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RATINGS: 674   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   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


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
charule (1513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2015
Bottle thanks to HuskerTan during FBW. Poured clear gold with thin white head. Aroma sweet malt. Light carb med bod. Taste is light malt lager.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7352) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 6, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of light malt, fruity hops, grapes, pineapple, light citrus. Flavor is light malt, tropical fruit, hops, peach, mango. Medium body, lively carbonation. 060415

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hansvf (266) - - APR 6, 2015
Ruikt lekker hoppig. Uiterlijk moeilijk in stenen camper mok. Iets teveel carbo, verder iets hoppiger dan pils, niet heel speciaal.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2686) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 5, 2015
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear light amber color, full white head, sheets of lace. Aroma of citrus and malt. Taste is crisp malt and carbonation that adds citrus on the swallow, the citrus turning hoppy as it moves through a lingering finish, with malt returning at the end. Actually a solid light brew, very drinkable, probably terrific on a hot summer day. Better than many of the ratings imply.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (1583) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 5, 2015
Bottle at matsi, jyväskylä. Clear golden color, white head. Aroma is malty and some fruits. Malty, some fruity notes, hops.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mstrcrwly (590) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2015
basically a clone of any other American golden/blonde ale that’s between 4-5% ABV..they’re all the same.

2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tompete (233) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
No aroma. Golden in colour. Very small white head. Flavour of light caramel and biscuit. Finish is smooth and light.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1719) - FINLAND - APR 4, 2015
Pours gold with white head. Aroma is very fruity and bubblegum. Flavour is fruity and malty. A little watery.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshmcg000 (369) - Iowa, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Pours gold with alot of carbonation, white head. Aroma is tons of tropical fruit, very nice hop aroma. Big on tropical fruit and citrus from the hops. This is more like a mild IPA than a Golden ale to me. Very good, and very underrated. Love it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (4640) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2015
355ml bottle. Clear, yellow-ish golden colour with small, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Biscuity malty aroma, some caramel, citrusy hoppy overtones, hints of lemon and orange. Taste is initially slightly citrusy hoppy, a touch of mango and grapefruit, later dry, minimally husky, almost papery in the finish. Can’t ride the Big Wave.


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