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RATINGS: 762   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
phfyysik (51) - ESTONIA - NOV 5, 2015
Golden light body, very small foam. Soft aroma, bit mint and fruits. Light taste, little bit corn and butter insinde. After is bit oily and wont stay long. Drinkable, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Choos (688) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - OCT 30, 2015
Aroma: male driven giving way to caramel and some pineapple hop App: pale golden, tiny head finishes quick Flavour: watery pineapple and a hint of malt Palate: finishes fast ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
EAGLE82 (219) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2015
What a great surprise! Nice aroma and color. But the taste is an unbelievable great mix of light hoppy and tropical fruit. I’m in love.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PapaVillum (737) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2015
Gylden og ufiltreret Golden Ale / Blonde Ale med 1-2 cm offwhite skumtop. Frisk fersken og en smule grapefrugt præget aromaindtrykket. Humlenuancer af græs. Fin og enkel. I munden er der en frisk mundfølelse, men lidt blodfattig på smagsindtryk. Let bitter og lille let sødme. Let til middel krop og en ditto karbonering. Konsistensen er glat, og afslutningen let bitter. En lidt kedelig, men meget let drikkelig øl til stranden eller lignende. 355 ml, flaske, BB: 31/08/16, købt i Føtex Food Store på Vesterbrogade i CPH City. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
themightyjag (293) - - OCT 9, 2015
355ml bottle from M&S. Thin white head disappears quickly, no lacing. Clear golden amber body. Light hops on the nose, tropical fruit. Flavour is malty, caramel, biscuit, earthy finish. Mouthfeel is pretty thin, light carbonation, goes down easily. Pretty standard golden ale fare, a wee bit more hoppy than usual.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mintzmeet (369) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Lightly colored But cloudy. Pocked thin head. Smells literally and faintly of gym sock. Tastes kinda like it too? Not grey flavor, but good light bodied texture.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (3090) - Salida, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium thick, well retained white head, over a clear effervescent light gold (SRM 4) body......nose is light toasted malts with hinits of bread crust, light herbal hops.....taste is lightly sweet with pear apple notes, mild toasted cereal, finishing with mild hop bitterness......mouth feel, light body, no alcohol,, high carbonation with light acid. This is a light example of this light style. It is not particularly interesting in either aroma or flavor and the recipe could use a bit of re-work to increase the complexity of both. BJCP 7/3/14/4/6

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (1383) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2015
12 oz bottle shared with ebone1988. The pour is a a darker golden yellow with a cap of of white head that falls down to a collar. The aroma is dirt. People that call it earth are full of shit. There is a little hop hidden in there, but it's all dirt. The flavor is decently juicy hops and a little bit of caramel malt. There isn't any dirt here, but it's really mellow. The mouth feel is thin and light with a little syrupy texture that doesn't make sense. There is a little juicy hop on the back end and a light maltiness. Not too bad at all ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ebone1988 (628) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle shared with koleminer20. Aroma is "earthy", another word is dirt, some hop but not much. Appearance is golden, white head. Taste is decent, nice hop presence and easy drinking. Mouthfeel is a touch light, not crisp but still doing the job. Overall, better than expected for sure.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MattShizzle (573) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle - from sampler pack. Light golden - cloudy. Some malt aroma. Weak with slight hop aftertaste and a slight unidentified off-flavor, Meh. Least favorite of the pack.

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