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RATINGS: 717   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Our brewers wanted to make a beer that went down easy after a day out on the water. Big Wave Golden Ale is just the ticket. Big Wave is a lighter bodied golden ale with a tropical hop aroma and flavor – a smooth, easy drinking refreshing ale. The use of caramel malt contributes to the golden hue of this beer and our special blend of hops provides bright quenching finish. 10.3°

Malts: Pale (Premium 2-Row), Caramel
Hops: Galaxy, Citra

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kpachla02 (14) - Shelby Township, Alabama, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Poured from tap in a rooftop bar. NY, NY. Tasty beer with a hint of bitterness. maybe slight fruity flavor

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11393) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottled, 330ml at Thirsty Meeples, Oxford. Hazy yellow gold with white head. There is a tropical fruit character on the nose which follows through into the beer, quite sweetish, just a little syrupy, fruit punch sweets in the hop. Reasonable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (780) - NORWAY - JUL 21, 2014
brun farge med hvitt skum. Lukter mildt humle og sitrus. Medium karbonert og en lett og mild øl som passer fint en varm sommerdag. Noe bitter avslutning.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (3991) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 21, 2014
330ml bottle. Clear golden color. Tiny size white head, disappears. Fruity, sweet, mango and faint watermelon in aroma. Watermelon peel, old strawberry chewing gum, straw and caramel in taste. Watery body. Mild spicy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarpa (1101) - FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle 35,5cl from Citymarket Turtola @ home. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Citrus, grass, tropical fruits in the aroma. Citrus, grass, tropical fruits in the flavor also.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (423) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2014
BOD 4/11/14. Pours a clear amber that is slightly beyond golden with a faint hint of red. Normal head with weak lacing retention. Excellent nose of tropical hops (mango, passion fruit) over a light biscuit sweetness. Almost light medium bodied with an above normal carbonation level that effervesces nicely on the finish. The taste profile is well balanced between hop flavor and sweetness. It is more spicy than tropically oriented, which is surprising based upon the hop bill and nose, over a nice biscuit sweetness background. The finish is crisp and effervesces into a tropical peppery note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ABS (704) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle from Ica Tangen. Slightly hazy golden. A couple of centimeters of white, bubbly head. Pineapple and citrus nose. Quite bitter. Fizzy carbonation. Thin body. Floral, some grapefruit, citrus, some malt and grass flavour. Good, but a bit too thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crlnts (385) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Clear yellow. Small white head, kinda lasting with no lacing. Nose is lightly hoppy, american hops, citrus. Body is light. Not unpleasant except for a metallic aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wiosna (383) - - AUG 6, 2014
0,33 pullo@ St. Urho. Vaalean kullankeltainen, kirkas. Tuoksu todella hedelmäinen, makeahko. Mieto ja kevyt maku, hiukan vetinen. Hellesäälle Super valinta.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jimsal27 (286) - New York, USA - JUL 31, 2014
On tap. Nice malty sweet taste. Hint of fruitiness as well. Not a bad beer.

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