else but for the historic sence and the bragging rights. For the price i don't know if i'd buy it again when i can buy a superb bottle of Chimey blue.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (1688) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2014
@Borefts 2014, Hotel room tasting, gouden met witte kraag, aroma en smaken zijn wat honing achtig en dus redelijk zoet. wat kruidig, marige body en goede co2. aardig.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OneHotPepper (49) - - SEP 27, 2014
2013 poured from bottle. Smells of grapes and has slight hint of honey. Pretty smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BayouBeer76 (12) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 27, 2014
caramel, nuts, resin, vanilla aroma; amber, orange, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly sour, medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, mild overtones of anise/caramel finish that is abrupt and pleasant. boom.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (8371) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle @ hotelroom tasting. Clear yellow golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, lightly sweetish, slightly herbal. Decent body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McBeastie (16) - Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Effervescent. Poured from bottle a golden hue like honey. White head quickly disappeared entirely. Grapes seem to take center stage. Almost like a champagne, mead and beer all in one. I’m sure I could have fun pairing this one with some good food.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bruds (22) - - SEP 7, 2014
Beautiful pour. Smells like grapes, tastes like grapes. Too much grape, too much sweet. Not bad, just not my thing. Sits on the plate well.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OscarFalls (45) - excelsior, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Golden haired beauty. Fruity after balance with hints of wildfire. Enjoy on a Labour Day with your love. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adster (395) - HUNGARY - AUG 31, 2014
Stílszerűen aranyszínű testéből apró szemű gejzírként törnek elő a szénsavmolekulák, felvezetve az intenzív illatokat, melyeket a palack felnyitása után rögvest megérezhetünk. Belga élesztő és marcipán, cseppnyi alkohol aromái ezek, mely összhatás egyébként már meglehetősen ismerős lehet számunkra belga sörös tapasztalataink alapján. Testes, markánsan édes ital képét vetítik előre, ami az első korty után rögtön beigazolódni is látszik azzal a toldalékkal, amit a komlós utóíz hiánya, illetve a végső fázisként előálló szakasz virágmézhez hasonló jellemvonása okoz. A komló jelenlétét ez esetben eredménytelenül kutatjuk, annál intenzívebb viszont az ennek megszokott helyét időben megelőző ízhatás. Némi fűszerezettséget is felfedezni vélhetünk, mely ez esetben a leírás szerint a sáfrány kellene, hogy legyen. Alkoholos jellege idővel egyre inkább előtérbe kerül, így téve még inkább likőrössé az egyébként is desszertszerű főzetet. Megjegyezhető, érdekes jelenség, mindenképpen örömteli dolog egy ilyen üveg felnyitása.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (801) - California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Pours a golden color with a white head. Grape, honey, white wine, pear and floral aroma. Honey, grape, pear, apple, white wine and light floral hop flavors. Medium light body and lively carbonation. Dry honey and grape finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (1083) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle pour light gold. Nose just like unoaked chardonnay. Apple, pear, and wine. Some sweet undertones. Taste similar to nose. Very much like chardonnay. Very light bitter Late palate.


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