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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,261 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,261
Reviews: 1,615
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 68
Gots: 426 | 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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alysmith4

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

03-21-2013 18:29:51 | More by alysmith4
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -45.8%

03-20-2013 23:54:37 | More by BGsWo22
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-20-2013 19:55:33 | More by HamGlade10
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Cavalieri

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +22%

03-19-2013 21:27:14 | More by Cavalieri
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Turing

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-19-2013 19:21:28 | More by Turing
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Herky21

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-19-2013 17:19:52 | More by Herky21
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brheuer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-17-2013 23:19:14 | More by brheuer
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jopezu

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

03-17-2013 23:15:37 | More by jopezu
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Bladezone

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-17-2013 01:35:28 | More by Bladezone
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Madisonian

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-16-2013 22:20:47 | More by Madisonian
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ifixufly

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

03-15-2013 22:48:34 | More by ifixufly
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keenanite21

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-15-2013 21:55:33 | More by keenanite21
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wigglesworth

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

03-15-2013 13:30:10 | More by wigglesworth
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ThatguyJoefromBoston

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -66.1%

03-14-2013 23:53:02 | More by ThatguyJoefromBoston
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Waypoint

New York

2.25/5  rDev -39%

03-14-2013 17:01:10 | More by Waypoint
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wmobley

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-13-2013 20:16:12 | More by wmobley
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jhutch31

California

4.01/5  rDev +8.7%

Had a friend hand me a bottle of this at a social gathering last week. I didn't have any way to take down some tasting notes so I don't have much to add other than I really liked the beer. Definately a strong belgian ale. If you like these types of beers, I suggest you try this one. Complex flavors that work together to make good beer.

03-13-2013 15:55:55 | More by jhutch31
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firstlighthiker

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-12-2013 22:41:51 | More by firstlighthiker
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wil19b85

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-12-2013 22:06:37 | More by wil19b85
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mt24turner

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Look- nice clarity with some particulates floating around, decent amount of head from the carbonation, but it dissipates quickly. leaves a little ring of lace.

Smell- spicy phenols, and fruity esters, smells like clove, tiny hint of banana, peppery spice and some caramel maltyness.

Taste- crisp and fruity to start and then comes heavy with the spice and phenolics, i get a little bubble gum and aspirin taste which im not partial to. finishes with some lingering spice and caramel. no alcohol presence in the flavor

Mouthfeel- carbonation is full and sharp, drinks like a much weaker abv

Overall- i like this beer, but it would not be my first choice for a tripel. the aspirin/bubble gum notes threw me off this one, besides that its a respectable brew.

03-12-2013 17:06:45 | More by mt24turner
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Woodee

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

03-12-2013 13:35:04 | More by Woodee
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ac22rush

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-12-2013 05:08:38 | More by ac22rush
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jmutoml757

Virginia

3.21/5  rDev -13%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
A- hazy golden color, 2 finger head that dissipated quickly leaving heavy lacing all around the glass.
S- definitely has a peppery scent; there is also a slight floral note and a heavy yeast aroma. toward the end of the bottle there is a citrus hint as well.
T- the pepper/spices definitely come through as well as the malt or yeast. as the bottle comes to an end there is a heavier alcohol note.
M- the malt coats your tongue and the alcohol lingers long after the beer is gone.
O- The variety of flavors and spices that sit on your tongue make this beer fun to try; however, this beer is too malty/yeasty to be all-occasion choice. In addition, the high ABV makes it one with which you have to be careful!

03-12-2013 00:27:54 | More by jmutoml757
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-11-2013 04:41:47 | More by spycow
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

03-11-2013 03:04:57 | More by JeffSuttonTX
Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 4,261 ratings.