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RATINGS: 612   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 Ė 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. 10.3į

Malts: Pale (Premium 2-Row), Caramel
Hops: Galaxy, Citra

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2012

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, fruity, light to moderate hoppy, hay, light yeasty, fruity - herbal. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120623]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2013
Draught at Kona Brewing Company - KoKo Marina Pub, 5.4% ABV
Deep blond color, with generous compact head, leaving a sticky lace. The aroma is perfumy, hoppy, fresh, with delicate fruitiness. The mouthfeel is drier than expected, the flavor is rather anonymous, with some dry malt, and hints of good hops; ordinary bitterness, into a very dry final.
Promising aroma, disappointing flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14218) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are peach, citrus, flowers, malt and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle. It pours a clear, golden body and a minimal sized off-white head. The aroma is peachy, tropical and with hints of maltyness. All rather weak, but itís pleasant anyway. Itís medium bodied, semi-dry and pleasantly carbonated, with flavors of pale malts in the back, and peachy, tropical fruity hoppyness up front. Could use a bit more bitterness maybe, both initially and in the end, but itís a nice and refreshing beer anyway. 120623

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14139) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle at The Parcel Yard Kings Cross. Clear gold thick white head. Slightly oxidised hop aroma. But then it explodes in the mouth with almost space dust intensity. Possibly the strangest golden ale I have ever had. Beer of the day no doubt. Itís completely woken up my jaded senses and made me think. Sherberty space dust finish is exquisite. Not many beers put a big stupid grin on my face but this did. Yep even after several gulps I love the finish. Space dust man its space dust.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (14110) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2009
Bottle @ Jens C.G. Pours clear golden with a small bubbly off white head. Nose is sweet malty. Toffee and dust. Medium bodied. Lack of hops. Boring and average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13803) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2010
Bottle at Sunroute Shinjuku Hotel. Clear golden - white head. Toasted, bisquit, fruity, nice hoppy, light bitterness, orange, peppery, honey sweetness, light caramel. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (13432) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden color, medium white head. Aroma of subtle lemon. Taste is mixed citrus, light straw, light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2014
Bottled at kkk Kamppi. Golden color, medium-sizef head. Tropical fruity aroma. Light-bodied. Tropical fruity flavor but quite dry finish with grapefruit and even some cardboard. Easy going thirst-quincher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Golden, thin head. Mild pale malt nose. Taste is lightly fruity hop (lilikoi) and mild pale malts, with a modest level of bitterness. Good for type, ended up drinking a lot of it in Hawaii thanks to its ubiquity.

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