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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,463 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,463
Reviews: 1,632
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 77
Gots: 514 | 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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3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Clear copper. Thick two finger head that sticks around for a while. Lots of tiny bubbles and a good amount of sediment floating around. Good amount of lacing. Looks tasty enough but a little too clear for the style (in my humble opinion)

Aroma: Very sweet smelling. Fruity esters. Sugary toasted caramel. Herbal notes take a backseat here - very faint but hops are detectable. Cloves become more apparent as it warms. Smells inviting

Taste: Surprisingly not as much going on as I would have liked. Biscuity up front. Some toastiness. Banana and clove towards the finish. Alcohol is apparent but not overbearing. A little disappointing. Hop bitterness comes out a little more as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Very carbonated. Pretty smooth. Creamy at times, watery at others. Medium bodied.

Overall: I remember liking this beer a lot more the last time I had it. Maybe got a bad bottle or tastes have changed. By no means bad just not great

MistahBeah, May 15, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I found this at a small local market with a nice craft beer selection in Lowell, a little pricey at $14/six pack but the quality has had me come back and buy it at least 8 times since I first tried it. It's a spice-laden ale with some nice mouth feel that hides it's fairly high ABV well--great for sipping at the end of a hectic day and feeling it slowly unravel your overtaxed mind.

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 4,463 ratings.