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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

956 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 956
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 21
Gots: 121 | 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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Ncpogs

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -7.1%

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.

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

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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

California

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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

Hawaii

4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

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

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15%

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

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Brazil

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Arizona

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.3%

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

New York

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13.3%

03-03-2013 07:19:09 | More by PatGreer
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

03-02-2013 22:49:51 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-02-2013 21:57:56 | More by MN_Beerticker
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NeutroMan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-02-2013 20:54:31 | More by NeutroMan
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hosehead83

Ohio

4.36/5  rDev +23.5%

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Light copper/gold in color,with a decent cap of white foam.
Aroma-Subtle citus hops, tropical fruit notes
Taste-Fruity citrus hops, soft pineapple note, underlying citrus rind. Well-balanced, smooth, fresh and tasty. Fish tacos would fit the bill nicely.

02-25-2013 22:46:23 | More by hosehead83
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-25-2013 04:17:00 | More by bcsbeer
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dpage27

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-24-2013 00:11:12 | More by dpage27
Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 956 ratings.