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Wells Waggledance (Bottle)

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Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bedford, England

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unusual name, unusual beer! The “Waggle Dance” is the movement a bee performs to alert the hive to a source of nectar. The Waggle Dance beer is a beautifully balanced, sneakily seductive, golden coloured beer. it is popular both as a cask ale (Alc. 4.0% Vol.) and in 500ml bottle (Alc. 5.0% Vol.) across a wide range of beer lovers both male and female and of all (legal) drinking ages. A striking pump clip and bottle label designs ensure high awareness to Waggle Dance amongst drinkers in both the On- and Off-Trade “Amber beer with a touch of honey on the nose and palate. The sweetness is balanced by a healthy dose of hops to provide the bitterness that gives a wonderfully delicate flavour.” Pale Ale and Crystal malts and British Fuggle and Golding hops, together with South American honey, combine perfectly to create this delicious golden ale with a superb honey aroma.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (2188) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 26, 2016
Pours a clear golden color, a bit darker shade perhaps, topped with a small and non-lasting white head. Malty aroma, mild with some honey notes way in the back. Medium bitterness in the taste with some bitter honey notes. Light body and in general average at best.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LED40 (95) - SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2016
This is typical golden ale in appearance with a thin white head, continuous bubbles and splodgy lacing left on the side of the glass. The taste is mildly hoppy but what comes across most is the honey but not in an overburdening manner. The palate actually quite heavy and kind of syrupy and the sweet honey after taste is satisfying. Overall this is an excellent beer which I would buy again and recommend.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
I_LUV_BEER (117) - - APR 29, 2016
Served in a snifter from a 500ml bottle. Pours clear deep golden colour with a medium off-white head leaving moderate lacing behind. Aroma is a subtle but nice combination of honey, hops and herbs. Taste is bitter-sweet with notes of honey and a pleasant slight bitter aftertaste. Medium body and medium carbonation. Very good and refreshing honey beer without being too sweet or sickly. Do not drink it too cold though! From personal experience I can say that this one is definitely best served slightly chilled but not cold to reveal and enjoy the honey notes in both the aroma and the taste!!!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fombe89 (1868) - Asturias, SPAIN - APR 19, 2016
Botella de @Hipercor. 16/04/2016. Color amarillo claro, sabor maltosa, dulce, cuerpo ligero.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
goozen (3729) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2016
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear golden colored brew with an dry bitter taste, and an subtle sweety hints of honey. I remeber it sweeter when it was produced by Youngs in London.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
alvaro78 (209) - Sevilla, SPAIN - APR 16, 2016
Aroma terroso Buen aspecto cristalino carbónatacion baja En boca no se encuentra la miel por ningún sitio ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
melush (2576) - SPAIN - APR 9, 2016
Bottle 50cl / Botella 50cl. @ El Corte Ingles, Sevilla, España. A: Amber / Ambar. T/S: Malt, sweet, honey / Malta, dulce, miel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamaty (1771) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 21, 2016
Dorada anaranjada, de espuma blanca. Aroma no muy marcado con fondo floral. En boca cuerpo ligero-medio y sabor malteado con clara presencia de la miel que da suavidad y dulzor no excesivo, para un final especiado y más seco y amargo. Agradable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Godfather50 (175) - SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2015
Nothing on the honey front. Pours with a lovely head, slight vanilla is OK but nothing else comes through. Worse beer for a while.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mauroruellas (769) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - OCT 22, 2015
Coloração dourada escura,espuma com média formação e baixa manutenção;no aroma malte,fermento e leves notas de mel e lúpulo;sabor insosso,sem corpo e consistência,retrogosto de sal de fruta,não gostei.


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