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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

4,885 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,885
Reviews: 1,704
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 111
Gots: 867 | FT: 4
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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Ratings: 4,885 | Reviews: 1,704
Photo of JasW
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad effort by a brewery far better known for its stellar pilsner than Belgian style ales. Gorgeous golden color and a rapidly dissipating bright white one finger head. Yeast wafts from the pour. There is a dusty, musty yeast undertone that is not unpleasant, but might put some off. The mouthfeel is also noticeably unlively for the style. The high concentration of booze is virtually unnoticeable. In the end, it's a decent attempt, and one that I would enjoy drinking get again, but there are many superior offerings in this style elsewhere. La Fin du Monde and Long Strange Tripel come immediately to mind.

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

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

Photo of RajMahal
3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RobAM
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Powerful so watch out. Drink carefully

Photo of DuffDaddy
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Photo of Csikic93
3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTLDOG
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Solid tripel, crisp and balanced. Nice golden color and thick white head. Grape on the nose, yeasty. Good mouthfeel, nice carbonation, refreshing. the 9.5abv well covered. I enjoyed this overall.

Photo of dfhhead25
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Syncro-Vox
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JustinPStewart
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tgraymartin
3.72/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kevin_L
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Miket13
2.99/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ncarter5889
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeC144
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeff_ODell
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the best beers I've had.

Photo of JDAGZ84
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WunderLlama
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear golden yellow

Reminds me of a cross between an ale , hefeweizen and Belgian

Good beer

Photo of Ian_Lindemuth
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of chris657
4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JRod1965
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThomasJ25
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had a 1/6 of this at a birthday party a few years back. Amazing but forgot to warn people of the abv. Things got a little crazy that night. So drinkable and delicious!

Photo of bushwack
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I like a good triple and I was excited to try this.

One word, disappointed. Some more words, I paid $13 for a 6pk of the Golden Monkey and that's where my grind comes in. At that price I was expecting some kind of golden enlightenment but all I got was wallet lightened.

There are better, cheaper triples out there, go find em'.

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 4,885 ratings.