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

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
swooper (1248) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2012
i might smell the honey but only a bit, other aroma maltyeast, pale, clear, white foam, light sweetnes int the start become to dry bitterness in the end. medium body, slick feel, bitter end, not so honey as i expected :)

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2012
0.5L clear bottle, from a cornshop in Kennington, London. Low lacing fine-bubbled blond head. Body is bright honey-golden. Smell of faint sourish-sweet malts and lightly skunked, grassy hops. Medium to light malt body. Fairly dry, with an an underlying sweetness of honeyed malts. Brief bitterness, lightly spiced and earthy. Mild bitter-sweet ending. Taste is ok, smells like a sunstruck beer.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - DEC 28, 2011
Una volta la faceva Young e credo che la mettesse nelle bottiglie maron; era meglio di sicuro. Lightstruck mastodontico, in fondo in fondo un po’ di carattere mielato.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sizzler80 (459) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 25, 2011
Gold, amber colour with a medium carbonation. Initial white head on the pour which fades away quite quickly. Aromas of freshly cut grass, hops and lemon. Dry on the palate with bitter lemon after taste. The aroma and flavour of honey enhances as you go but still not as intense as I expected. I found Waggle Dance trails away with a slight taste of smoke chips. Middle of the road for me.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5258) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 24, 2011
50cl bottle from ABCbeers. Decent white head. Golden/blond pour. Nice enough beer but I was hoping for more honey in the taste/aroma

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
eyes_wide_shut (107) - Haifa, ISRAEL - OCT 27, 2011
At a tasting in "Sar Hamashkaot" in Ramat Gan, thanks tomer, bottle, pours golden yellow color without head, not sparkling, strong smell of hay, sweetish taste, carbonated, light body, flows, overall a great disappointment in every way.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ralphdot (984) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2011
5.0% honey beer, gold colour with a thin head, you can actually taste and smell the honey. Although not a favourite of mine it is very drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
worldbeertaste (1636) - AUSTRIA - SEP 15, 2011
Golden colour like honey. Mostly malt aroma little to no honey smell. Regular Malt taste with an element of sweetness. Little carbonation, watery with medium texture. A fruity aftertaste. Its drinkable but does not deliver the honey that is promised.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2011
50cl, as Wells Waggle Dance, English brew, from Bierzwerg Greven, not complex honey ale, malty and slightly spicy/floral, not balanced, clear, small head, nothing special

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
CalumScotland (141) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2011
Hyped itself up but really not worth buying to be honest will not buy again


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