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RATINGS: 718   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garbageman (468) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JUL 12, 2015
From tap at Tyler's Tavern in Carrboro NC. Poured a hazy golden color with nice white head. Aroma was very tropical with a touch of bread. Taste followed with a good body but not heavy. ***Had this in a bottle before and tasted totally different. Great on draft!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (4042) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear light golden color with white head. Aroma has some piney hops, some musty notes and soil. Flavor is dry and hoppy, light sweetness and bitter notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerBunker (931) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours golden yellow with a small white head. Lots of carbonation. Aroma is of light hops, dusty malt, and wheat. Lingering taste of dry, dusty malt. Kind of watery. Smells good, but there isn’t a whole lot to it. Its a skip.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rollinsr (492) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUL 9, 2015
Pours clear with white filmy head. Aroma is grape it citrus. Flavor is sweet and smooth but mostly muscadine notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (830) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2015
12oz bottle, poured into a shaker. The aroma is a fresh baked, soft bread with hints of tropical fruit and honey. It pours a clear orange brown with a white, soapy fuzz for a head that has light retention and lace. The taste is a medium sweet light bitter. It’s oily with a light, foamy carbonaition and a medium light, grainy body with flavors of bread, light tropical fruit, a bit of caramel, and finishes crisp with a woody herb / pine note and some citrus. The mellow aftertaste is a bit burnt and waxy with a touch of sugary apricot herb that is cloying and lingers on the palate, but it does clean up with hint of clove late.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6583) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2015
[Draught at Mugshot Tavern] Pours a clear gold with an average size diminishing frothy white head. Some lacing. Mild aroma and flavour of bread, grain, fruit and light fruity hops. Average bodied. Meh. Boring.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjonesy07 (26) - Huntly, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2015
A refreshing golden ale with a hoppy taste with a hint of caramel. A slight,y cloudy appearance with a small head.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fisler (213) - Bamberg, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2015
Lustiges, kleines Fläschchen mit den hawaiianischen Inseln drauf, hab ich da vor mir stehen. Liquid Aloha ruft sie mir zu. Komm her du geile Welle, ich will Dich konsumieren! Zack, schon rollt sie in die Nase, eindeutig Mango, Südsee, ich zieh blank. Also Mund auf und nicht ertrinken - kein Salzwasser, aber leider ist die Mango auch davongeschwommen. Malzig, dank fast nicht vorhandener Karbonisierung leider etwas matt. Schade, schade, schon an den Strand gespült und Sand im Haar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (2845) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2015
Flaske. Pilsnergul klar øl med et flot skumhoved. Duft af blomstret humle. Smagen er frisk med en let bitterhed. Dejlig fin øl til en eftermiddag efter en dag i solen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
demitriustown (1134) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2015
12 oz bottle: Aroma has got a nice floral hop upfront with pine coming to the forefront. Appearance is a golden hue with a thick white head that diminishes slowly. Taste has got upfront hop notes with Very light malt backing. Palate has got a lingering hop characteristic and the diminishes in a mouth coating film. Overall, some pretty good stuff in my honest opinion. Cheers!


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