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RATINGS: 889   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 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3463) - New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Tap at penn station out of big plastic cup. Pours golden with big frothy head. Nose is light malt and peach. Rates malty, biscuits, vanilla, peach, and cardboard.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
martjoobolut (3005) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 11, 2014
0,355L bottle. Pours clear golden with white head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is fruits, malt, and grass. Flavor is fruity, malty, watery, bready, peach, and citrus. Overall: rather watery and over carbonated brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickFifty (1050) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2014
Clear deep golden color, white head. Grapefruit and peach nose, hint of caramel malt. Light malty taste, fruity, citrus notes. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (629) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2014
From a tap. Small fuzzy head. Cloudy yellow-orange. Grassy aroma and taste, average lager but reacted well to a lime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZacM612 (568) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Clear golden with white fizzy head. Sweet aroma with a little citrus. Easy-drinking, refreshing summer-ish beer. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SDalkoholic (2339) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle from Wal Mart: Poured a golden lager with almost no formation of fizzy head. The aroma is tame with scents of light grain malt. The drink is simple and bland with minimal amount of hop and grassy malt but this beer is nothing memorable and overpriced compared to all the other micros on the shelves.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (6205) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle at the Beer Head BBQ in Falls Church VA. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Orange nose. Flavors of biscuit and citrus. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
COMRADEJOSH (318) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Malty on the palate with a good amount of carbonation and a spicy aftertaste but I don’t think it is from spices but the yeast. Golden in appearance just like it says and very refreshing and crisp. Overall a well rounded session beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beastmaster (381) - Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Pour light oak yellow, white head. Nutty, light hops. Refreshing. Meh beer, minimal malt light hops. Good golden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frothmeister (727) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a clear golden colour with a thin white head that quickly disappeared. Lots of grapefruit with some resinous hops on the nose, light caramel, and light hard water notes. Light bodied, and dry with grapefruit, mineral notes, light tropical fruit and light caramel up front that leads into clean grapefruit with light pine, hard water, and light bitterness in the citrus pith finish. This is a GREAT summer beer. Light bodied, light alcohol, easy drinking, and flavourful. Thumbs up!

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