Brewed by Siren
Style: American Pale Ale
Finchampstead, England


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34308) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2014
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a lazing white head. The aroma has notes of petroleum, malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of petroleum, malt, hops, straw, and a bit of caramel, leading to a bitter finis.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (1916) - - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a cloudy, murky pale amber with a creamy and lacing off-white head. Fresh, exotic hops in the nose. Medium body, dry crispy malts with an amazingly bitter finish. 300514

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Muddy dark orange-brown; next to no head; aroma is a dense summer stew of ripe peach and red grapefruit - nice; taste is tropical fruit, mango, grapefruit; reminds me of a sherry-laced summer pudding; resinous hops; solid, sweet malty base too; big flavours but well balanced; really soft carbonation which suits it; so many of these heavily hopped modern IPAs smell wonderful but their overly aggressive bitterness drowns out any generous, subtle flavours; this, however, is how to do it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8127) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2014
30/IV/14 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: 30/IV/14 talk about drinking just in time (2014-450)

Pretty cloudy dark amber beer, huge creamy dense irregular yellowish head, pretty stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very fruity, lots of peaches, some mango, bit of exotic fruits, bit of citrus, honey. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, grapefruit, citrus, honey, some alcohol, pretty bitter and hoppy, piny touch, some pineapple. Aftertaste: bitter, lots of grapefruit, exotic fruits, very bitter, hoppy. Probably even better when fresh(er), although they only put on 3 or 4 months after bottling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2014
33cl, as Sound Wave Aussie IPA, new exclusive English brew Anno 2013, from Geers Oostakker, complex bitter brew, heavily bitter/woody and slightly fruity/floral, balanced, cloudy, rocky head, good brew, yet expensive!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (2100) - Gdańsk, POLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Butelka 33cl. OCZY : piwo jest mętne o kolorze pomarańczowym. Piana jest obfita i wytrwała o kolorze kremowym. NOS : zapach jest naprawdę przyjemny jak cukierek czy guma do żucia. Tarta, cytrusy, ananas, mango, marakuja. Powiedziałbym, że zapach jest ciepły i świeży zarazem. USTA : piwo jest średnio gazowane o kremowej konsystencji. Smak piwa potwierdza jego aromatyczność : słodka tarta naładowana mnóstwem egzotycznych owoców. Gorzkość jest bardzo cytrusowa podobna do skórki i pestek owoców. Piwo zaczyna się słodziutko ale kończy się naprawdę gorzko. Niezły kontrast. ODCZUCIA : bardzo dobra IPA. Jest tak gorzkie jak słodkie. Bardzo aromatyczne. Piecze w podniebienie jak świeży ananas. OCENA : smak : 8/10 pijalność : 8/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (4774) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 30, 2014
33cl shared by Arve_Christian - thanks! Pours hazy golden with a white head. Hoppy and fruity aroma with notes of citrus. Fairly bitter, but well balanced. Refreshing and quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1499) - ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottle into a Gouden Carolus glass. Cloudy yellow-orange with almost no head. Pleasant citrus-grapefruit aroma. Smooth, bitter, with a dry finish. Perfectly drinkable. That said it lacks complexity so is a bit of an also ran.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
graham_murphy (610) - - APR 27, 2014
Very, very bitter. Love it. Taste of nettles and dandelions overpowers the citrus from the hops. Quite malty too. Generally I’m a fan of citrus - grapefruit and orange - from the hops but this is a welcome change.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4792) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 25, 2014
On bottle at Bru, Oslo. Bb date 30.04.2014. Golden color, some foam ; and a bit low carbonation. Immediately hoppy , light caramel, some fruitiness & citrus . Medium body & complexity. Well balanced and enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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