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RATINGS: 758   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   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 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tmrmwel (1432) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours light golden with a creamy finger thick head. Aroma is a strange mix of roasted malts and citrusy hops. Quite light body with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet with light malts and grain, with some strange, unfitting and almost barnyard-ish straw and grass notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AAEA (259) - California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
22 FL OZ ($2.99) pretty decent fruity beer. Very unique flavor and is totally worth trying if you’re into the fruity beers. Under the 5% mark making this a non mans beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thrashers2x (46) - Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Very nice, refreshing, and medium bodied golden ale. Caramel malt and pine/citrus hop characteristics.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fourpack (68) - NORWAY - MAY 31, 2014
Nice white foam. Golden color. Goes down easy. Little bit watery. Would say this is a nice summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JonMoore (2033) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle - golden with slim soon gone white head. Aroma of grain and citrus. Same in the taste, with malt. A bit lifeless, But OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HarryPlopper (48) - - MAY 26, 2014
Pineapple aroma with floral/hoppy notes. Very little head, no lacing. Golden color. Strong pineapple/citrus start with hoppy finish, slightly bitter after taste. Decent summertime offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brian087 (5) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2014 does not count
Fantastic beer from kona brewing. Has a little citrus flavors with a lighter ale taste. Goes good with burgers and chicken dishes!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
John25 (1243) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Draft. Pale orange. Too much carbonation. Wheat, peach, grains, apricot. Pretty good for summer. Refreshing. This would be better with more body to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grumbo (937) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle brought home from Hawaii by Rachel. Pours a slightly cloudy pale gold colour with a white head. Aroma of grain, grass and tropical fruit. Mild bitterness with citrus notes. Light body, rather too highly carbonated for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2015 12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount into a wine glass at home. Golden and light hazy appearance with a white head and sticky lacing. Mild aroma of herbs, floral notes, tropical fruits, pale malts, light hops and a touch of caramel/toffee. Similar flavor, lightly fruity, juicy, mildly bitter and lightly sweet. Crisp, light bodied and easy to drink. Pretty clean and refreshing. 736313. 3.2. Update: 6-pack of bottles from Alpine Liquors in Pine Junction. Clear gold appearance with a white head and patchy lacing. Aroma of toasted grain, citrus hops, light resin and light grass. Similar flavor, toasty, grassy, lightly fruity and lightly hoppy. A straightforward easy drinker overall. Pairing: Phish - Waves > Jam, from 08/02/2003, Loring Commerce Center, Limestone, ME

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