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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 beer, 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!

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

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Laura Norek is drinking Midas TouchNice brew! I can taste the moscato resemblance since it has the Muscat grapes

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Kyle & AJ is drinking Midas Touch at cork n kegSo delicious. Gets better every time I have it.

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D Z is drinking Midas Touch

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Michael Stone is drinking Midas Touch at Dogfish Head AlehouseLight & sweet

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Come celebrate Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week as Front Door Tavern and Dogfish Head team up for an amazing afternoon of tasty brews.
Come join us for a 5-course dinner that will be paired with carefully selected beers by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and wines by David Govatos from Regal wines.  
 

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