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Midas Touch

 
ABV: 
9.0
IBU: 
12
Availability: 
Year Round
Original Release Date: 
03/1999
On Tap At Tasting Room: 
At the Milton Tasting Room
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

This was the first beer in our Ancient Ales series.

This sweet yet dry beer is made with ingredients found in 2,700-year-old drinking vessels from the tomb of King Midas. Somewhere between wine and mead, Midas will please the chardonnay and beer drinker alike.

For years, Dogfish Head has worked with biomolecular archaeologist Dr. Patrick McGovern to bring Ancient Ales to life. For more on Midas Touch and the experience of Penn Museum excavators as they uncovered the tomb of the legendary King Midas, read this essay from Dr. Pat.

We currently send Midas Touch to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

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Tasting Notes: 
Honey, saffron, papaya, melon, biscuity, succulent
Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Pan-Asian dishes, risotto, curries, baked fish and chicken
Glassware Recommendation: 
White Wine
Wine Comparable: 
Sauterne Champagne

Beer Activity

Jason Passons is drinking Midas TouchSeems like a light beer with some tartness from the muscat grapes then it surprises you with some alcohol heat.

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George Wangersky is drinking Midas TouchSomething ain't right with this. Down de drain.

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Chris Snyder is drinking Midas TouchNot sure...it's like slightly carbonated grape juice with a kick

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Zanno is drinking Midas Touch

1 day 4 hours

Mike Kamer is drinking Midas TouchNearly interject but a touch too sweet.

1 day 6 hours
Come out for happy hour to Bistro 19!  Wendy from the brewery will be on hand to talk about all things Dogfish!  So bring your Off-Centered self in for a brew or two! 
This year during the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival
 

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