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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 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
rolfc81 (145) - - SEP 17, 2014
Had on the beach after body surfing. Refreshing light beer that does have some flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
badpuppy69 (320) - orange, California, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours a clear light gold with a decent head. Aroma is very faint of grassy hops and light malt really not much aroma. Taste follows the aroma. Very light beer for an ale. I was expecting A bit more flavor. A bit more flavorful after warming Up a bit I’ve had lagers with much more flavor and character Than this. Great for a hot day or a session beer. Or if you like light beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jpkeskinen (482) - FINLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Drank from a bottle at a bar. The taste is quite subtle, could be a bit stronger. Not bad though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4826) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2014
12 oz. Clear golden with a lasting film of foam. Big nose of catspray and grapefruit. Taste is grapefruit, toast and a bit of caramel. Light-medium body is dry and astringent, with medium-high carbonation. Nice for the boring style, but seems almost in APA territory which is fine with me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6043) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Clear bubbly gold, nice white head, plus a bonus appearance point for the cool bottle. Smells crisp and toasty, with some grassy notes. Taste is biscuit and grassy hops, plus a bit of stale notes creeping in.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alanthebeerguy (213) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
From the bottle, pool side in Kona. Easy drinking golden ale. Some light bitter citrus notes with a balance of sweetness. Mildly refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crajun (1166) - , Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2014
glass to bottle; meh. grainy. not much aroma. taste had an odd finish - off bitter taste, pass on this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
arkurzynski (2214) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Pale gold. Nose of mild pine hops and wet malt. Flavor is wet, musty malt. Creamy. Bleh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (1611) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Aroma of hops and citrus, golden color white well laced short lasting head, with light carbonation. Mild taste of hops with a watery feel and a light floral finish with a trace of chalk

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1607) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Poured from a tap. Clear fizzy golden color, medium white head. Mild floral aroma. Medium body with a chalk and floral taste and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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