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RATINGS: 2176   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 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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (16449) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2006
Bottled. Dark honey color, small white head. Malty, ryeish aroma. Very sweet, cream liquer with rye and alcohol. Very soft liquerish-like aftertaste. Hints of honey. This is like mead by flavor. High ABV is not much present.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16249) - 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 isnt 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 didnt become cloying or overbearing, which is sort of rare for a Dogfish Head beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (16128) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (16042) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15737) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (15458) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Interesting ale. Lots of honey, grapes, wine, yeast and resin in nose and mouth. Rated 5/16/04

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (15439) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 20, 2009
12oz bottle, pours a cloudy golden with a medium white head. Aroma is honey and citrus. Flavour is honey, prunes, grapes, with an alcohol finish. Great ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (15379) - Snderborg, 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2008
Bottle at Flled 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (14680) - 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.


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