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RATINGS: 679   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2013
12oz bottle from Binny’s Lakeview. Pours a crystal clear, straw colored body with a finger-width, foamy and frothy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma has a nice, fresh, crisp grassy and pine hopping with a pleasant grapefruit note. Light, grainy pale malt note behind the hops. Flavor isn’t as crisp and clean, but it’s alright. Some grassy citrus notes with a light pine and a grainy, somewhat bready, lightly sweetened pale malt backing. FInishes lightly bitter and mostly dry with some biscuity notes alongside a few citruses. Medium length aftertaste following a light body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a decent golden ale. The aroma was pretty solid and this remained easy drinking and quaffable. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4604) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Madame Moustache, Helsingborg.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, floral, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Hops, malt, fruit, some citrus, a bit floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (336) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle pour. Aroma of tropical fruit, pineapple, mango, light hops. Finish is light with mild nuttiness. A pleasant light beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bnwokedi89 (93) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Decent enough golden blonde local beer in Hawaii. Typical blonde/ale taste with less sweetness/citrus than you typically see in a blonde ale. Minimal carbonation with zero head at the top of the pour. Nothing special about this brew ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smmaaren (283) - NORWAY - MAY 23, 2015
12 fl.oz. bottle from COOP Obs! Hypermarket. Tasted straight from the bottle. Nice beer for late summer evenings. Aloha!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dzhigga (209) - Kirov, RUSSIA - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle. Golden color with thin unsteady head. Aroma of tropical fruit. Light-bodied beer. Taste is mild, very lightly bitter. Finish is short. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
indrekr (95) - ESTONIA - MAY 15, 2015
Aroma: grapefruit, dried banana. Appearance: golden, clear, minimal head, white foam. lightly bitter, medium sourness, medium sweetness, Palate: medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
miyauchi38 (667) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2015

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bennetporter (262) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Kind of blah, smooth, uninspired golden ale. Slight hoppiness. Okay beer I guess. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3620) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from bier-deluxe.de: Aroma is hoppy, fruity, grainy. Notes of grass, pineapple, grapes. Golden color, low white head. Flavor is mild, light malty, fruitiness (mango, papaya), pine. Quite light bodied but thirst quenching.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhammaren (1288) - FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
.355l bottle @ Sloppy Joe’s. Pours clear with low white yeasty head. Aroma is hops, citrus fruits, some pine, cascade?, sweat. Flavor is mostly same. Bit watery though. Easy to drink.

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