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

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RATINGS: 113   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2009
Bottle. Golden and clear with a nice fruity aroma. Gentle sweetness and all round a pleasant drink. Poured with a small head and left no lacing. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3255) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 12, 2012
cooked vegetables, cooked vegetables, cheese, hay, golden, hazy, minimal head, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, full body, sticky, soft carbonation, bitter,

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PieMan70 (25) - - OCT 19, 2012
Sweet and slightly creamy. Definitely taste the honey. Slightly heavy for a golden ale though

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SNL (251) - - OCT 23, 2013
500ml Bottle. Clear golden colour, small white head. The honey is apparent in both nose and taste, very smooth finish. Medium bodied beer with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dervock (501) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2009
Pours a rich golden colour. Slightly sweet honey aroma. Very light smooth beer with a dry finish, albeit with a definate honey flavour

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (5791) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 22, 2009
Bottled(500ml). -Dark golden coloured, medium sized white head, quite odd and dry honeyish nose. Sweet malty, light hoppy herbal and surprisingly pleasant honey taste with notes of green apples in the finish. A bit unbalanced beer but also underrated.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ralphdot (988) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gueuze (387) - - MAR 8, 2014
Extremes Honigaroma, ein wenig "wild". Geschmack dann gut restsüß. Honig dann auch im Nachgeschmack, dadurch ’nders’ bitter. Wenig Hopfen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 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 ]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ComradeK (1041) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2010
500ml bottle. Pours quite a dark gold for a beer of this style, with very little head. The aroma is a pleasant combination of honey and cinnamon. Initial grassy hops mix with a pervasive honey flavour, which lingers into the finish, and gives this beer a lasting smoothness. The honey also serves to coat the mouth in a most satisfying way. An unusual, yet very pleasant, beer.


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