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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

4,837 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,837
Reviews: 1,687
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 105
Gots: 814 | 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:
Beer added by: purplehops on 09-17-2001

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Photo of Randolph96
2.48/5  rDev -33%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I generally like Victory brews. This one I did not. I felt the color was not appealing, the mouth feel watery and taste of bitterness did not sit well with me. I am not sure what it is but the bitter after taste over powered the experience of this brew for me.

Photo of Ken_P
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of badgustav
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

There is a strong banana aroma and flavor, not surprising Ina Tripel. The spices that were added are rather overwhelmed. Mouthfeel is nice, not as thick as expected.

Photo of willardt09
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of patrick68L
4.04/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vultr_of_cultr
3.04/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of matthew_litteral
4.62/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

So good, love the spicy after taste.

Photo of twofacedmonster
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Myotus
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours with a small white head. Is golden in color and very murky. Has a sweet ale aroma with a hint of spice. Has a mild cirtus flavor that balances well with the added spices.

Photo of Epetrena
3.34/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Trombone69
2.45/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

I had to give this a second chance. I still found it challenging to consume. Maybe good for you, but not for me.

Photo of TapDat
4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A basic Tripel that packs a punch. My favorite thing about it is that I can find Victorys Golden Monkey just about anywhere which makes it my go to Tripel.

Photo of BigJdizzle
3.19/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on draft. Pleasant Banana Notes. Not a fan of the finish, crappy alcohol taste.

Photo of Drifter1
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scottspencer
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mattias
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dawardster
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kkmiller76
3.33/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keystone
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Joshua_Smith
4.36/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beerparrot
3.26/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zero_signal
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of classixIII
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tripels are my favorite and this is right up there with the better US versions. Fruits, herbs and a bit of sweetness completely hide the 9.5 ABV.

Photo of kotzbauerm
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mdez
3.29/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 4,837 ratings.