Golden Monkey | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Golden MonkeyGolden Monkey
BA SCORE
3.71/5
5,697 Ratings
Golden MonkeyGolden Monkey
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:
#26,990
Reviews:
1,806
Ratings:
5,697
pDev:
15.09%
Bros Score:
3.38
 
 
Wants:
164
Gots:
1,670
Trade:
8
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4.4/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I found this at a small local market with a nice craft beer selection in Lowell, a little pricey at $14/six pack but the quality has had me come back and buy it at least 8 times since I first tried it. It's a spice-laden ale with some nice mouth feel that hides it's fairly high ABV well--great for sipping at the end of a hectic day and feeling it slowly unravel your overtaxed mind.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.51/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Yellow and clear with a half finger head and pretty good lace. Normally I'd expect more head on a tripel, but it ain't bad looking.

Cloves and yeast dominate the smell, along with a little banana.

Flavor is very banana and clove, with a good portion of Belgian yeast. It's very sweet and has a bit of fruitiness too.

Body is medium and less carbonated than I'd expect from the style. It leaves a sweet and yeasty aftertaste.

I don't think it's on the short list of tripels for me, but it's still a pretty good beer.

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 5,697 ratings
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