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White Monkey - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

433 Ratings
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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 19
Gots: 76 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jonada on 03-05-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Belgian inspired Tripel ale, Golden Monkey aged for 3 months in oak white wine bbls.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 433 | Reviews: 88 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dicers
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThomasJ25
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Here is a beer that I thought could end up being a train wreck but it was a good surprise! The white wine barrel aging really tamed the Golden Monkey. Would like to see this in the future.

Photo of BrianQuinn
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ThrewRedButter
4.07/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MenardMa
4.33/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of campfirebrew
3.61/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of silverking
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liquorpig
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eriktheipaman
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stomioka
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of greyghost86
4.37/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of CaptainQ
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Dan269605
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +29.9%

Photo of OrangeMen
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Consumed at 8 months

Appearance- Pours a deep golden color, almost golden orange when held to light, slight haziness. Fairly subdued bubbly white head, one finger thick at best. Moderate lacing on sides of glass.
Aroma- Beautiful white grape must, fruity sweetness. Moderate oak tanin notes, slight creamy aromas as well. Belgian characteristics are quite subdued but present, nice yeasty earthiness, slight spice.
Taste- Sweet white wine grape, some brighter fruits like apples or pears accompany. Oaky earthiness and spice kick in mid palate, finishes with a beautiful vanilla and buttery creaminess, fairly dry.
Feel- Medium to lighter body, fairly dry and crisp. Carbonation much more subdued than the base beer. Certain creaminess and slick feel as well.
Overall- Belgian tripel and white wine barrel sound like a beautiful marriage. The base beer definetly lost a lot of its traditional belgian qualities, but at the same time picked up lots of wonderful new flavors from the barrel. Real enjoyable grape must notes, but also a nice oakiness and creamy vanilla/buttery dry finish, like a nice chardonnay. Overall, very enjoyale to sip

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4.04/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +29.9%

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White Monkey from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.