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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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4,685 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,685
Reviews: 1,650
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 86
Gots: 631 | FT: 2
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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3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a deep, impermeable golden color with a vibrant white head that dissipates quickly. Foam leaves little to no lacing on the sides of the glass.

S-Dark fruits (dates, figs, bananas), a bit of a cheesy yeast type smell typically more pronounced in wits, and a lot of spice.

T-A spice bomb. The flavors noted in the nose are washed out by spices on the palate. Finishes with that funky belgian yeast flavor. Alcohol isn't present at all.

MF- Crisp, light bodied, dry finish. Over-carbonated as well.

O-Mediocre. The nose is pleasant, but everything else disappoints.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very large, just off-white head with very good retention that becomes rocky as it recedes. Leaves a lot of impressive lacing. Beer is a golden peach color with a good deal of floaters and active carbonation. Smells of banana, yeast, and spices (coriander, can't pinpoint the rest).

Taste starts with a slightly grainy yeastiness, then moves on the banana, with a boozy, spicy, bready finish. Booze goes away quickly in the aftertaste and leaves yeasty bread, banana, and a bit of coriander, pepper, and clove lingering. Mouthfeel is light with high carbonation.

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 4,685 ratings.