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RATINGS: 881   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (6448) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer pours out in a deep golden colour with steady low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and mild fruits. Taste of mild hops, malt, bread, herbs and pine. Hints of spices and mild fruits. Easy drinkable, yet nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (1483) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours golden with small head that does not stays. Aromais fruity and sweet. Taste is light bitter and fruity. Medium carbonation. Good smooth beer for a summertime.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Mild hoppy aroma. Very light golden appearance. Fruity and mildly sweet tasting. Very moreish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
George999 (374) - Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Clear golden color, Lightly hoped crisp citrus flavors, very drinkable, light head,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (8917) - Ohio, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a clear yellow golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have crackery malts, light lemon citrus, light bodied, not very much going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21192) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden color, medium white head. Aroma of subtle lemon. Taste is mixed citrus, light straw, light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5553) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Nose is richly citric and jammy, tons of great fruity hop character, orange peel probably in the fore with light tropical essences and more than a touch of spicy caramel. Rich clear golden with carbonation a tick above average, a dish-soapy white head. Taste faintly bitter (like, well, and English Bitter) with faint astringency and grain, oily and dry, some lemony citrus and good smooth wood character, light spice, touch papery and chalky. More pale malt than caramel (that notion is long departed). Medium-full body, filling and satisfying, clean and somewhat refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15490) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Golden, thin head. Mild pale malt nose. Taste is lightly fruity hop (lilikoi) and mild pale malts, with a modest level of bitterness. Good for type, ended up drinking a lot of it in Hawaii thanks to its ubiquity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (9946) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"it’s not bad, but not a beer i can get into. there’s just not anything there to catch your interest. if you’re bothering with a microbrew, go a little bolder...C-."

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle at Honest Burger, Camden on 11 Oct. Poured a hazy, pale golden with a dense white head. Aroma of muted hops, esters and soft fruit. Malt forward flavour, some caramel and grassy, herbal notes. Finish was butterscotch, mineral and boiled sweets. Probably would have been nicer if it were a little fresher.

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