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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerInHeaven (368) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2014
pours clear gold with a smallish white head. aroma is floral with a hint of citrus. Tastes clean and refreshing with a little hoppiness on the finish, but not bitter. I would definitely drink this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kustie (844) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2016 Bottle. Aroma has tropical fruits, citrus and malt. Taste is fruity with only a little bitter aftertaste. Flavors of citrus, tropical fruits and malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mafjel (4) - - JAN 28, 2014 does not count
Lys farge med greit skum. Lovende aroma av sitrus og tropisk frukt. Følger dessverre ikke helt opp i smaken men en flott sommerøl

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (6646) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2014
Sample from bottle at Vectura-messe. Golden colour. Orange-like aroma. Citrussy flavour, light bodied. easy to drink.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Fantomasus (291) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Pours a light gold with a gray white head that disappears. Aroma was interesting at first (unique) but wound up being bad: wet hay, herbal hops, barnyard (bad), rotten eggs, and urine. Taste is almost balanced but there is a foot odor funk. I’m not typing any more. This may be the worst beer I have ever had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wilnatp (663) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle. Pour is golden as expected with white head. Aroma of citrus (grapefruit) and tropical fruits with grain undertones. Taste is grainier than the fruity aroma but has a hint of bitterness. Great session beer. Body is very light/drinkable but full flavored.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcos (1784) - Maryland, USA - JAN 26, 2014

Appearance: APPEARANCE
Aroma: Aroma of light citrus
Taste: Faint bitter, light citrus.
Palate:Light body.

Summary: I had no expectations going into this one. Not a bad beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ESBob (379) - Indiana, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Poured a mostly clear golden yellow with decent white head that dissipated quickly. Aroma is a slightly floral hop combo. Taste is a light bodied honey, bread and light caramel character. Thinner mouthfeel. An easy drinker, sample in the winter, but this beer would be great during hot summer days and a good one to introduce to craft beer newbies.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Haslinger (907) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2014
12 ounce bottle, slight hops aroma, good hops initial taste, sweet but not cloying. good beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Evolutionary (469) - Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2014
22 oz bottle from Maui. Nose is sweet with hop and smooth feel. Light carbonation. Hop bite is there but weak light drink overall. Ok for hot days but average really. ---Rated via my mouth

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