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RATINGS: 478   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   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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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gururyan (548) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Enjoying on the pack patio, late spring, music, friends. Light, crisp chuggin' brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (3780) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 24, 2014
Flaske 0,355l. Gave fra Rune. Drukket i heimen 4 Apr 14. Gyldengul. Veldig høyt kremaktig skum med mye lacing. Veldig god ferskenaroma. Lite kullsyre. Smaken er også fersken - med underliggende fotsvette.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierhaus (1) - - APR 19, 2014 does not count
Overall clean and refreshing, enjoyed straight from the bottle. As advertised it is not overpowering and has a delightful citrus aroma and a bright citrus flavor.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cousin_Larry (244) - - APR 19, 2014
Similar to an IPA but instead of a pine flavor it had pineapple/grapefruit. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Orange/gold color. Fruit aroma. Slight bitterness with a fruity sweet finish. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (869) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Aroma is non descript - honey, hops, malt. A super light, refreshing, well balanced, Kolsh - like, simple golden ale. A bit of lemony hops. Quaffable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottled 11/25/13 and poured 2/12/14. Appearance: First, I like the shape of the bottle and custom design. Pours clear, pale yellow. Alright lacing. Tiny head. Smell: Pleasant. Little sweet. A light hop aroma. Some malt. A bit grainy. Basic, but a solid smell. The hoppy note was a nice little surprise. Taste/feel: Good brew. Thin feel with moderate carbonation. Good drinkability at only 4.4%. Solid hop flavor without a lot of bitterness. Slight malt sweetness at the end. A good amount of grain Simple, but done very well. A definite summer, or to be more precise, beach beer. Light, refreshing, nice bit of hops, highly sessionable ABV... could have been a very "eh" beer, but it’s actually very solid for the style. Not super interesting, but tasty enough. Would definitely have this one again, especially in the heat when I want something light. My first (and certainly not last) beer from Kona. Mahalo!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IPAgutten79 (362) - Skui, NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
Gul med medium skum. Aroma av malt og sitron. Smaker hovedsakelig malt, med innslag av sitron og humle. Tynn konsistens.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackflag321 (444) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle pour to shaker. Light orange-gold. Medium head. Fruity aroma. Mild hoppy and slightly sweet taste. Finish is thin, but not unexpected for the style and low ABV.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bjerkeaa (155) - NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
Clear straw colour, white head. Pilsner malt aroma, some funk. Taste is rich, sweet and lightly bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frode (101) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 11, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Nice pale yellow with diminishing head. Hoppy aroma, mild and nice taste. Not very exciting.


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