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Edge Brewing Project + Bridge Road Brewers ’Waldo’ Berry Saison

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Edge Brewing Project
Brewed at Bridge Road Brewers

Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
North Melbourne, Australia
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
First release from Adam Betts, of Northdown, and Christian Skovdal Andersen, of Beer Here, in their new venture the EDGE brewing project.
‘Waldo’ is a collaboration brew between Edge and Bridge Road Brewers.
A berry Saison with pink highlights from the addition of Mulberries, Blueberries, Lockness Berries, Raspberries and of course Waldoberries. A fruity, dry and slightly tart ale based on the aromatic Belgian Saison style.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NBird (405) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - NOV 22, 2014
Looks.. Peachy amber, small white head. Smells.. Loads of berries, a little farmyard and malt. Tastes.. Mash of berries, blueberries most present, light spice and saison character.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (187) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - JUL 26, 2014
Tasting at Plonk. Five different berries in the mix, lambic/saison cross? Pours pink and fizzy. Berry flavours come through strongly, has a nice mellow sourness without being mouth-twistingly tart like many lambics are. Refreshing.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jamesshaw (22) - - JAN 27, 2014
just had this beer. seems it was brewed a while ago, unless they have repeated the collaboration and done more batches. so i presume it has aged very well. farmhouse notes are excellent without being dominating and over the top. cant taste as much berries as i thought was gping to be there, but atleast its not sweet and sickling. really loved the faint berry and tart profile. could definatly introduce someone to the style with this beer, or i could just keep drinking this all summer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShaneJ (571) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle from Plonk. A peach colour with slightest pink tinge to it, lively but fading head, aroma is fruity, strawberry/raspberry, saison yeast, quite sweet, also spicy and a bit sour. Quite good balance I thought. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluevegie (3059) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 6, 2013
Pinkish tinge on an orange body. Short head. Berries on the nose and the taste, comes across tart and drinkable, refreshing, medium body but pretty straightforward.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rangi (604) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 9, 2013
Really enjoyed this beer. It was tart, sour and refreshing nice flavours of berries but not over powering, artificial just complemented the beer nicely. Shame this came out in autumn it would have been a great summer drink.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ALLOVATE (2466) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2013
Draught @ The Norfolk Hotel, Fremantle.
Hazy peach with a thickset, snow-white pad of foam that laces well. Sour but fresh aroma of berries, peaches, lemon zest and orange sherbet. Featherweight in body, tart and tight in taste with not a lot going on to be honest. Carbonation is sprightly giving it the overall feel of sparkling wine. Snappy yeast bite and tart fruit acids in the finish. Berry and peach ever present throughout. Dry for the length. A champagne of beers my partner quite liked, but for me it was one-dimensional.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gramoit (364) - AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2013
Very good looking beer. Pretty interesting, Sweet with plenty of raspberry/ berry, that dominate the taste and nose however there is the standard saison spiceyness and sourness. Quiet enjoyed this, a nice surprise.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydian1 (1057) - FNQ, Australia, - APR 16, 2013
750ml bottle from Oak Barrel bottleshop, Sydney. There is a faint pinkish hue to the golden body of this beer that lies beneath a bubbly white head that lasts and clings to the glass. Rather obvious aromas of berries (raspberries mainly) on top of light malts and spicy hops and this is reflected on the tongue with a nice dry tart finish. Certainly not sickly syrupy sweet like so many fruit beers I have tasted. Palate is quite light and lively with a medium-light body for the ABV. Accurately described as a berry Saison.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (1938) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
On tap at Cookie. Very intense, sweet and sour. Aromas of berries, cereal, and hints of apple and caramel. Taste is sweet and tart, with long length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Orange, with a frothy head.


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