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RATINGS: 699   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


2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Eberndt (231) - - APR 26, 2014
Very light and goes down smoothly. Just a hint of hops flavor. Overall its a little bland

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slimspady (216) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Light and simple. Faint piney hops. Good for a backyard or a BBQ. I could drink a bunch of these in a row.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 24, 2014
Flaske 0,355l. Gave fra Rune. Drukket i heimen 4 Apr 14. Gyldengul. Veldig høyt kremaktig skum med mye lacing. Veldig god ferskenaroma. Lite kullsyre. Smaken er også fersken - med underliggende fotsvette.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierhaus (1) - - APR 19, 2014 does not count
Overall clean and refreshing, enjoyed straight from the bottle. As advertised it is not overpowering and has a delightful citrus aroma and a bright citrus flavor.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cousin_Larry (587) - - APR 19, 2014
Similar to an IPA but instead of a pine flavor it had pineapple/grapefruit. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Orange/gold color. Fruit aroma. Slight bitterness with a fruity sweet finish. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (1090) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Aroma is non descript - honey, hops, malt. A super light, refreshing, well balanced, Kolsh - like, simple golden ale. A bit of lemony hops. Quaffable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottled 11/25/13 and poured 2/12/14. Appearance: First, I like the shape of the bottle and custom design. Pours clear, pale yellow. Alright lacing. Tiny head. Smell: Pleasant. Little sweet. A light hop aroma. Some malt. A bit grainy. Basic, but a solid smell. The hoppy note was a nice little surprise. Taste/feel: Good brew. Thin feel with moderate carbonation. Good drinkability at only 4.4%. Solid hop flavor without a lot of bitterness. Slight malt sweetness at the end. A good amount of grain Simple, but done very well. A definite summer, or to be more precise, beach beer. Light, refreshing, nice bit of hops, highly sessionable ABV... could have been a very "eh" beer, but it’s actually very solid for the style. Not super interesting, but tasty enough. Would definitely have this one again, especially in the heat when I want something light. My first (and certainly not last) beer from Kona. Mahalo!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IPAgutten79 (749) - Skui, NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
Gul med medium skum. Aroma av malt og sitron. Smaker hovedsakelig malt, med innslag av sitron og humle. Tynn konsistens.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackflag321 (565) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle pour to shaker. Light orange-gold. Medium head. Fruity aroma. Mild hoppy and slightly sweet taste. Finish is thin, but not unexpected for the style and low ABV.


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