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RATINGS: 733   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nonshaugen (75) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (1288) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Salwal (103) - 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...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (4453) - 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.

   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)

   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.

   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.

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (7905) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle at home. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing white head. Clear amber golden good looking body. Sweet and mild tropical fruit aroma. Mild fruity but not especially sweet malt caramel flavor with a nice hops bitterness, high carbonation and a long bittersweet finish.

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