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RATINGS: 887   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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (3003) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Sample bottle, mainland brewed. Golden color, with a little amber in the center, and a sudsy head. Malty nose is a bit dry for a blond ale. Taste is of a beer that has fermented out just a little bit more, so it’s not as sweet as too many light ales are. This bottle has sat around for a while, but it’s held up nicely, and retains a nice prickly mouthful of bubbles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1510) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAY 13, 2014
So-so beer. One of those ales with a cardboardy lager finish. But on tap at the flagler beach pier it seemed pretty good--can’t go wrong with the location I guess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (14923) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear dirty gold with white head. Nose/taste of bread, lemon and malt. Watery thinnish body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Pour from bottleshare. Gold/amber with slight white head. Aroma of pineapple, orange, grapefruit. Taste is light and crisp - citrus, decent caramel malt. Surprised this is rated so low. I didn’t mind it at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gopherfan99 (1248) - CROATIA - MAY 6, 2014
Tap, pours gold with a thin white head, hoppy aroma and tastes bitter pine, not that good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KM (416) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Pale yellow body, almost no head. Fresh fruity aroma, pineapple. Light hoppy/fruity flavour. Very short finish, almost no bitterness. Refreshing and easy drinking. (At home, 04.05.2014)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2929) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Aroma: Wheat, Mild Citrus Appearance: Golden Straw Hue, Passes Lots of Light, White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing Taste: Wheat, Mild Citrus, Mildly Bready Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (3098) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 1, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle marked 10:41-MAR 14 14. Golden pale yellow pour with a white fizzy heads that dissolves fast. Good toasted biscuit malt aroma on the nose, grain, and a crisp light hop note. Medium and smooth body. The taste starts mildly malty and grainy and ends with a nice bitter bite.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Eberndt (235) - - APR 26, 2014
Very light and goes down smoothly. Just a hint of hops flavor. Overall its a little bland

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slimspady (219) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Light and simple. Faint piney hops. Good for a backyard or a BBQ. I could drink a bunch of these in a row.

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