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RATINGS: 734   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cblado (289) - Washington, USA - AUG 10, 2015
22 ounce bomber. Pours a hazy golden color. Slight white head, some light lacing. Aroma is caramel malt and hay. Flavor is malty. Slightly chewy palate. Overall pretty decent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nonshaugen (79) - Fetsund, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2015
Very light yellow in the glass. Nice one-finger head, not much carbonation going on. Clear and filtered, slightly chill-hazed. Citrusy and tropical fruits in the faint hop aroma. Quite grassy notes but far from a hop bomb. Not much flavour either, but caramel malt is absolutely present in the quite long aftertaste. Thin body, pleasant carbonation. Not the best beer I had, but not the worst either.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukin (525) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 9, 2015
bottle. Golden-yellow colour, very small head. A nice mix of tropical fruit hops and grainy malts, but very light and fleeting taste. Just too watery in the end, a missed opportunity.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (1292) - Nevada, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Clear golden with a sticky white foam. Aroma is woody with light fruit. Light body with a decent hop citrus flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Salwal (105) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2015
Clear golden. Nose of citrus King of lemonade smell butbin a decent good way, some peaches like IceTee. Taste is astringent bitterness but the mouthfeel is quite flat. Nice long lasting finish underrated in my opinion...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (4457) - Vantaa, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2015
355ml bottle. From Citymarket Jumbo, Vantaa. Poured clear golden with a thin white head. Citrusy, tangerine, floral notes in aroma. Flavor has citrusy hops, floral notes and mild harshness. Some sweetness in finish. Refreshing and paired well with a spicy ham sandwich.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
[7410-20150728] Tap. Fruity citrus hops aroma with a touch of biscuit. Clear, pale orange yellow body with a quick foamy white head and some light lacing. Light-medium body. Good, refreshing. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Duke’s Refresher, Toronto, ON)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bankerbeernerd (11) - Ames, Iowa, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Acceptable beer when given no other options. Slight tropical fruit notes, I noticed some grape like flavor that was nice.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (1359) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Pours golden orange with a half finger white head which fades to just a little lacing. Aroma is of bready malts, biscuit malts, citrus, light pine, light grass, and light sweet malts. Taste is about the same as the aroma. Has a medium-light body with a semi watery mouthfeel and a semi dry, slightly bitter, medium finish. Overall, a rather average blonde ale.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
6549 (23) - - AUG 1, 2015
A great ale with a great semi fruit tropical after taste. Good warm weather beer


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