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RATINGS: 986   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

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2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scipio (1111) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Pours a clear, thin golden with a minimal white head. I was impressed with the aroma. It is very citrus and fruity. Lots of peaches especially, with orange, pineapple, and floral hops. The taste really sours unfortunately. It retains a bit of the strong peach impressions, but is actually more bland. Maybe somewhat grainy, but the best description is that it is almost lacking any taste. Thin, watery body. This really began with much promise from my first impression, but turned out to be a disappointment.


3.2
NikkTwist (3251) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2017 Draft at Irish Pol. Clear golden amber. Fizzy white foam. Well carbonated. Easy drinking mix of medium-light toasted malts and mild earthy grassy hops. Feels like a slightly spicy iced tea. Refreshing.

3.3
sebsky (158) - ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2017
355 ml bottle @home,bb 03/04/2018. Golden,clear. Thin white head,dissipating fairly quick. Malt,pine and citrus aroma. Taste is malt,citrusy. Extra point for the bottle.

3
Stultus (173) - ESTONIA - AUG 11, 2017
Pours golden with a quickly receding thin head. Sweetish malty aroma with light citrus and a bit fruity. Taste is malty, citrusy, lightly bitter, crisp, sweetish.

2.9
FunkyF (1218) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2017
Flaska från SB. Ljusgul med vitt skum. Lätt fruktig och örtig doft. Mild smak med låg beska och sötma. Lite fruktig.

4.5
OutdoorDad (1) - - AUG 2, 2017 does not count
Incredibly smooth and refreshing. This is the perfect beer for a hot summer day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
thebeerdad (3) - - JUL 31, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2017 aroma slight tropical fruit some citrus, doesn’t deliver on taste, high carbonation

3.2
mike_77 (6734) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2017
Golden colour with quick fading head. Aroma has some citrus and tropical fruit notes but they barely carry through in the taste.

3.1
miggle (348) - Fürth, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2017
Golden color, medium head. Smell has exotic fruits and citrus. Not very bitter. Nice and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
Larry_Duffman (551) - - JUL 27, 2017
I had it on tap. It pours orange and golden with a white head. The aroma is citrus and tropical fruit. The taste is the same with some hops. This was crisp, refreshing, and much more flavorful than your average golden.

3.3
Craftakt (58) - Hannover, Lower Saxony, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2017
Sehr leichtes, dezentes Bier. Geruch relativ neutral mit einem Hauch grasig zitroniger Note. Geschmack leicht süßlich, ein Hauch von exotischen Früchten und ein wenig Malz. Im Abgang dominiert dann die Hopfenbitterkeit. Vielschichtiges Bier dass aber viel Charakter dadurch verliert, dass es sehr wässrig ist. Entsprechend leicht ist auch der Genuss. Ein Sommerbier.


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