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Brewed by Siren
Style: American Pale Ale
Finchampstead, England

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Bottled; Occasional.

Our flagship IPA brimming with Aussie hops.
We have taken the base of our regular IPA Sound wave, and carefully chosen an Australian hop to replace each US hop used. Ella, Summer, Galaxy & Vic Secret all sing to a different tune and the effect is stunning, producing a very different beer. Sound Wave Aussie is more citrus than tropical fruit and has a more pronounced resinous finish. a more bitter tribute to our friends down under and their sporting success in the UK this year.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5713) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a hazy light amber with a round bubbly white head. The aroma is citrus, grassy hop. The flavour is medium to light bitter with a woody, spicy pepper hop bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (3139) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle at tasting, courtesy of jmgreenuk. Pours a headless golden beer, only a small ring of off white head on top. Aroma is very citrussy, piney, fruity and has a malty backbone. Flavor is very fresh bitter, lots of hops, resin and almost no malts detected. Nice, long bitter aftertaste. Very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2014
Poured hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma of sweet citrus and soft malt. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, reasonably bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6844) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours hazy golden with an off white head. Aroma of grassy hops, grapefruit, resin, other fruits. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and light heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19098) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a small white head. Has a fruitycitrus hhoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11329) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
bottle. slightly hazy orange, smooth orange head. hoppy and flowery and exotic fruity aroma. some malts, but not in the front. flavor is exotic fruity, bitter hoppy , grapefruit, very refreshing, very quenching yet still with quite some flavor power.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15190) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. A hazy, dark golden beer with a small, white head. Peaches, banana notes, lemon and pine cones in the aroma. A bit flat I think, semi-sweet and with a good bitterness. It’s rather fruity in the flavor, peaches and oranges, with some pine cones and a fruity sweetness. Lasting finish that is mostly on the fruity side. Pretty decent, but too sweet I think. 140608

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9444) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours slightly hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, orange, grape, pineapple and peach. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long fruity and bitter finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6402) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, flour, some peach, pine, grapefruit and herbal hops. Falvor is sweet and fruity with some orange, pine, malt and bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10683) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2014
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. dense light beige head. ARoma. Flowres, herbs, light grass and pine. Flavour. Herbs, flowers, grass, citrus, light pine and caramel. Medium to full bodied. ends herbal bitter.


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