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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This beer is about summer today and yesterday, a mindset, an ease…

Tasty Waves is the summer session pale that glides in and around your long days soaked in sunshine. Put down your ambition and ride these tasty waves while they’re hot.

A specialty brew. Grab it when you see it. 5% ABV.

Put down your ambition and ride these tasty waves while it’s hot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6398) - Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2012
22 oz. bottle via trade. Pours a slightly hazy orange golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is grassy, juicy citrus with oranges and clementines, and doughy bread. The flavor has more juicy citrus with the focus being oranges and clementines, grassy, and biscuity malts. Easy to drink and would serve as a tasty alternative on a summer day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2612) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2012
Thanks to Matt for this. Pours a cloudy dark yellow with a thin white top and good lacing. Aroma is thick grapefruit hops and grains. Taste is a blast of grapefruit and citrus hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (12154) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Pours a slightly cloudy yellow color with a big, soapy white head. Plenty of citrus and floral hop notes with only a subtle bread/malt aroma. Pretty simple aroma, but quite nice. The flavor has lots of citrus flavor and a bit of floral character with a soft but sufficient bitterness. A light malt sweetness in the background. Light bodied with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11459) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a hazy orange color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate sour citrus hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. I would recommend this to a freind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 5, 2011
Tasted on 12/4/11 from a 22oz bomber bottle purchased at Half Acre. Pours a hazy but bright colored orange with an average white head that slowly recedes to uneven lace. The nose is fresh grapefruit, orange peel, and light cereal malt, with just a hint of earthy yeast. The flavor is full of fresh grapefruit and orange peel with a touch of tropical fruit, light cereal malt, and nice bitterness. The body is light with lively carbonation and a long bitter grapefruit and orange peel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (4938) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2011
This poured a dark yellow to orange color with an off white head. Aroma was lots and lots of citrus and piney notes, not really much else. Flavor was just straight fruity hops, hardly any maltyness at all, but not very bitter either. A perfect example of hop flavor vs. hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
50belair (2749) - Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Bottle. Yellow pour with a white head. Dank grapefruit and citrusy hop aromas. Not very well balanced with all kinds of bland hop notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
17thfloor (2435) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Bomber. Pours a murky orange yellow with a small minimal head. Aroma is super orangy, very nice amarillo? cut grass, light sweet note, maybe citric tangerine. Very sessionable! A little more approachable then daisy cutter but just as flavorful, medium punch of bitterness at the tail end that lingers, some orange up front, very nice and super drinkable. Thin body with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1579) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Purchased at Half Acre Brewery in Chicago, IL; enjoyed with a good friend while watching game 7 of the World Series. Appearance pale yellow, slightly cloudy, thin white head. Aroma of grapefruit, touch of citrus, smells light. Taste is crisp and light, definite grapefruit, light hops, crisp, slightly refreshing. This is a session ale, but at $8 a bomber it’s a bit steep.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (1071) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Grapefruit smell right away. Golden pour with a small head that fades quick. Slight grassy flavor. Lots of hop and grapefruit too. This is an easy drinking pale ale that blasts your taste buds. Pretty solid.

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