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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

814 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 814
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 67 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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thatdewguy

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -71.7%

05-31-2013 01:27:46 | More by thatdewguy
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

07-21-2013 14:52:27 | More by mwbrady12
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j-estep

Ohio

2/5  rDev -43.3%

04-23-2013 23:52:55 | More by j-estep
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user785335

Florida

2/5  rDev -43.3%

09-10-2013 16:06:36 | More by user785335
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thefluker

Missouri

2/5  rDev -43.3%

08-31-2013 13:32:27 | More by thefluker
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Dovers

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -43.3%

04-02-2014 01:40:53 | More by Dovers
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

2/5  rDev -43.3%

09-20-2013 07:08:47 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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BourbonJersey

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -43.3%

01-31-2014 00:30:01 | More by BourbonJersey
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trytoketchup

Arizona

2/5  rDev -43.3%

12-07-2013 02:03:42 | More by trytoketchup
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.3%

03-03-2013 18:16:24 | More by tmars13
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Kpitevl

Missouri

2/5  rDev -43.3%

05-08-2013 00:30:11 | More by Kpitevl
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bellb

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -43.3%

05-04-2013 23:21:02 | More by bellb
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.3%

05-19-2013 06:36:27 | More by Budinetz
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Dover

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -43.3%

04-02-2014 01:40:47 | More by Dover
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Shawner

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

11-10-2013 16:00:33 | More by Shawner
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Smithperson

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

10-13-2013 22:28:51 | More by Smithperson
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Hopinista

Nevada

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

01-16-2014 14:52:03 | More by Hopinista
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Matthew607

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

03-24-2014 16:48:36 | More by Matthew607
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squirrel49

South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

04-27-2014 03:45:39 | More by squirrel49
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chugalug06

Colorado

2.34/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Crisp, clean, yellow brew with white thick foamy head. Good lacing.

Papery, wet cardboard, bland.

Thin, wet, awkward dryness, missing much flavor from hops. Papery. Darn near water. Medium carbonation, substantial carbonation helps out the lack of flavors. Too wet and watery, not well balanced or complemented.

Initial drainpour, but then I wanted a crisp clean-ish brew. Cant recommend, but fits the summer profile. Kona can do better, a total miss.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2013 02:37:28 | More by chugalug06
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Overlord

California

2.38/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours yellow, large white head. Smell: pure macro lager. Ugh. Taste slight skunk, overly sweet, unpalatable, sickle, and there's little to nothing "blond" about it.

Just not a good brew, and I never would have guessed that I was drinking an ale. Watery, not very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2008 02:08:02 | More by Overlord
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jason_nwx

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

08-18-2013 00:01:44 | More by jason_nwx
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mmink27

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

06-05-2014 19:47:23 | More by mmink27
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nyrblue2

New York

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

09-14-2013 22:57:31 | More by nyrblue2
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mobrockman

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

07-10-2014 23:50:55 | More by mobrockman
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Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 814 ratings.