Big Wave Golden Ale | Kona Brewing Co.

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81
good
1,834 Ratings
THE BROS
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Big Wave Golden AleBig Wave Golden Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
konabrewingco.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

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

Added by Sixpoint on 03-19-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,834
Reviews:
309
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
14.37%
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
704
For Trade:
2
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very good spring beer, refreshing and hoppy as well.

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Photo of Spence138
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of dsmcva00
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clean, clear, golden color with an off-white head.

Smell is of mango juice and ocean breeze.

Taste is light, slightly sweet and thirst-quenching. Malt prominently comes in towards the end, balancing with the aroma hops. Carbonation is pretty high at first, but a few minutes of off-gassing and warming up lend itself well to this beer. The finish is of biscuit malt.

I really like this beer! It’s really drinkable, refreshing, and quite balanced. My favorite Kona Brewing Co beer!

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of coldshowers
4.49/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JaredMarvel
4.49/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lelepat
4.48/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A touch of lemon zest. Nice brew from Hawaii

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Photo of Kathleenturin22
4.48/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tankmass
4.48/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.5

This is an exceptional golden ale. Very refreshing and cleanses the pallet. The lower abv and the crisp taste makes this a very easy beer to consume.

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Photo of adamhdg
4.47/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: nice, golden, slightly cloudy with a half inch head that dissipated quickly
S: sweet odor with some elements of citrus and bread
T: yummy citrus with a mild hop, sweet, (is that pineapple and banana ?)
F: easy drinking with some pleasing carbonation
I: I don't care what others think, I loved it. Will be on my short list.

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Photo of Bershad22
4.46/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
3.55 out of 5 based on 1,834 ratings.
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