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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

4,886 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,886
Reviews: 1,704
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 111
Gots: 869 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: purplehops on 09-17-2001

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottled served in a chalice.

pours a cloudy, sort of a dull golden amber tone while yielding a 3/4" head that lapses fairly quickly, leaving behind a few patches of lace.

nose offers notes of banana, candi sugar, and spice. a hint of honey in the background.

flavor opens with the banana, followed quickly by the spice notes (clove and i get a little coriander) and some herbal qualities to it. some booze shows itself. medium-bodied on the palate with average cabonation.

golden monkey was one of those beers i cut my teeth on back when i was first getting into craft but now consider to be not as great as i once did. it's decent enough brew, just not an upper eschelon tripel.

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 4,886 ratings.