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RATINGS: 749   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (4790) - Vantaa, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2015
355ml bottle. From Citymarket Jumbo, Vantaa. Poured clear golden with a thin white head. Citrusy, tangerine, floral notes in aroma. Flavor has citrusy hops, floral notes and mild harshness. Some sweetness in finish. Refreshing and paired well with a spicy ham sandwich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
[7410-20150728] Tap. Fruity citrus hops aroma with a touch of biscuit. Clear, pale orange yellow body with a quick foamy white head and some light lacing. Light-medium body. Good, refreshing. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Duke’s Refresher, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bankerbeernerd (11) - Ames, Iowa, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Acceptable beer when given no other options. Slight tropical fruit notes, I noticed some grape like flavor that was nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (1407) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Pours golden orange with a half finger white head which fades to just a little lacing. Aroma is of bready malts, biscuit malts, citrus, light pine, light grass, and light sweet malts. Taste is about the same as the aroma. Has a medium-light body with a semi watery mouthfeel and a semi dry, slightly bitter, medium finish. Overall, a rather average blonde ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
6549 (24) - - AUG 1, 2015
A great ale with a great semi fruit tropical after taste. Good warm weather beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (7942) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle at home. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing white head. Clear amber golden good looking body. Sweet and mild tropical fruit aroma. Mild fruity but not especially sweet malt caramel flavor with a nice hops bitterness, high carbonation and a long bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lagerboy (1608) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 29, 2015
12 fl oz bottle. Clear golden yellow, fading white foam. Promising tropical fruity aroma. Taste is mild tropical fruity hops, lean slightly sweet c-malt, clean, easy and sessional, aqueous finish. Softer carbonation, light bodied, lightly hopped. LF (Lagerboy Friendly)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (312) - Minneapolis, - JUL 28, 2015
Had a couple of these on tap at Benson’s in Walker. Nice creamy malt base yet still light a crisp. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHoefenbraeu (15) - - JUL 18, 2015
Ein hammer Bier. Herrlicher Duft tolle Farbe super Schaum. Im Gaumen sensationell. Gerne immer wieder!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dwyerpg (4918) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 17, 2015
This is just an OK Beer some light flavors but just not that tasty and is sitting a little heavy in my belly

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