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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,393 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,393
Reviews: 1,626
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 72
Gots: 487 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

tastesogood, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Tschnab, Feb 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

gmcsierra91, Apr 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

kmckinnon87, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of Rhynes2
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a nice hazy straw color. Dense and light colored head with great retention. Smell gives a hint to the spices used. The taste is citrusy with nice spice notes to help balance it out. for a beer thats 9.5 percent the beer doesn't let the alcohol dominate the flavor. It's pretty good considering the style but not something i'd buy on my own again

Rhynes2, Dec 05, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

bigpoppa67, Jul 16, 2013
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robbrandes, Jan 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

glock267, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of stinkydaddy
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a – clove. spicy. little hop presence. some malt. boozy.

a – golden with thin white head that dissipates quickly. no haze.

f – clove and pepper. reads bitter.

m – medium body. under carbonated. astringency.

o – decent triple. better carbonation and reduction of astringency would improve this beer.

stinkydaddy, Aug 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

hayesjw, Jun 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

belm001, Jul 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

jspaner, Saturday at 05:24 AM
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Sinewave, Jan 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

BrandonOakes, Sep 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

hogansct, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of Xadoor
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Victory Brewing is a relatively new but great addition to the Texas market. I hadn't had a tripel in a while, so it was a nice change of pace. It poured a slightly cloudy golden yellow from the bottle with only a slight head that disappears quickly. Aroma is light, but a little fruity and sweet. Some lemon, banana and spices detectable in the flavour. The higher alcohol content is only slightly noticeable. A good drinkable beer, but I've had better tripels.

Xadoor, Aug 12, 2005
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Davit, Apr 20, 2012
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ChrisSaysBeer, Nov 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

sanitarium16, Jul 12, 2014
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afsdan, Apr 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

mattreitz49, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of Tilley4
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Finally getting around to trying this one after seeing it forever...

Pours quite cloudy and light golden with a small thing fizzy head.... Nothing spectacular...

Aromas are spicy and yeasty with a slight lemon peel hint to it... I detect the spices here and hope they show up in the taste...

Lots of spiciness here... Slightly boozy with a lemony citrusy finish... The spices almost detract from the flavor profile... A little overdone in my opinion...

Not my favorite from Victory... A decent beer to drink but there are better tripels out there...

Tilley4, Jun 04, 2011
Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 4,393 ratings.