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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

861 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 861
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.69%
Wants: 14
Gots: 82 | 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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marct

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-01-2013 03:46:00 | More by marct
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nickyval13

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

03-30-2013 22:07:52 | More by nickyval13
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Adkins1203

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13%

03-28-2013 12:21:29 | More by Adkins1203
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mactrail

Washington

3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bright yellow beer in the Duvel tulip. A modest head that subsides fairly rapidly. Slight tanginess, but the taste is more of club soda carbonation.

A subtle, but tantalizing, aroma of hops. Not much malt in the flavor, or much hops either, but it's a standard, clean beery taste. This could be recommended as an inoffensive quaff, but it is pretty well devoid of interest, even for the Blonde category.

From the 12 oz bottle bought at Ralph's Supermarket in San Clemente.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 03:25:13 | More by mactrail
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-26-2013 22:04:20 | More by Whiskeydeez
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LoFiDave

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-25-2013 04:52:38 | More by LoFiDave
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Ncpogs

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-23-2013 03:42:36 | More by Ncpogs
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Vixie

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a straw yellow color with a small white head.

Smell is mainly malt and yeast.

A lot of malt up front, as well as yeast. Has a bit of floral hops at the finish to keep things balanced.

Ok feel, a touch watery, has a lot of carbonation.

A decent beer, but nothing really stands out. Easy to drink, would be nice on a hot day. I am hoping to try more from Kona, now that they are available in my area.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 02:56:12 | More by Vixie
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jibjib513

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-21-2013 19:40:51 | More by jibjib513
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bh123

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-21-2013 04:42:17 | More by bh123
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

03-19-2013 21:31:37 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13%

03-19-2013 02:56:46 | More by JoeLacy
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Kanewai

Hawaii

4.75/5  rDev +34.2%

03-18-2013 01:38:26 | More by Kanewai
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vfalstad

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-17-2013 08:05:43 | More by vfalstad
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jameyp

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

03-14-2013 15:38:57 | More by jameyp
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-14-2013 08:50:40 | More by Resuin
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-12-2013 15:24:22 | More by Chris77McGrath
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hsus0225

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-10-2013 06:07:07 | More by hsus0225
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CesarLopes

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-10-2013 04:24:44 | More by CesarLopes
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-09-2013 22:22:00 | More by spycow
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SmLance

Arizona

4/5  rDev +13%

03-06-2013 02:30:19 | More by SmLance
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MarshMan71

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

03-05-2013 20:07:08 | More by MarshMan71
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.5%

03-03-2013 18:16:24 | More by tmars13
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DrkNite12

New York

4/5  rDev +13%

03-03-2013 15:42:15 | More by DrkNite12
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13%

03-03-2013 07:19:09 | More by PatGreer
Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 861 ratings.