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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

813 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 813
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 66 | 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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chefdave37

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15%

02-11-2014 01:25:07 | More by chefdave37
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

02-09-2014 21:59:29 | More by MacStinson
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Dools9

Massachusetts

3.91/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle, dated Dec. 16 13. Poured into a shaker pint.

A: Yup, its a nice golden color with lots of active carbonation. Finger or so of white head that fades rather quickly. Leaves suome decent patches of lace.

S: This is surprisingly hoppy for a golden ale. A bit of sweet peach pineapple and citrus with a lemon zest twang, some grassiness, pale malt breadiness.

T: Sweetness from pale barely malt breadiness, decent hop presence of tropical citrus, grassiness. Very low bitterness makes this one a perfect summer session brew.

M: Light body feel, a bit watery but expected, well carbonated however not selstery. Very refreshing.

O: Suprised by this one, its extremely refreshing and has a decent hop presence with minimal bitterness, perfect warm weather session brew. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 18:49:22 | More by Dools9
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stript

Washington

4/5  rDev +13.3%

02-06-2014 07:48:33 | More by stript
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johnnyf27

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-03-2014 22:04:28 | More by johnnyf27
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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Monstro

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-02-2014 04:57:47 | More by Monstro
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paulish

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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mlm5641

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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New Jersey

2/5  rDev -43.3%

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

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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Furley80

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +41.6%

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New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-28-2014 15:22:50 | More by berlinabb
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Vanz

Australia

3/5  rDev -15%

01-27-2014 22:19:17 | More by Vanz
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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California

3/5  rDev -15%

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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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ginuwin794

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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BrooklynPanch

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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Bartos

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-19-2014 19:24:29 | More by Bartos
Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 813 ratings.