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RATINGS: 887   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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

CubsClapp's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CubsClapp (13) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2008
Had this on draft in Hawaii at our hotel and at the Kona Brewery(which is a fantastic place by the way with terrific food). I was hoping I’d be able to find it in Colorado, but no luck. I’m surprised by how low everybody is reviewing this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (818) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Appearance is a clear gold with a medium white head. Taste is pretty light, but well balanced. Overall refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cgarvieuk (21559) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle at ash... Golden yellow Amber.. Herbal toffee malts nose.. Juicy herbal toffee malts.. Light caramel malts

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nihtila (2884) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle at Appellation tasting. Clear golden. Nose is kiwi, light citrus, grass. Taste is bland, light citrus, light grain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuu666 (10592) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle at appellation. Pours golden, nose is light citrus, toffee, taste is dry, floral, thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Heavenkisses18 (5) - California, USA - SEP 18, 2016 does not count
American Blonde Ale style beer that is smooth and lightweight with tropical aroma and hoppy flavoring. A lighter alcohol content weighed in at 4.4% with overall a pleasant citrus taste. Available in draft and bottle form.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MeanMugMcNug (5) - - SEP 1, 2016 does not count
Nothing special in any direction for this beer. Easy drinking, lightly sweet, sessionable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
thepatrickman (829) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Bottle from Greg (gregwilson) -- cheers! Amazingly bland, like a Budweiser bottle wearing a fancy label. There’s really very little to comment on here -- it’s light, crisp, and it tastes generally like beer. It’s technically an ale, but it could definitely pass as a lager. Not bad, per se, just eminently forgettable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Breezy4life (52) - - AUG 15, 2016
Color is light gold. Clear and filtered. Aroma is faint. Hints of malt and grains. Taste is light and crisp. Hints of hops, malt, and grains. Smooth. Not overpowering. Mouthfeel is light and there is very little aftertaste. Does not linger. *12 oz bottle into pint glass ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madquacker (1112) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2016
Golden american pale ale in style with citrus and malt biscuit notes. Minimal carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mice (801) - FINLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Vaalea, hailakankeltainen ja aavistuksen samea olut hyvin pienellä vaahdolla. Tuoksu vahvasti eksoottisen hedelmäinen, mangoa ja papaijaa ainakin havaittavissa. Maku ei ole ihan voimakkaan ja houkuttelevan tuoksun tasolla, mutta myös siitä löytyy eksoottista hedelmää aina jälkimakua myöten. Lisäksi varsinkin jälkimaussa viljaista maltaisuutta. Varsin raikas ja hiilihappoinen, mutta samalla hieman vetinen kokonaisuus.

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