Golden Monkey | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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Golden MonkeyGolden Monkey

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

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

They say to age this, but I didn't, though there's no date on it.

A - Pale gold, decent lacing

S - Belgiany, boozy

T - Honey, little sour, Belgiany, bubble gummy, noticeably bitter that lasts into the aftertaste

O - Not big on tripels but this was not bad. Not exactly complex, but at least a few things going on. A bomber's worth packs a lovely buzz.

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Pours a nice clear golden color with a bit of a white head. Considerable amount of bubbles in it.

Smell is yeast, citrus fruit, and spice, mainly pepper.

Taste is fruity, bit of orange and lemon. There is also a bit of Belgian yeast funk and a hint of pepper on the finish.

Feel is ok, about average for the style.

Basically an average triple, nothing really stands out, but is still decent. I think it could use a bit more complexity, the funky flavors tend to overwhelm a bit, would like to see more fruit and pepper. Not a bad beer, just not a great one.

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.72 out of 5 based on 5,666 ratings.
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