Tropical Wave Golden Ale All Grain Beer Recipe Kit

*Require advanced brewing equipment

Kona Big Wave Clone

Recipe Style: Blonde Ale All Grain Beer Recipe Kit 

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What does this beer taste like?

Tropical  Wave Golden Ale  is a light golden ale with a subtle fruitiness and delicate hop aroma. It is 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 with a blend of Citra and Mosiac hops.


Original Specific Gravity: 1.039 - 1.043
Final Specific Gravity: 1.007 - 1.011
Alcohol by Volume: 4.4%
Color: 5 SRM (This gold solves all troubles!)
International Bittering Units: 21
Time to Awesome Drinkability: 4 Weeks!


And now for the possibly funny, possibly serious, possibly irreverent flowery description....

In the lazy warmth of the late afternoon sky, the sun eases into an amber aura as the big waves roll up the golden beach in alluring scintillations. Within the shadow of a line of surfboards propped in the sand, your toes stretch towards the water as you recline on your beach chair, where you drink from your glass of this delightful golden ale, which features the harmonious blend of light malt, subtle caramel and the delicate hop character of Galaxy and Citra that imparts hints of tropical fruit and citrus, evoking the all-day drinkability of the Hawaiian experience.


All About American Blonde Ale

American Blonde Ale is a beer style that originated in the United States and is a variation of the classic Blonde Ale style. It is a light-bodied beer with a pale to golden color, and a clean, crisp flavor profile that emphasizes the use of American hops. That's why we call it American Blonde Ale. If our hops came from the glorious nation of Kazakhstan, then we would call the style "Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Blonde Ale". Has that certain ring to it.

American Blonde Ales typically have a moderate hop bitterness and aroma, with notes of citrus, pine, and floral flavors. They also have a mild to moderate malt character, with a slight sweetness that balances the hop bitterness. Some American Blonde Ales may also have added fruit or spice flavors, such as apricot or honey, to create a more complex and unique flavor profile. In other words, you're gettin' crazy with it.

Compared to Belgian Blonde Ales, American Blonde Ales are typically less spicy and more straightforward in flavor. They are also often lighter in body and alcohol content, making them a popular choice for a sessionable beer that can be enjoyed during social events, outdoor activities, indoor activities, activities that are simultaneously outdoor and indoor, and activities that occur in some parallel universe.

Overall, American Blonde Ales are a refreshing and easy-to-drink beer as evidenced by your empty glass.  Yeah, we can say that these yummy brews pair well with a variety of foods, from grilled meats and vegetables to spicy dishes and salads, which they do, but who really cares, because what we ultimately care about is that our glass is empty, and dammit, now I have to get off the couch and get another. Oh, and blonde ales are a great choice for those who enjoy a lighter beer with a moderate hop flavor and aroma. So drink up!