Good Monkey | Yakima Craft Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Yakima Craft Brewing Co.
Washington, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.74%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by tiffanya on 02-07-2010

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by froghop:
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3.04/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

pours a clear yellow-orange with a thin white head, no carbonation, and no lacing.

smell is of malt, fruit, yeast, and a sweetness in the back.

taste is on the flat side, fruit, nuts, malt, and a little banana, ends flat, and a little dry.

overall a okay beer, needs some carbonation to liven it up.

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of tiffanya
3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

22oz bomber from 99 Bottles in Federal Way, Wash.

First released in March 2009; this bottle is part of the December 2009 release.

Good Monkey is a Belgian-style golden ale. Big ripe banana flavor, with hints of spices. Nicely warming on a chilly spring eve.

A great deal at just over $5/bomber.

32 IBUs

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Photo of beefandbean22
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of stript
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of barleywinefiend
4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a nice golden orange color with good carbonation and a small white head. Plenty of bubbles too.

S: Candy, banana, booze, spice

T: Belgian yeast, ripe banana, spice, booze with sweet candy

M: Finishes dry, sting of booze and plenty of yeast, sugary sweet.

D: Nice, but wow, pretty hard hitting on the booze.

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Photo of jdense
3.02/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22 oz. bottle from West Richland Beer and Wine, poured into the workhorse Piraat tulip, 3.6.10.

One finger light white head, almost instantaneous dissipation, no lacing at all. Mango orange clear body, a few small trails of carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass. The nose features a curacaoish orange citrusy initial hit, but the caradamon/pepper notes are overwhelmed by the cloyingly sweet body. Overall the taste is very sweet. no noticeable bitterness, the hops are obscured by the sweetness. Decent carbonation mouthfeel with a pretty dry finish, close to style. A bit high in ABV for style to want to drink more than one. Overall, too much sweetish bubblegum, not enough balance. Pass.

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Good Monkey from Yakima Craft Brewing Co.
3.59 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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