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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,037 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,037
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 22
Gots: 154 | FT: 1
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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4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

Delicious, easy drinking golden ale with a slightly fruity aroma. Very easy drinking on a warm day.

Major_Payne, Aug 31, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

A: Pours golden. Finger of bleached white head. Fairly rapid dissipation. Moderate to minimal lacing. Carbonation is moderate, with a fair amount of bubbles rising rapdily to form the head.

S: Malt dominant, with notes of grain and honey. Not incredibly aromatic. Getting a whiff of almost cereal like grain. Hops are fairly muted, but I do detect some mild fruitiness. Maybe a bit of overripe stone fruit or tropical fruit. However, this is hard to detect, as the smell is fairly weak.

T: Grainy and a bit gritty up front. Not getting much more than that. Take on a definitive fruity edge in the finish, but again, it's muted. Aftertaste carries some of this fruitiness, but it picks up this weird soda cracker like quality that isn't particularly pleasent. Very dry.

M: Fairly thin in the mouth. Not particularly carbonated, this one comes across as a bit watery.

O: Not a stellar beer. Not even a good one, really. Just mediocre.

McStagger, Aug 30, 2014
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Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 1,037 ratings.