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Victory Sticke’y Monkey

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Victory Sticke’y Monkey
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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Dusseldorf altbier pubs have a customer of releasing secret treats for their local loyalists that are dubbed ’sticke’ beers. Well, we have a secret to share, in that same tradition... Behold, our beloved Golden Monkey, fermented with brettanomyces yeast for over 9 months!


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
egajdzis (5312) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2010
Hazy golden color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, vanilla, brett, spices, toast, toffee, and light alcohol. Taste of citrus, spices, brett, light oxidation, with some sweetness, but finishing dry, with light alcohol

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2011
Growler shared thanks to John. Poured a medium and clear golden color with a small sized head. Aromas of nice brett, leathery, manure, barnyard, with some spices and fruitiness. Tastes of brett, leather, light spices and fruitiness. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4473) - Milton, Delaware, USA - DEC 26, 2010
Growler shared thanks to Axilla. Pours a hazy golden with a medium bubbly white head. Aroma was bretty, barnyard, funky notes, perfume, a little plastic, tropical fruits and citrusy notes. Flavor was bretty and funky, barnyard character, brett dried out the noramlly sweet monkey.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2564) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2010
Growler poured at Greg’s in Lancaster, thank you gentleman. Unfortunately it was completely flat, hence the low palate rating, but still SUPER delicious. It poured a deep lemon color, lightly clouded. The aroma is the awesome sweet and wild funk you get from the Brett, I love it. The flavor of the wild yeast is dominant, but without the infected bite, it settles very smoothly on the palate. The Brett tamed the spiciness and still let the sweetness come through in a welcoming way on top of an excellent, however non-carbonated, medium to thick body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5002) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Gold yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. Brett, corn syrup, paper, and a tartness. Bretty, sweet caramel, paper, and the sour tartness. Medium light bodied beer with good carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (2504) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Growler from RBSG. Thanks to whoever brought it. Pours a clear golden color with no head. Aroma is of some funky barnyard and banana with light alcohol. Taste is light fruity yeast, spices, funky barnyard-ish brett, apples and some banana. Liked what the brett did to this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Big fruity brett nose, tropical fruits, some honey, and pears. Taste is moderately sweet, lightly tart, light berry, some peach, light pineapple, and a touch of cotton candy. Light pepper on the finish. The brett really types the line of fruity and nail polish remover.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (3256) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2014
(backlog) RBSG ’11 GT Bottle. Light golden pour with white head. Brett, malt, light tart and dry aromas. Flavors are wild, malty and hints of tart, but no real funk here.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Doodler (312) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 29, 2011
Capped hand bottle - poured a flat yellow. slightly cloudy with minimal head. citrus nose and some funkiness. Glad to try, but the sweetness overlaid on the sour brett flavors makes this one a bit complicated for me to enjoy. Smooth finish with a lingering lemon zest and sourness..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2011
growler @RBSG-pours no head and yellow color. Aroma is musty/sweet-lgiht/medium malt, yeast. Taste is honey/musty/sweet-light/medium malt, spice hops, yeast.


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