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RATINGS: 704   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shot (245) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Straw-colored with a thin head that quickly dissipates to a lacy head. Fairly good hop aroma. Tastes of light malt, pine needles and a hint of coconut. Light mouthfeel with high carbonation. Very dry finish, but perhaps too dry. This would be a decent beer to sip on the beach or at a backyard barbecue.


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (808) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2015
12oz bottle, poured into a shaker. The aroma is a fresh baked, soft bread with hints of tropical fruit and honey. It pours a clear orange brown with a white, soapy fuzz for a head that has light retention and lace. The taste is a medium sweet light bitter. It’s oily with a light, foamy carbonaition and a medium light, grainy body with flavors of bread, light tropical fruit, a bit of caramel, and finishes crisp with a woody herb / pine note and some citrus. The mellow aftertaste is a bit burnt and waxy with a touch of sugary apricot herb that is cloying and lingers on the palate, but it does clean up with hint of clove late.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6525) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2015
[Draught at Mugshot Tavern] Pours a clear gold with an average size diminishing frothy white head. Some lacing. Mild aroma and flavour of bread, grain, fruit and light fruity hops. Average bodied. Meh. Boring.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjonesy07 (21) - Huntly, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2015
A refreshing golden ale with a hoppy taste with a hint of caramel. A slight,y cloudy appearance with a small head.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fisler (191) - GERMANY - JUL 3, 2015
Lustiges, kleines Fläschchen mit den hawaiianischen Inseln drauf, hab ich da vor mir stehen. Liquid Aloha ruft sie mir zu. Komm her du geile Welle, ich will Dich konsumieren! Zack, schon rollt sie in die Nase, eindeutig Mango, Südsee, ich zieh blank. Also Mund auf und nicht ertrinken - kein Salzwasser, aber leider ist die Mango auch davongeschwommen. Malzig, dank fast nicht vorhandener Karbonisierung leider etwas matt. Schade, schade, schon an den Strand gespült und Sand im Haar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (2807) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2015
Flaske. Pilsnergul klar øl med et flot skumhoved. Duft af blomstret humle. Smagen er frisk med en let bitterhed. Dejlig fin øl til en eftermiddag efter en dag i solen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
demitriustown (1127) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2015
12 oz bottle: Aroma has got a nice floral hop upfront with pine coming to the forefront. Appearance is a golden hue with a thick white head that diminishes slowly. Taste has got upfront hop notes with Very light malt backing. Palate has got a lingering hop characteristic and the diminishes in a mouth coating film. Overall, some pretty good stuff in my honest opinion. Cheers!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerdedDave (801) - - JUN 25, 2015
light amber to gold color; fresh, floral hop aroma; a crisp, clan beer; light floral hops on a very light malt base; not at all sweet; light and refreshing

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (1939) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle from Booths in Ripon. Pours golden with a frothy white head that fades to a light rim around the edge. The aroma has a little tropical fruit and some metallic notes. The taste is a little like a cross between an APA and a lager. Light and quite highly carbonated with tinny metal and some grapefruit. Drinkable enough, but this was pretty disappointing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Austin_Ripper (50) - Iowa, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Pours gold with a white head. Taste is sweet with a flowery with very minimal bitterness. Very tasty.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
benpickens (440) - Camarillo, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Pours pale gold with sweet adjunct aromas; light crisp refreshing on the tongue; not much going on here but refreshing


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