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RATINGS: 833   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

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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5026) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 5, 2016
On tap at growler guys meridian. pours out clear crisp light straw color topped with a white head. nose is light wet wheat some light floral and grassy hops. Taste is more of the light wheat and a touch of grassy hops. Not much going on this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (3808) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 23, 2016
Bottle at Ran and Dale’s. Clear gold-blond. Light fruity-hoppy aroma, light bitter and fruiity tadte. Light body, faint fruiity and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
glennmastrange (2570) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2016
Tap. Light cereal for the malt, light to moderate pine for the hops, with notes of pepper and paper. Head is large, frothy, white with good lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is hazy light amber. Flavor start slightly acidic and finishes lightly acidic and bitter. Palate is light to medium, watery with a lively carbonation. A nice Blond Ale with a decent hop presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2306) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2016
Draught at The Haggerston, London. Clear golden with a small white soapy head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Nice bitterness with sweet tones. Caramel, malts, pine, orange and grass. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (4831) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2016
Bottle from Appellation Wines Comely Bank. Appearance - golden with a nice fluffy head. Nose - pine, orange and apricot. Taste - luscious oranges and apricots. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - very enjoyable. I’d classify this as an American Pale Ale in style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
colui72 (554) - HONG KONG - APR 17, 2016
Clear golden with no head. Aroma of malts and tropical fruits. Taste is malty, pinapple, grapefruit, medium sweet-bitter, light bodied and bready. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (1436) - - APR 14, 2016
Clear golden color with small head. Arom is hoppy. Flavor is hops, malt, caramel, bitter. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bshep (141) - - APR 13, 2016
Great brew. Great taste. Good drinking parting beer. ..................................................

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wheresthepath (2014) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2016
Bottle at the Greyfriar, Reading. Nice gold colour but visibly thin and fizzy.Butter and caramel up front but generally has more than a hint of mass market lager about it. Some sweetcorn, a hint of citrus, a touch of grass, but predominantly bland and fizzy. Drinkable but poor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DBob5150 (233) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2016
Nothing stands out in it’s appearance, semi-cloudy, medium yellow body with medium white head that fades pretty quick. Aroma is fruity, pineapple with hints of pine. Taste is mild, slightly sweet, but not overpowering. Mild and somewhat refreshing.

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