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Midas Wins Bronze At 2008 World Beer Cup

 
04.21.2008

April 19, 2008, San Diego, CA

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery's Midas Touch Golden Elixir  was awarded a bronze medal in the Brewers Association's 2008 World Beer Cup!

The global beer competition

April 19, 2008, San Diego, CA

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery's Midas Touch Golden Elixir  was awarded a bronze medal in the Brewers Association's 2008 World Beer Cup!

The global beer competition brings together 129 judges from 22 countried to evaluate more than 2,930 beers from 646 breweries in 58 countrues. Dogfish's Midas Touch was awarded the bronze medal in the Specialty Honey Ale/Lager category.

At right is a photo of Dogfish Head Brewmaster Andy Tveekrem accepting the Bronze Medal award from Brewers Association President Charlie Papazian at the World Beer Cup Dinner in San Diego, California.

In addition to the honor, Dogfish's Midas Touch was also one of just six beers selected to be served with the World Beer Cup dinner at the April 19th event. Midas Touch Golden Elixir was served with an excellent scallop ceviche.

"Our Midas Touch is such a fantastic food pairing beer," explains Dogfish Head founder and President Sam Calagione, "made with honey and saffron, the beer has a succulent flavor that melds well with Pan-Asian dishes, curries and chicken."

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