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RATINGS: 609   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   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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2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
scefer (8) - - JUL 4, 2013
Free six pack from a work function...Aroma was of light hops. From the smell I thought this would be a solid beer. Unfortunately, I was wrong. For me, this was too watery. The hops hit you a bit at first, but then it fades into nothingness. It reminded me of one of those fake "Craft" beers that Budweiser produces.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlimHabib (232) - California, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle pour. Clear golden with a good frothy white head, but disappears quickly. Good citrus aroma with grapefruit and pineapple, and some floral hops. Medium body. Bright citrus fruit taste with floral hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirstyrabbit (1152) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle. Pale golden body with some cloudiness, minimal head disappears soon. Aroma has a pleasant sweet and fruity hoppiness. Pineapple. Taste has sweet pineapple and some melon. Light but refreshing. And sessionable. Pretty good for what it is - not a beer to analyse thoroughly but something refreshing to grab from the fridge and drink straight from the bottle when you get thirsty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (2166) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is fruity, citrusy, resiny. Strong hoppy. Lightly hazy golden colour, small head. Taste is also hop-centered, bitter, pleasant moderate intensity. Thin bodied, which is evident from the beginning, but that actually makes for a really nice thirst-quencher. Very nice sessionable beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (879) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2014
DWG; Bottle 12 FL. OZ. Pours moderate, frothy, clear golden with a fast fading white head. Nose is intense, malt, caramel , passion -grapefruit, light grass and spice. Taste is less, light sweet and bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is avarage. Probably perfect on a Hawaiian beach.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (1505) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma: grains, bread, some tropical fruits. Appearance: clear gold, medium, frothy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: malts dominating, some sweets and fruits coming up, soft carbonation. Overall: quite decent Golden Ale, nice fruitiness. Bottle at Pond, Dalston Kingsland.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sadacdur (7) - - DEC 7, 2014 does not count
Aroma was very nice. Fruity. I expected more, but taste was light. I have to say that this ale is the true summer ale. I drank this in Finland in december with polar bears so not the best time to drink this. =DD

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (5070) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle from Convi. Golden color with small white head. Fruity, floral hoppy aroma. Solid malty base, with light fruity, floral hoppy bitterness with tangerines, oranges, tropical fruits. Medium long frutiy finish with hoppy touch. Refreshing beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HerrBierkoenig (350) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 2, 2014
From 0.355l bottle, BBD: JUN 25 14. Pours hazy pale golden liquid, small white soapy head, Aroma: nice, light fruity, light flowery, sweet, Taste: light sweet, light bitter, light sour, fruity, elderflower, mineral water, Palate: light body, slick texture, mineral mouthfeel, average carbonation, abrupt fruity finish, Overall: drinkable, good, but mild.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
loco_gallego (148) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Blonde dorée, translucide. Petite mousse, peu persistante. Aromatique de malt sucrés-fruités, et houblonnage très fruité-floral et citrus. Peu complexe, mais très aromatique... bien dans son style. En bouche plutôt sucrée avec une forte présence d’houblonnage. Peu d’amertume. Un peu trop légère, peu de carbonatation. Sensation aqueuse. Bière un avec peu de corps et de complexité, mais bien plaisante au niveau du fort houblonnage.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eirikur (372) - hafnarfjordur, ICELAND - NOV 28, 2014
Aroma: banana, peach, dry fruit. Light golden colour. Taste: light, fresh, very average, has to be served cold. Palate: Simple, nice for those warmer days. Overall: Not bad, still was expecting a little more ooomph.


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