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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

4,890 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,890
Reviews: 1,705
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 111
Gots: 873 | 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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Ratings: 4,890 | Reviews: 1,705
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3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ZBowden
4.17/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden orange with a small white head, smells yeasty and biscuity with spicy hops, tastes yeasty with warm maltiness smooth easy hops on the end, creamy mouthfeel with a smooth finish.

Photo of Lurkerson
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmpqse
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HoppyBastard2
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NadsBrewing
3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of apzehnder
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattersmike90
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BT25
4.34/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This beer does not get nearly enough credit for the tripel ale that it is. So many people buy this beer expecting another classic 'Victory' production (hoppy, seedy, earthy, etc) but this is so different and magnificent. Packs a really enjoyable smooth taste.

Photo of Minuteman
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukasbane
4.41/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Amazing. Good carbonation, a sour aftertaste, definetly golden look. Sometimes you can taste an alcahol aftertaste is the only downside, but with a 9.5% its good

Photo of Docrock
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheDogHouse
3.46/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Streven
5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Reminds me of home / Family

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

First sip at Union Cattle Hermosa Beach fall 2011 with Guillermo.

Photo of Abstraction21
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Aaryah
3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Photo of citruscane
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BillCheck
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seantoal
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Just tried the golden monkey from victory and while I haven't had a lot of experiences with tripels I must say I was overall impressed.
C: Golden straw color, close to what you would expect put of a tripel
B: Medium body not too highly carbonated
T: Light citrus undertones with a slight dankness from the alcohol but very well hidden considering the ABV. Boozy numbness felt in the throat after the first couple sips but after 2 or 3 of these they definitely go a little more unnoticed
M: Mouthfeel is not very crisp but some noticeable carbonation. Does leave a slight "coating" of the tongue but not bad thing. A little on the thicker side of medium

Overall I would buy this beer again if I was seeking something with high alcohol and a little different from my normal ipa or porter/stout mood. Will definitely leave you warm and loose after a few of these

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4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Five 50 bar in Las Vegas, NV

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3.57/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lemke412
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Draft - NJ - Stirling Hotel

Photo of Greels
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 4,890 ratings.