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RATINGS: 791   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   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 (11442) - 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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPC1524 (62) - Devon, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2016
A lovely golden ale with a nice balance. Slightly sweet with a great delicate hoppy finish. Has interesting botanical notes. Refreshing, tasty and very quaffable!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nickel (817) - - FEB 11, 2016
Aroma: malt, hops. Rather weak aroma Taste: malt with some weak notes of hops and spices Expected more

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Heidbummer (46) - SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Disappointing. Golden yellow, thin head. Very little taste or texture to it. Kona make some really good brews, and compared to their "entry level" lager Longboard, this really doesn’t do much at all for me.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Manslow (766) - Warsaw, POLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Butelka 0,355l kolor złoty, klarowny, piana średnia minimalnie oblepia szkło. Aromat zbożowy, lekko kwiatowy smak, średnie piwo.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fredfa (184) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - FEB 7, 2016
Cerveja sem complexidade. Refrescante e com aroma agradável. Muito boa para dias de calor.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikkellund42 (704) - DENMARK - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy honey yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, caramel and hints of spruce and pineapple. Taste is light to medium sweet, medium bitter and light acidic. Body is light oily with sparking carbonation. Finish is long and mostly bitter with notes of malt, sugar, caramel, lemon, pineapple, pink grapefruit and hints of fresh point wood.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAleMale (9) - Worcester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2016 does not count
Bottle from the exceptional Whole Foods Cheltenham. What I would call an APA. Deserves better than the average score on here. Hoppy, yet light and drinkable. American style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rotaman14 (492) - Germany, lives in Vilnius, LT, - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle, bb 02.07.2016. Clear golden beer with a minimal white head. Weak grainy and grassy aroma. Stingy metallic taste, malts, grain. Fairly high carbonation. Surprisingly bad. An imported craft beer ale, that is worse than the macro lager from the supermarket around the corner... next one, please.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
weitz15 (495) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Light amber pour. Flavir is a good mix of citrus, light grain, and a slightly sweet, almost mango note.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (2680) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Light, crisp and drinkable. High sweetness, low bitterness. No faults, just edgeless.


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