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RATINGS: 874   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


Drake's rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2013
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a clear golden color with a thin white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toasted malts and grassy hops. The taste is toasted malts, a bit of corn, grassy and herbal hops. Medium bodied. Decent.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (1207) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle @ home Clear pale golden, white head Cereals, pine needles, resin, balsamic, tropical fruit, red orange, mango Watery, light body, carbonated, very drinkable, some cereals, orange, pineapple and mango, tropical hops

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_rookie (360) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Pours a very clear, very golden color. Well carbonated. About one finger white head. Low retention, okay lacing.

Aroma is very hoppy, but not bitter or citrus hops. I guess herbal hops maybe. Has tropical fruit...papaya maybe? A little bready, a lot sweet.

Taste is mild. Has some sort of weird upfront bitterness, but after that its largely sweet. It’s very hoppy, spicy hoppy, but not bitter. I’m looking for pepper in there, but not finding any. I’m tasting some tropical fruit, maybe orange zest. There may be pear.

Mouthfeel is light bodied. Very refreshing. A little dry, a little oily.

Overall, I like it. A little different. I was surprised by the hops. I would probably recommend this, and I might buy iit again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7725) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2016
(Draught at Bishop’s Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm, 22 July 2016) Golden colour with frothy, white head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of peaches, orange and toffee. Malty, fruity taste with peaches, toffee, citrus, pineapple, soft malt and a balanced citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Fresh and tasty, highly drinkable. Quite nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NordicV (1916) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2016
Gul öl med vitt skum. Dofterna är lätta med frukt, maltighet, hö och örtighet. Samma återkommer i smaken. Något tunn.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (2705) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2016
Flaska. Klar guldfärgad med ett medelstort vitt skum. Dofter och smaker av citron, persika och gräs. Avslutas med en lättare örtighet. Lätt beska.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (1987) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2016
Light bodied citrus infused Golden ale with a hazy golden color, pillow white head and an overall easy drinker. My Big Wave was definitely brewed stateside and under the influence of A-B. Still enjoyable nonetheless.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hohops (749) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Appearance- clear and golden, with a fast-disappearing white head. Aroma- malts, cereal, citrus fruit. Taste- creamy and malty, lemon meringue pie. Good stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Berra (26) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2016
God Ale som passade utmärkt till kvällens mat, Wallenbergare. Ni vet, panerade biffarna gjorda av kalvfärs, med mos och lingon.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (758) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2016
Bottle @ L&L Hawaiian Barbeque, Shibuya, Tokyo. Aroma is citrus. Appearance is pale. Taste is citrus, but that much. Quite easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hartoloni (171) - - JUL 2, 2016
Pours golden woth light white head. Aroma tropical, dried pineapple and apple. Taste fruity, tropical pineapple and passion fruit perhaps apricot yoghurt. Nice on a hot day, one for the summer.


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