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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

924 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 924
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.69%
Wants: 19
Gots: 112 | 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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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-19-2014 01:44:09 | More by Boone757
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tjb27

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-18-2014 04:06:31 | More by tjb27
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antman27

New York

3/5  rDev -15.3%

05-18-2014 00:15:45 | More by antman27
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Jaguarkmd

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-17-2014 23:38:13 | More by Jaguarkmd
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cosgrovekatie

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-17-2014 22:53:13 | More by cosgrovekatie
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

05-17-2014 14:33:20 | More by tvghost
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

05-17-2014 06:21:38 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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caustin90


4/5  rDev +13%

05-16-2014 15:58:45 | More by caustin90
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Cozuma

Indiana

3.74/5  rDev +5.6%

Light yellow and slightly hazy with a white cap that starts about a half inch with a vigorous pour and fades to an eighth inch. Big on floral and tropical fruit notes on the nose very light bittering, reminds me a of hopped up version of a wheat beer. Very sessionable would be great to have in a cooler on the beach in Kaua'i soaking up some rays. Pick one up if you're looking to add some tropical feel to the next time you lounge in your hammock.

05-16-2014 06:37:10 | More by Cozuma
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Cook82

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-16-2014 01:37:30 | More by Cook82
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -15.3%

05-15-2014 15:33:51 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

05-13-2014 01:13:37 | More by Michaeldmanley
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

05-11-2014 15:24:00 | More by DWolf
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Melissaluke101

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

05-10-2014 22:34:25 | More by Melissaluke101
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-10-2014 00:51:33 | More by AndrewMichael
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AC-Mivsek

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-09-2014 22:17:42 | More by AC-Mivsek
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Williaar

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-09-2014 03:40:45 | More by Williaar
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

05-09-2014 01:45:49 | More by KeeganRohovich
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HuntDaddy540

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

05-08-2014 17:49:45 | More by HuntDaddy540
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neenerzig

Ohio

3.91/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into one of my pint glasses, this beer pours a slightly/cloudy, but mainly clear medium golden color. has a nice white head that is about 3/4 of an inch thick when first poured that eventually settles to a medium sized ring lining the inside of the glass with little spots of foam here and there but not much lacing. Aromas of floral citrus and some minerally grassyness. Has a slightly sweet malt flavor upfront that gives way so some nice citrus zest in the hops. More citrusy in the hop department than it is bitter. Rounded with with a bit of herbal mineralness. Has a crisp and smooth, medium bodied motufeel with moderate to heavy carbonation. Easy to drink in the way good beer should be. AN excellent beer for the first warm weather evening that Cleveland has had in about 7 months!

Eric

05-08-2014 04:13:48 | More by neenerzig
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-08-2014 02:03:04 | More by kkmiller76
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WiserBud

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

05-08-2014 00:24:41 | More by WiserBud
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BrettMRogers

Georgia

3.84/5  rDev +8.5%

Poured into a glass .

A-3/4 inch white head, nice inviting golden color

S-rich fruity flavors

T-tastes how it smells, good citrus flavors present, including aftertaste

M-water but well carbonated

O-very good golden ale! I'll definitely get it again

05-07-2014 22:39:04 | More by BrettMRogers
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EdReck

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +34.2%

05-07-2014 15:43:21 | More by EdReck
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NjalThorgeirsson

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

05-07-2014 05:49:40 | More by NjalThorgeirsson
Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 924 ratings.