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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,089 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,089
Reviews: 1,610
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.49%
Wants: 58
Gots: 352 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 09-17-2001)
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goatgoat

Arizona

2.73/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A clear lemon gold. A single finger white frothy head quickly falls to a thin cap then a bare ring. Tons of apparent carbonation. Tiny trails up the sides of my glass, and larger ones popping off the bottom.
Aroma is sweet honey with a slight funky mustiness. Bright citrus and light fruit notes.
Taste is a continuation of the aroma. Somehow it goes from pleasant honey and fruits to a funky bitter finish that coats the back palate with a harsh pithy/medicinal bitterness. Maybe that's the blend of spices, I don't know but it really kills the brew for me. There's alcohol there as well, which is slightly warming and dry but that's not the issue.
Light body with playful carbonation.

A decent brew wrecked by some weird finish. Don't know what's going on but the bottle seems fine every other way.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2009 20:48:01 | More by goatgoat
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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 4,089 ratings.