Golden Monkey | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BA SCORE
57%
Liked This Beer
3.71 w/ 5,686 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A magical, mystical Monkey whose golden sole glows with the wisdom of the ages. This radiant ale is rich in the spirited tradition of Belgian-inspired brewing. Our Golden Monkey is both playfully delightful and profoundly satisfying. Exotic spice from the East rounds out this global journey to joy. Get on board. This Monkey's bound for glory!

Added by purplehops on 09-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,136
Reviews:
1,806
Ratings:
5,686
Liked:
3,239
Avg:
3.71/5
pDev:
15.09%
Alströms:
3.38
 
 
Wants:
166
Gots:
1,659
Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, dated best by Feb 2013, so it's 8 months old.

color is a hazy orangish straw color. nice bright white head. decent lacing.
smell is out of wheat, with herbal spice aroma. tastes is again wheaty, with big yeast flavor. same spices are in the taste, but can't quite identify, but tasty.

crisp mouthfeel, higher carbonation. clean. it's got high drinkabibilty for it's strength.

gonna throw a couple in the cellar and see about that "best by" date.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of MadCat
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Pours a nice golden color with a good white head that leaves lacing

Smell: Floral, bready, yeasty, hints of caramel

Taste: Nice spice and floral hops, spicy yeast flavors, some bread and caramel malts

Feel: Medium body, full carbonation, finishes semi-dry

Overall: Very good, not sure why it seems to be a love it or hate it beer

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4/5  rDev +7.8%
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.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Very tasteful for abv. A little thick.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opaque straw/yellow color pours a good head that diminishes as the beer is drained from the glass. Flowery aroma with a subtle hint of alcohol. Smooth and creamy body with a faint alcohol yeast taste. Finishes ok as it only starts ok. Next to Lunacy this one blows.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 57% out of 100 with 5,686 ratings
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