Golden Monkey | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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84
good
5,642 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:
5,642
Reviews:
1,795
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
15.05%
 
 
Wants:
162
Gots:
1,630
For Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clearish, bright gold colour with a fluffy, white head. Somewhat disappointing head retention.

Bright vinous aroma with some nice citrus notes. Distinctly American take on the Belgian style. Plenty of clove spice. Good.

Sharp citrussy fruit with a light note of sugary malt. Spicy and very light on the palate.

Light body with massive carbonation. Decent but a touch of more body or less carbonation would help this.

A decent Belgian style ale with all the hallmarks of it being brewed by an American brewery. Surprisingly dry.

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Poured into Pint Glass

A-somewhat translucent straw yellow, pretty big head, maybe an inch with lacing throughout the drink

S-Faint aroma of citrus, pretty much all i got from the smell. maybe floral or grassy scents too

T/M-whoa, lots of carbonation in this guy. other than that, liked the somewhat herbal/spicy taste in the beginning and the bitter/bready taste afterward. very drinkable. hard to believe its 9.5%

O-not too shabby, I would not buy too often but will never turn it down if offered

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Golden Monkey from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.72 out of 5 based on 5,642 ratings.
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