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RATINGS: 734   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
porkdiggity (108) - Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Well, it's definitely a golden ale. Fruity aroma, very light in hops but has a nice crispness to the finish. Overall a light beer, but I imagine it would be quite enjoyable on a hot summer day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boutip (5233) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle: Poured a clear golden color ale with a medium foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of clean cereal notes with light dry notes. Taste is also a mix of clean cereal notes with some light dry hoppy notes with subtle residual sugar notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Standard and somewhat middle of the road offering that is refreshing under the Hawaiian sun.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (629) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2015
355ml bottle from Systembolaget Hornstull. Clear golden, medium sized white fluffy head that leaves rich lacing. Big hoppy nose that gives the wow sensation when you had no expectations to begin with! Orange, grapefruit, mango. Light and fresh mouthfeel, quite high carbonated. The Taste is hoppy, fizzy in the mouth with mild tropical fruits. Great thirst quencher!!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Wollvieh (1) - - AUG 27, 2015 does not count
Mein Absoluter Favorit unter den fruchtig aromatischen Ale’s. Etwas wenig Schaum aber der Geschmack entwickelt sich bei jedem Schluck!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewerale (91) - - AUG 25, 2015
Agradável surpresa. Amarela levemente turva com pouca formação de espuma. Notas de erva cidreira, lúpulos herbáceos e discreto malte. Leve e refrescante com final curto e pouco adocicada.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bigcat03 (225) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Poured into a stange a nice clear gold with a sudsy white head. Faintly smells of grapefruit and pineapple. My wife says it, "smells like the beach." A clean, malty initial taste with an grassy note near the end. Lively carbonation and a thinner body. Nice lawnmower beer to mix things up bit nothing I’d go out of my way to buy.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
beer-yum (882) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 23, 2015
Restrained tropical (jungle) aroma in a clear golden pour. Pleasantly fruity taste to start quickly recedes into a watery finish. Not great - but still better than a mass produced lager.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ollemies (38) - - AUG 20, 2015
Tropical feel, pineapply. Smooth body and enjoyable aftertaste with a nice kick. I like it

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
pkbites (725) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Whoa. This has a lot more hops and bitter aftertaste than I expected. It looks average. Smells like watered down grapefruit juice. It’s smooth and refreshing, but then the aftertaste kicks it. Not bad at all!!!!! Bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (402) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
Not much head sweet Florida pink graprfruit feel ok beet a bit one dimensional.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (8325) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle at KØ 15. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of citrus, hops, malt, caramel and hay.


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