Big Wave Golden Ale | Kona Brewing Co.

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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
Ranking:
#39,351
Reviews:
337
Ratings:
1,938
pDev:
14.25%
Bros Score:
3.67
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
770
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,938 |  Reviews: 337
Photo of FrostyFlower
4.08/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

One of my new favorites. Great taste with a slight fruitiness to it. Nice little hoppy kick on the back end of it. Very well balanced golden ale. Perfect after a hard days work or a hot summer day.

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Photo of Jstarr2517
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sashmont
3.45/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BubbaGuppy
3.86/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dandy14
3.42/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SirFolmarv
3.31/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of simplyside
4.22/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joedvegas
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Gold and relatively clear look. Lingering half-finger white head with decent lacing. Medium hints of pineapple, orange-peel, lemon and malt on the nose. Balanced taste that isn't big in any area. Hints of old road, citrus and a biscuity finish. Medium feel, with a decent palate-coating finish.

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Photo of atrocity
2/5  rDev -44.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of G-R-Fracassa
3.26/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of dainbramage637
3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VILJ
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jessejmartin
3.86/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Juan_Andere
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TBDave
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A very rich golden color. Looks like a glass of honey. Nice white head that disappeared quickly. Tastes sweet, but not too fruity. Easy to drink. Very enjoyable.

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Photo of dustin22martin
3.39/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of puck1225
3.34/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Got it from a friend. Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Clear yellow color with decent white head and lacing. Pleasant sweet grassy smell. Clean crisp taste. Pretty good beer.

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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of stopimalreadydead
3.05/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brewsome
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Serving: Can: dated July 24, 2017

A: Clear medium golden color, medium-high carbonation. Medium+ head. Head retention & some lacing in a chilled glass.

S: Fruity hop aroma.

T: The Very light maltiness brings a tasty hop flavor combination to the forefront of tropical fruit (peaches) with some citrus. Very clean, dry lager like with a watery aftertaste. Very refreshing and sessionable lite ale.

O: Great hop flavor but too overpriced for a 4.4 abv lite ale. If priced lower I would have this beer stacked high in my Keezer.

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Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of worldkrysis
3.21/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Alexc11
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Crisp, light, citrusy beer. Perfect by the beach.

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Photo of carteravebrew
2.94/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 1,938 ratings
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