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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

946 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 946
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 21
Gots: 118 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Big Wave is light golden ale with a subtle fruitiness and delicate hop aroma. A smooth, easy drinking refreshing ale. The lightly roasted honey malt contributes to the golden hue of this beer and also gives a slight sweetness that is balanced out by our special blend of hops.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: Sixpoint on 03-19-2005)
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Massachusetts

3.64/5  rDev +3.1%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #68 (Spetember 2012):

LOOK: Pale gold, massive white foam head.

SMELL: Fruity, grain, honey

TASTE: Smooth, light-ish body, light sweetness, cereal grains, fruity, mildly tropical, toasty, honey finish

If the average non-beer geek drinker were to close their eyes and imagine what beer might taste in Hawaii, they might expect to taste something like this beer; a light ale with seemingly tropical fruity notes. Decent and drinkable.

STYLE: American Blonde Ale
ABV: 4.4%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

06-26-2014 17:27:41 | More by BeerAdvocate
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5/5  rDev +41.6%

Great beer good taste lovely smell and overall a very crisp enjoyable refreshing taste!!

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Light and refreshing. A great summer beer!! I kept getting hints of grapefruit, which I found enjoyable.

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Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 946 ratings.