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RATINGS: 680   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   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

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rhys_mavis (11) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 26, 2010
Had the chance to visit the brewery on the big island a couple years ago and loved their selection of beers! Two good things came of this discovery, one being that the whole island serves it so i was able to indulge with most meals and two being now that I know about Kona Brew I’m able to spot it out in stores, purchase it, and share it with friends who haven’t been to hawaii...yet!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorkenstein (52) - - MAY 29, 2015
Nice sweet floral aroma. Taste is a light rose water and some coconut. Nice carbonation gives a sharp burst in the after taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4626) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Madame Moustache, Helsingborg.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, floral, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Hops, malt, fruit, some citrus, a bit floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (338) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle pour. Aroma of tropical fruit, pineapple, mango, light hops. Finish is light with mild nuttiness. A pleasant light beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bnwokedi89 (94) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Decent enough golden blonde local beer in Hawaii. Typical blonde/ale taste with less sweetness/citrus than you typically see in a blonde ale. Minimal carbonation with zero head at the top of the pour. Nothing special about this brew ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smmaaren (285) - NORWAY - MAY 23, 2015
12 fl.oz. bottle from COOP Obs! Hypermarket. Tasted straight from the bottle. Nice beer for late summer evenings. Aloha!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dzhigga (209) - Kirov, RUSSIA - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle. Golden color with thin unsteady head. Aroma of tropical fruit. Light-bodied beer. Taste is mild, very lightly bitter. Finish is short. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
indrekr (107) - ESTONIA - MAY 15, 2015
Aroma: grapefruit, dried banana. Appearance: golden, clear, minimal head, white foam. lightly bitter, medium sourness, medium sweetness, Palate: medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
miyauchi38 (670) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2015

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bennetporter (265) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Kind of blah, smooth, uninspired golden ale. Slight hoppiness. Okay beer I guess. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3625) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from bier-deluxe.de: Aroma is hoppy, fruity, grainy. Notes of grass, pineapple, grapes. Golden color, low white head. Flavor is mild, light malty, fruitiness (mango, papaya), pine. Quite light bodied but thirst quenching.

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