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RATINGS: 2194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Midas Touch Golden Elixir is a beverage based on the residue found on the drinking vessels in King Midasí 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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3.4
Faathoven (104) - Barcellona P.G., ITALY - DEC 29, 2016
Pours amber with whitish head. Aroma is honey for days, sweet malts and a little spicy. Flavour of honey again, caramel malts, spices (saffron?) and a bit bitter in the end. Could be better in my opinion, with more character. Anyway a pretty one to choose for dessert.

3.5
luttonm (6156) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2016
Bottle in Seattle. White soft ring, rich golden and bright. Fruity rich nose, golden raisin. Seems like a bright, rich tripel more than anything. I like the white grape funk. Creamy, with some spicy alcohol notes. A bit heavy and sweet. Nice, not too subtle. ok spice, some ester.

3.1
katrinaez (1918) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2016
Transferring from old rating system. No tasting notes apparently. I had it a very long time ago...but was not more impressed that an average score.

3.3
EvanFriend (580) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2016
This is certainly an interesting beer. Lots of fruit flavors are evident, though Iím not necessarily sure which ones. There is also a weird spiciness, though not what youíd expect from something Belgian or anything like that. Itís certainly interesting, and I canít say Iíve had anything else like it, but in the end it just isnít that good.

3.3
17Beer (340) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Sour bread and yeast aromas. Pours a rich clear gold with a dense white head of tiny bubbles. Round sweet dried fruit and honey flavors. Good carbonation and a short fizzy finish with yeast notes. Very interesting but the style isnít one that Iíd like to drink a lot of. Super interesting after all.

2.5
ehaak26 (480) - - NOV 12, 2016
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Definitely interesting. Aroma of grape, honey, and some spice. Taste is sweet.

4
swhbh (6) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2016 does not count
Pours gold-orange with thin white head that dissipates, but leaves a ring. Smells sweet, there are aromas of honey and grapes, but it also has some Tripel type aromas to it. Mouthful is medium-full with some carbonation that dulled the more I drank. Tastes malty, sweet with honey, grapes, and spices I canít place. It also has a dry finish. It is a good, interesting beer with qualities of wine, tripels & barley wine all at play.

4.1
partchapol (126) - Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2016
Smell of malt, barley, grape. Well balanced taste, somewhat sweet & sour with malt, white wine, saffron spice. Somewhat tannin and thick. Very good overall.

4
nazbion (302) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - NOV 1, 2016
Pours hazy orange with thin white head. Aroma of honey and grapes, some yellow fruits. Taste is sweet honey, white grapes, malt. Alcohol warms, full bodied, soft carbonation. Really interesting.

3
PhillyCraft (7082) - 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.


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