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


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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gylo (307) - Lublin, POLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Niestety wali skunksem, miodu jak na lekarstwo, reszta przeci?tna. Nie wartl wydawa? pieni?dzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 30, 2014
Clear copper pour with a frothy white head. Some weak honey in the aroma. Taste is an average bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnCook101 (535) - - DEC 30, 2014
Floral, malty aroma. Flavours similarly floral, not too sweet but a definite honey flavour. A little break. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrTipple (3710) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma: light honey, grain and bread malts. Appearance: clear gold small, creamy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters continue, soft carbonation, grain and bread malts again. Overall: boring Golden Ale. Bottle at The Porter, Bath.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (9546) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2014
500ml bottle from a supermarket. Pours clear gold, no real head. Light honey aromas. Light sweet taste. Bit fizzy. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
eduardovl (1359) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2014 500ml bottle served in a Pint glass. A: First of all, nice transparent bottle. Nice bottle art. Pours a dark yellow (honey like) clear color forming a big bubbled light yellow color. Low retention and some lacings left S: Sweet honey in the nose. Metallic too. Sweet malts and some floral hops. Honey is not overwhelming. A bit of alcohol in the very end T: Follows the nose, sweet honey and caramel malts upfront. Metallic. Flowery hops and yeasts. Mild hoppy bitter end M: Light body and medium carbonation. Good smooth mouthfeel. Sweet upfront and mild bitter aftertaste O: Easy drinking beer. Despite of its sweetness, a pleasant session beer [ BA Review @ 7/21/2012 ]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (871) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle - golden with a bubbly white head which fades to a ring. Very weak lacing. Aroma of honey, flowers and lemon. Taste of honey, grass, malts, slightly floral. Light body, high carbonation. There’s definitely honey in this beer but really it doesn’t make it especially good, which is a shame.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3909) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Ok but a bit to much sweetness on the aroma and taste for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aletcm (158) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 22, 2014
Dourada, com espuma de boa formação e persistência. Aroma cítrico e mel. Sabor de frutas amarelas, com médio amargor e final seco. Amargor com media persistência o final. Boa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (2377) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle @ the Bedford Arms, Bedford. A slightly hazy and heavily carbonated mid gold. Aroma of honey, silverware and PVC. Taste is a bland bittersweet mess. The bubbles are nice, I can pretend I’m a fish. Inoffensive but pointless ’honey ale’. Some beers have thrived under the Wells & Youngs merger. Some have not. This has not.

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