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Golden Monkey Beer Calories

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Lydia Stephens began writing professionally in 2009. She has written online for Nile Guides, SheKnows.com and various other websites and has been published in "Stringing Magazine" and "Xiamen Wave." Stephens played competitive soccer for 19 years, has been weight lifting since 2007 and enjoys running, biking and sailing. She has a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Texas.
Golden Monkey Beer Calories
Victory Brewing's Golden Monkey has a rich clove flavor. Photo Credit J Shepherd/Photodisc/Getty Images

Golden Monkey, produced by the Victory Brewing Company in Victory, Pennsylvania, is a Belgian-style ale boasting rich malt and clove flavors. The medium-bodied ale is available either bottled or on draft throughout the year.

Nutrition

A 12-oz. serving of Golden Monkey ale contains 274 calories, 21.9 g of carbohydrates and 1 g of protein. Ninety-six percent of the calories in Golden Monkey come from carbohydrates with the remainder coming from protein. Golden Monkey ale has no fat content.

Significance

Most beers, including Golden Monkey, are considered energy dense, meaning they contain a large number of calories by volume. The 21.9 g of carbohydrates consist entirely of sugars, with the beer offering little nutritional value. Golden Monkey ale has no dietary fiber.

Warning

Consuming more calories than your body can burn will cause weight gain. If you choose to drink Golden Monkey, do so in moderation and make sure most of your caloric intake comes from whole grains, vegetables, fruits and lean protein. Never operate a vehicle after drinking the beer as it has a 9.5 percent alcohol content.

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