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Golden Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,344 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 4,344
Reviews: 1,620
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 69
Gots: 471 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Great triple, tipple not my usual not my usual. an unusual but still vary very good.

45nDown, Sep 04, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -6.8%

Lovethemhopps, Sep 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Very tasty and cheap Belgian Style Triple. It's no where near the level of a Trappist Ale, but it's very good and strong for the $1.40 I can get it for at World Market during their 30% off Build Your Own Six-Pack sale.

Shadar, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

ralphw56, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.44/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Tal1962, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

truska, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

coz, Sep 02, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +10.6%

LJMaday, Sep 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

jefftuck47, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

malfunxion, Sep 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

brianjay, Sep 01, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -1.4%

cfadams17, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

whojim, Aug 31, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -13.3%

JayCheG, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.52/5  rDev -4.6%

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Photo of leantom
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

The golden monkey. Have heard mixed things about it. Here goes:

A: Very uninspiring. Pours a clear yellow (far clearer than most tripels - was this not bottle-conditioned or something) with a medium-sized head that disappears immediately. Little lacing, especially for a tripel. Not good. 2/5

S: Smell makes up for the appearance somewhat. Clove, banana, white pepper, various spices (extremely spicy beer), etc. However, the bready smell is somewhat lacking. I'm beginning to think that the beer is not bottle-conditioned despite being a tripel. 3.5/5.0

T: Taste is OK, but come on, Allagash, Unibroue and Weyerbacher all make much better tripels. No breadiness, but has banana, candied sugar, clove, coriander and an array of spices. Good on the spices, bad on the breadiness. Really should do a better job bottle-conditioning this beer. 3.25/5.00

M: Just OK. Again, lack of breadiness makes this tripel lacking. 3.5/5.0

O: Just meh. Really disappointing for its style. 3.25/5.00

leantom, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Boone757, Aug 30, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

JoeMele, Aug 30, 2014
Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 4,344 ratings.