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RATINGS: 2164   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (15593) - Dublin, California, USA - DEC 12, 2010
A: The pour is a clear dark golden color with a thin white head. S: Intensely sweet like corn syrup and honey. The grapes provide additional sweetness that probably isn’t really necessary. Floral and slightly spicy provide some opposition to the intense sugary character. T: Lots of sweet white grape flavor, apple juice, corn syrup and honey. There is actually a bit of caramel/malt character on the palate, too. A light floral note and just a hint of spice. M: The body is medium with a low to moderate level of carbonation. D: Despite the intense sweetness, it didn’t become cloying or overbearing, which is sort of rare for a Dogfish Head beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (15436) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2014
Dunkel goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, fruchtig, Safran. Geschmack bitter fruchtig, malzig, Gewürze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15433) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle @ Borefts - Opening Dutch Bottles Over The Sink, Tasting 2014. Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Dusty malty nose and flavor. Caramel, fruit, bread and alcohol. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15277) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2001
Light bronze; sweet and spicy. Herbal, winey, sharply dry finish; caramelly malt; alcohol flavours. Tastes good, but I doubt I could drink too much at any one time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (15170) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle, 9% at BBF13. Almost clear golden colour. Small white head. The flavour starts off very sweet, has a citric note, perhaps from the grapes? Rather alcoholic, but has a semi-round finish. OK, but much too strong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15096) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2008
Bottle at Fælled Parken - Pinse Karneval - shared with Mette. Clear orange/amber - white head. High high sweetness, apples, fruity, spicy, barley, honey, syrup, cactus, strange mix. High carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (14808) - DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, honey, plum, yeast and spices. Flavour is malt, medium sweet, honey, hops, spices with notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (14585) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Interesting ale. Lots of honey, grapes, wine, yeast and resin in nose and mouth. Rated 5/16/04

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (13969) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2007
Bottle. Dark golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, spices, alcohol. Flavour is sweet, spices, malt, hop, alcohol. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (13825) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 5, 2007
Packaged in "1". I’ve had the bottle for at least three years. Aroma of wine and dark fruits. Hazy golden apricot color, with no head. Starts a bit sweet, a little sour hits the back of the mouth, then some biscuity sweetness comes back. Maybe a little raisin. Decent mouthfeel. The sour plays up again, it goes away, some sort of breadiness, then the dryness alternates with that light sweetness. The alcohol is noticeable. This is something that could easily come from the Belgians. But from the Phrygians? What would they have used for yeast? What fell out of the air? If the stones could speak.

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