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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 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rusty (1536) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 30, 2008
Pours a golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is malt, corn. Flavor is malt, corn, fruits, a touch of hops. A little sweet in the finish, but not too memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2008
light gold pour. light malts, carbonated with a little bitter finish. drinkable but unremarkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobaidan (512) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 9, 2008
A pretty typicla golden ale. Pours gold (duh) with a medium sized head. Aroma is slightly hoppy with a bit of sweet malt. Mouthfeel is lively with lots of carbonation. Flavor is kind of blah with not much happening. Not terrible, just nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Pretty standard golden ale here. Light malt flavor, crisp carbonation, and a touch of hops. Very easy drinking but nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Pours a medium gold color that is slightly hazy and a very small white head. Aroma is sweet grains and sweet. Flavor is slightly sweet and grainy with some residual bitterness. Medium bodied, lively palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SQNfan (591) - Wheaton, Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2008
On tap at the brewery Honolulu: Very clan and crisp with some citric hops. Refreshing with a bit of sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2008
The last of my Maui brews brought back by Rockley. This is a nice clean pale lager, with subtle melon fruit and floral hop tones, and a clean finish. The perfect beer to have while building my new BBQ on a sunny Calgary Saturday afternoon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
changeup45 (1717) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2008
The first of the several beers I tried while in Maui. Pours a hazy nectar color with very little head, but some and some lacing. Sweet fruity tasting with a touch of bitter hops. Not overly flavorful but there’s enough there to be a refreshing brew. I did however feel it was a little too sweet and could have used more hop flavor. Still pretty good in that Hawaiian sun, but what isn’t

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
junon (420) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - APR 10, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2009 Typical with 1 exception. This has an odd bite that suggest something stronger than it should be. This beer isnt going to blow your mind but its a solid release.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6022) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2008
12 0z. bottle, golden color, smooth very mild ale without much going on, good for the beach

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