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.
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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.
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.
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.