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Golden Monkey | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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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:
#26,286
Reviews:
1,807
Ratings:
5,711
pDev:
15.05%
Bros Score:
3.38
 
 
Wants:
165
Gots:
1,685
Trade:
8
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3.28/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.54/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tim5085
3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light amber
Aroma: Banana and Clove.
Taste: Banana, clove, and alcohol alcohol.
Overall: Very high alcohol, and I can taste and feel it. Not bad, but not to be searched out.

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2.77/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ehhhh

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Photo of pubscout
4.46/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I haven’t had this superb tripel in many months, and I almost forgot how good it is. The Belgian yeast, a good malt backbone and special spices combine to produce an initially sweet taste, But the finish is beautifully dry. This is a great warming beer ( which actually gets better as it warms), designed to be savored rather than slammed as the chilly nights begin to appear with regularity. At 9.5%, it commands serious respect, but if you’re home with the fireplace blazing, there’s nothing wrong with a second— or even a third.

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3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mkrobinson
4.69/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A very heavily spiced beer.

Pours a good honey color. Bit of a banana flavor. Truly unique, although I haven't tried many Belgium triples

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3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.82/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Looked amazing and with a name like that it must be good luck or something. Happy Birthday to me!

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4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Switz160
4.83/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeff_El_Jefe
3.48/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours dark orange. quite bitter with really strong spices. not your traditional tasting tripel

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Photo of Lampro
3.49/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty good, a bit on the estery/spicy side, but would look for this one again. An interesting beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 5,711 ratings
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