Golden Monkey | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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84
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5,668 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
Ratings:
5,668
Reviews:
1,802
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
15.05%
 
 
Wants:
163
Gots:
1,651
For Trade:
8
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%
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 +7.5%
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 +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Very tasteful for abv. A little thick.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%
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 +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- A slightly hazy yellow liquid with a few floaters. The white head is thin but fairly creamy looking.

S- Some cooked vegetables, funk, honey, and chamomile. Rather enjoyable.

T- Sweet honey, chamomile, and vegetables. Efficient and clean.

M- Clean and smooth with a very dry aftertaste.

D- A tasty beer that drinks better than most 9.5% ABV beers. A unique taste on the style.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.72 out of 5 based on 5,668 ratings.
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