RATINGS: 2192   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 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jonbarleycorn (2) - Delaware, USA - MAY 14, 2005 does not count
I dont like this beer at all, I brewed some myself and tasted just the same. Way too sweet with the alcohol makes it taste like a really cheap wine. yuck! for me but you may like that kind of thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
heemer77 (5351) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAY 14, 2005
Light gold with no head. The aroma is honey and Golden Delicious apples with some Cabernet wine. The taste is white grapes with some slight nutmeg and apple cobbler. A sweet brew that goes down easy. However, I find the price to be off putting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - MAY 8, 2005
Pours orange golden and a tall off-white head. Sweet and sour fruit aroma, quite tart with tones of flower and toffee. Tart fruit flavor, notes of citrus and orange. Grass and nutmeg tones also. Biding on the tongue and quite speciel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 30, 2005
Cloudy yellow with a white head that diminished quickly. Aroma: white grapes, white wine, and honey. Interesting flavor for a beer: white grapes at first, then the honey hits you in the middle, and it then quickly switches back to white grape with a buttery finish. Mouthfeel was slightly oily.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2005
Bottle. Clear yellow. Foamy white lasting head. Lots of tniy fizzy bubbles. The aroma has fruit and honey, yeast. A Beer-wine-mead. This was drinkable, but at the end the alcohol came foward.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
billk (353) - Coeur dAlene, Idaho, USA - APR 28, 2005
UPDATED: APR 29, 2005 bottle 12 oz. Clear gold color. Low carbonation. Very poor head that dissapated quickly, little lace. Aroma is medicinal w honey, some yeast, & touch of alcohol. Flavor is Belgian yeast, rather sharp & tart but with a somewhat sweet finish. There is a noticable white grapes flavor & also honey. Sipping this was OK but I like the malty/hoppy thing better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3669) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 22, 2005
12 oz bottle-pours slightly hazy orange hue with a nice sudsy white head. lots of carbonation going on here. white grapes, plums and other fruits in the aroma with touches of spice. Really sweet flavors with some white wine character, plums, grain malt husks, surup and honey. tastes like this beer has some age on it, but its not detracting. that may have mellowed out the sweetness a little. alcohol is well hidden and only makes a presence in your belly. still has that characteristic dfh malt bill and sweetness. pretty unique but not something i would seek out again. thanks for the free bottle whaleman!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pailhead (6539) - Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2005
Bottle: Sweet aroma with lots of honey. Definite mead characteristics in the aroma with a touch of hops. Pours a transparent gold with a quickly diminishing white head. Lots of honey up front with a sweet grape, apple, and honey finish. Slightly vinuous. Barely a hop presence in the finish. As it warms alcohol becomes noticeable. A little too much on the sweet side for me and definitely something a couldnt drink a lot of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 10, 2005
750 mL bottle, snifter. Tall, creamy, off-white head sits on a medium, hazy, amber-orange hued beer. Mead-like honey aroma which blends nicely with the muscat grapes. Theres some...cookie?...in the aroma as well. Herbal and spicy as well. Sweet fruits. Odd and confusing, but pleasant. Heavily sweet, moderately acidic flavor becomes a moderately sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter, somewhat dry finish. Medium body, viscous/sticky texture, lively carbonation. The bottom line is: strange at first, but it got its groove going after the first glass. Definitely tastes more like a wine or mead than a beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a lightly hazy amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of sour grapes and honey. Flavor of malt, caramel, and lots of alcohol.

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