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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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sarlacc83 (1116) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle.A: Pale gold with a light white head that recedes. Not really inviting, needs better head retention.N: Pineapple hop presence. Cracker and biscuit. Earth and pine. Ample dry hopping here. Leafy.T: Bland biscuit. Very little hop, moderate malt. Grainy. M: Prickly carbonation, light body. No alcohol.O: Hoped for something better from the nose. Dull and unoffensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4419) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 6, 2014
12 ounce bottle sent by the brewery. Golden color. Citra aroma. Flavor of hops and grass. Actually, not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierkrug (2132) - - FEB 6, 2014
On tap in Florida. Pours a clear yellow gold with a white head. The aroma is citrusy, hops, grainy, fruit, and ok. The taste is weak, grain, slight hops, and malt. Palate is spicy but smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nordcore (1093) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Orange, cloudy with a minimal white head. Lots of hoppy aroma with some lemon sence. Light bitter taste with soft Hoppy ending. Nice taste but bit flat and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (2063) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle dated November 4 13 bottling date. pour is a light golden color wit a ring of white head on the glass. Aroma has a nice little hop pop, citrus touches, mild sweetness, and malt. Mouth feel is on the lighter side and the carbonation is a bit low. Flavor again has a nice hop profile, light citrus, and a solid finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerInHeaven (210) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2014
pours clear gold with a smallish white head. aroma is floral with a hint of citrus. Tastes clean and refreshing with a little hoppiness on the finish, but not bitter. I would definitely drink this again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kustie (275) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2014
Mieto tuoksu. Raikas, mutta hieman yksioikoinen maku. Keskitäyteläinen suutuntuma. Ei erityistä jälkimakua.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mafjel (4) - - JAN 28, 2014 does not count
Lys farge med greit skum. Lovende aroma av sitrus og tropisk frukt. Følger dessverre ikke helt opp i smaken men en flott sommerøl

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5466) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2014
Sample from bottle at Vectura-messe. Golden colour. Orange-like aroma. Citrussy flavour, light bodied. easy to drink.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Fantomasus (259) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Pours a light gold with a gray white head that disappears. Aroma was interesting at first (unique) but wound up being bad: wet hay, herbal hops, barnyard (bad), rotten eggs, and urine. Taste is almost balanced but there is a foot odor funk. I’m not typing any more. This may be the worst beer I have ever had.

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