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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

852 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 852
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.69%
Wants: 14
Gots: 80 | 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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OgreSanchez

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

07-27-2013 23:58:14 | More by OgreSanchez
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-27-2013 19:05:22 | More by nheinzie57
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jurbanik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-26-2013 16:54:47 | More by jurbanik
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

07-26-2013 16:41:15 | More by rowingbrewer
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njsurfer82

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-26-2013 16:29:42 | More by njsurfer82
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camartin27

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-26-2013 03:31:58 | More by camartin27
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-26-2013 02:27:51 | More by AnitaBrewski
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soju6

Missouri

3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a light golden color with a decent head that fades to bits of lacing.

S: Aroma is on the mild side with a bit of citrus, malt sweetness, grassy with a hint of tropical fruit.

T: Taste follows with citrus, some malt sweetness, tropical fruit and just a touch of honey. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

T: Light body, smooth with just enough honey to give it a bit of flair without making it too sweet.

O; Pleasant beer to relax with on a hot Summer day.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 15:03:48 | More by soju6
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Diesel33

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-24-2013 23:24:35 | More by Diesel33
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ruckus232

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-21-2013 14:56:42 | More by ruckus232
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

07-21-2013 14:52:27 | More by mwbrady12
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kornkid8600

California

4/5  rDev +13%

07-19-2013 01:27:49 | More by kornkid8600
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-17-2013 20:37:13 | More by gpblackgt
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-17-2013 02:30:26 | More by lupercmda
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oldirtycaffrey

Virginia

3.26/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Very decent brew for a hot summer day -- a nice change of pace from stronger IPAs or another type of summer go-to beer. Pours a very pale yellow with a slight foamy white head. No significant lacing appears on the glass as you finish. The smell is slightly astringent but mostly has a moderate hop aroma. It's a very easy beer to drink as it is not too bitter, not too much carbonation -- very solid choice for a hot day or to pair up with some burgers or ribs on the grill.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 16:32:44 | More by oldirtycaffrey
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swimnadd

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-14-2013 20:01:07 | More by swimnadd
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-12-2013 22:19:01 | More by apasternak
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rgille2

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13%

07-10-2013 20:10:15 | More by rgille2
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Soxfan45

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-08-2013 22:19:48 | More by Soxfan45
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Mordhaus

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-08-2013 00:35:21 | More by Mordhaus
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4/5  rDev +13%

07-07-2013 12:26:17 | More by FLBeerGuy
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awwdumbnoob

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +13%

07-07-2013 10:56:14 | More by awwdumbnoob
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SlothBeard

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-07-2013 00:30:43 | More by SlothBeard
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A hazy golden color beer. The head was white and fizzy and fades to a simple collar. Small streams of carbonation rise slowly to the top.
The aroma was mostly of hops. They had a fresh and dank smell. Smelled nie.
Taste was thin and watery with some hops and grainy malts. The hops wern't as noticeable as in the nose but still had a desent taste.
The beer drank dry and almost abrasive, but felt flat and lifeless on the palate.
Over all it's a good beer especially for the summer months with it's easy drinking and low alcohol. Take it to the shore.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 11:18:01 | More by micromaniac129
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g_jenkins

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-06-2013 07:24:12 | More by g_jenkins
Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.