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RATINGS: 701   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Peacemaker (2) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - NOV 25, 2012 does not count
I tasted this amazing beer at a food tasting event in Newport CA and I was hooked to the flavor, the taste, the aroma and the tropical finish. I was impressed and no wonder why the stores keep refilling their shelves.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2012
12oz bottle poured into glass. I wasn’t expecting much from this one but I decided to reach for it since I’ve yet to tick it. Slight honey in the aroma and flavor but it’s very bland and blah. Avoid if you can.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12303) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malt, berries, hop, peaches. Flavour is sweet, malt, berries, hop, peaches, fruit, spices. Medium body. OK beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Naka (716) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Spicy and sweet yeast aroma. Golden effervescent. Flavor is crisp with some light apple. Light and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (1537) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Shocked how much I enjoyed this beer. Slight fruitiness in the nose and delicate hops. Very drinkable and sessionable. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11818) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle. Poured clear golden color with an average white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate floral hop and malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable brew.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4356) - Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2012
12oz bottle. Clear gold color, thin white ring. Aroma of pale malts, wheat, honey malts, and floral hops. Flavor of wheat malt, honey earthiness, and medicinal hops. sharp, bold bitterness. Very sessionable. (3526)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nick76 (4312) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2012
The aroma is yeasty and citrusy with malt and plenty of hops. The appearance is hazy gold with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall a good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (7891) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. Mostly clear golden pour with a small white head. Simple and inoffensive, but not at all interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6764) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2012
single from HeB, clear lake . .. a good pregame beer before smoked ribs! .. . gold, mild foam .. . light sweet cereal and mild mango hay .. . light mouth .. . a good blonde .. . . i am smokey!


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