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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,042 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,042
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 22
Gots: 155 | FT: 1
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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Pretzels, Jun 06, 2012
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broller, Aug 24, 2012
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Jacobus79, Jun 25, 2014
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Travix1516, Apr 29, 2013
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caustin90, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

JaredGolia, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

REESE367, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

MAUEX_MFA, Dec 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

LotsofLupulin, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

enelson, Jan 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

ShutdownKings, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

OregonGrown7, Nov 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

DiscGolfRobot, Feb 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

avckc, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a light brass hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a lively herbal hop atop a clean grainy pale malt.

The taste consisted of a vibrant herbal, a piney hop and fruity esters.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style with a vigorous carbonation.

Overall a very tasty hop forward blonde ale.

plaid75, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

axxe, Apr 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

FLBeerGuy, Jul 07, 2013
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Goatboy, Mar 07, 2014
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goodshiz, Jul 04, 2014
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Bramsigman, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Karibourgeois, Mar 08, 2014
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crob3888, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, bright golden color with a very nice white fluffy head with good retention.

The scent is of citrus and soft bready malt.

The taste is of lightly bitter citrus hops, sweet bready malt, some toasted grain and grassy notes.

Light body, pretty crisp feel, high carbonation.

Overall this was a very nice beer, good flavor that was very well balanced.

BeerCon5, Dec 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Troville1990, Aug 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

JoeLacy, Mar 19, 2013
Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 1,042 ratings.