on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 676   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Share this beer with friends!
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 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (12169) - DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle. Clear golden with tiny white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops and a little honey?. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, little honey?, little sweet, spicy and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Pours golden and has a nice citrus aroma. The flavor is crisp and citrus. Light and refreshing, but enough body to let the aroma and flavors shine. Something I could drink all day and not get tired of. Orange was probably the most noticeable. Thanks to my Mother in law that flew this back from Hawaii with her for me.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gooney (389) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2012
12oz bottle - Yellow. White head. A bit bland, but not unexpected for a golden ale. Certainly nothing to go out of the way to get, but on a hot day, it sure beats the macro lagers. Not bad overall.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
Holmen1 (3281) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 17, 2012
Bottle, great label! Served on a sunny but chilly day in Norway. Nice first impression, but too bland with little bitterness. Probably ok on a beach in Hawaii but no personality, light moithfeel and very short aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (1128) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 23, 2012
~Refreshing, light, fruity, citrus lemony orange aroma with light malt and some grassy notes. ~Pours a clear light golden color with small lasting white head. ~Crisp citrus flavor with biscuity malt. Like a light american pale ale. ~Light body, high CO2, crisp clean citrusy finish. ~Very enjoyable light beer. I wouldn’t mind drinking these all day at the beach. Great citrus hop flavor and aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deusax (457) - Grenoble, FRANCE - FEB 7, 2012
I had this one a long time ago. If I have the chance to drink it again, I’ll update this rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
patricks110 (1956) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2012
Pretty bland, but still okay session brew. Pours a clear gold with a white head that dies instantly. Grainy and slightly sweet nose with a hint of grass and hops. A light taste with grainy malts and a bit of citrus hops. Light body on this one. This is a grainy, bland and boring brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gregwilsonstl (1277) - Missouri, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Very clear, golden Color. sweet, malty flavor. Nothing special, but quite refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cleverlobo (319) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 9, 2011
Draught; clear yellow with small white head; aroma-citrus, grapefruit, honey; taste- light sweetness, lightly bitter, lively carbonation. Decent. Lager-like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2011
[Tap] Pours a clear golden color with a quickly receding white head. Aroma is of cereal malts and light honey sweetness. Cereal malts, sweet grain and mild grassy hops. Hints of fruitiness comes out in the taste as it warms. The body is OK for what it is, but a little on the light side otherwise. Highly carbonated. Pretty standard.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 52 53 54  55  56 57 58 » 68

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50