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Big Wave Golden Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,037 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,037
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 22
Gots: 154 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,037 | Reviews: 187 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of everythingiszen
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Light, grapefruity without overwhelming the palate. Little to no head, light carbonation. Great session beer. Buy it whenever I see it :)

everythingiszen, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Screper
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Screper, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of FLima
3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Golden orange color with practically no head.
Nice tropical fruits aroma with predominant notes of pineapple, passion fruit and mango.
Likewise, fruity flavor with notes of honey, papaya, orange citrusy, passion fruit and melon. Dry aftertaste with a low to medium bitterness. Hops are very present in flavor and aroma, similar to an APA, but not much for bitterness.
Light body with perfect carbonation.
Positive surprise, I was expecting a boring beer. This is a flavorful beer with lots of tropical fruits. Assertive, clean and utterly pleasant. If it was easy to find I would always have this in my fridge to chill out.
Ap.3 Ar.4 Sab.3,75 Sens.4 Cj.3,75

FLima, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of JackieGreenbeard
5/5  rDev +40.8%

JackieGreenbeard, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

robdv54, Sep 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

KevChiTown, Sep 14, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +7%

Ppuech, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

rbmjr1, Sep 14, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +9.9%

CTague, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

ArmyATCBrewer, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Mr_Belvidere
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Mr_Belvidere, Sep 13, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -3.1%

dryndantheman, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

TylerTheTerrible, Sep 12, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +31.8%

Texas, Sep 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

ebeye, Sep 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

noproduction, Sep 11, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -7%

MichaelPiazza, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Osskjc, Sep 11, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

Mattmarinucci, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Pale yellow color. Good perfume of flowery hops. Good carbonation and retention. Taste is malty and fuity. Light body. Good carbonation.
Great drinkability.

eduardolinhalis, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Sheawilson
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Sheawilson, Sep 09, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -0.8%

tclipse, Sep 09, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +10.4%

Dbutera1282, Sep 08, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

Therealfootball, Sep 07, 2014
Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 1,037 ratings.