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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,063 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,063
Reviews: 1,609
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.49%
Wants: 58
Gots: 341 | 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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scantonio

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

12-13-2012 06:01:50 | More by scantonio
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Willie McBride's in Hoboken, NJ

A: Pours a lightly hazy medium straw yellow in color with some light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some golden yellow highlights. There were light amounts of small visible yeast particles in suspension. The beer has a finger tall dense white head that slowly reduces to a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass.

S: Moderate aromas of pale malts, bananas, and spicy yeast.

T: Moderate flavors of pale malts with some light fruits (white grape, apple, pear) upfront with some slightly stronger notes of banana and spicy/peppery yeast towards the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light to moderate amounts of alcohol heat and dryness in the finish.

O: Not the easiest beer to drink as the alcohol is noticeable but it is a very enjoyable beer and a great example of the style.

Serving type: on-tap

12-13-2012 02:52:13 | More by dbrauneis
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-12-2012 23:00:36 | More by ChrisKuhns
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dbell23

Tennessee

3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Duvel tulip. One finger head that quickly dissipates. Dark golden in color with some lacing. Okay looking beer but I expect more from a Tripel.

Slight Tripel aroma that is farly subdued. Again, I expect more from a tripel. The smell is kind of yeasty, fruity and okay but very subdued.

Taste is pretty good. Starts slightly hoppy with some Belgian undertones. You definitely get a hint of a normal tripel taste in the middle with a kind of hoppy finish. I could be mistaking the finish for hops when it's the alcohol but I'm not sure. It tastes more like a Belgian ipa instead of a tripel and I would market it that way.

Mouthfeel is okay. It starts with good carbonation but doesn't really smooth out like a normal tripel just kind of has less carbonation.

Overall a good beer. I drink it fairly regularly mainly because of price, availability, and abv. Definitely not a normal tripel but still pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 22:48:01 | More by dbell23
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vanillacokaine

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

12-11-2012 05:30:58 | More by vanillacokaine
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thedonliveson


3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

12-11-2012 03:43:03 | More by thedonliveson
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ew1tony


3/5  rDev -18.5%

12-10-2012 18:35:28 | More by ew1tony
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

12-10-2012 00:12:15 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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CMsquared


4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

12-09-2012 20:01:31 | More by CMsquared
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CraftBeerGuild

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.5%

12-09-2012 15:28:54 | More by CraftBeerGuild
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

12-09-2012 14:48:42 | More by Larrydoherty
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pcitycat

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

12-08-2012 19:18:40 | More by pcitycat
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lillitnn92

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

12-08-2012 18:53:09 | More by lillitnn92
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

12-07-2012 21:55:04 | More by tallfellapgh
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -45.7%

12-07-2012 16:08:10 | More by Damian74Shensky
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OCdrummer7271

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

12-07-2012 06:13:27 | More by OCdrummer7271
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tassell1

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

12-07-2012 00:10:19 | More by tassell1
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jucifer1818

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.7%

12-05-2012 21:47:03 | More by jucifer1818
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bcsbeer

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

12-04-2012 05:11:38 | More by bcsbeer
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chippo33

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

12-04-2012 03:48:36 | More by chippo33
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purppy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-03-2012 01:47:21 | More by purppy
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

12-02-2012 20:49:09 | More by salthemonster
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rolive

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-02-2012 20:05:52 | More by rolive
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Blumstein

Spain

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

12-02-2012 05:54:00 | More by Blumstein
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flyersfan900

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-01-2012 21:47:37 | More by flyersfan900
Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 4,063 ratings.