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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

4,500 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 4,500
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 78
Gots: 528 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into an oversized wine glass. Reviewed live. I had reviewed it once but I took a few minutes too long and BA logged me out of my account.

It's an alright beer, grassy and malty with smooth taste and feel. I don't "get" Belgian beers but this wasn't bad. My expectations were low but I was surprised.

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A 12oz bottle with a BB of May 2014. Acquired from a webshop. A Belgian-style beer with spices - that'll be coriander then!

Poured into a Delirium chalice. A bright golden-yellow hue with hazy sediment and prolific carbonation. Produces a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a couple of minutes before reducing to a surface layer. Aroma of sweet, fruity yeast esters with notes of banana, coriander and cloves. A distinct whiff of alcohol in the background.

Tastes of fruity yeast esters with a dry finish. Notes of bananas, coriander, cloves and stewed hops. Slightly sweet. A subtle spicy quality and mild bitterness, followed by a hot alcoholic note upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is full-bodied, dry and tingly. Rather astringent - dries the palate. Aftertaste of fruity yeast esters.

Pretty good; a solid take on a Belgian tripel. The yeast and spice notes are spot on. The only downside is the unbalanced flavour - the alcohol is excessive and isn't integrated to the degree that it should be. However, it's still an impressive effort. Worth trying.

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 4,500 ratings.