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


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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
pityu (681) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 12, 2015
Bottle - Clear golden colour, small white head, no retention. Aroma of hay, some fruity esters and honey with herbal notes. Taste is herbal bitterness, artificial honey. Medium body, average carbonation, dry, unpleasant finish. Not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (7444) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2015
A bit unusual and ok golden ale. Clear orange golden color with an ok white head. Medium body and an average carbonation. Fruity, malty, some honey and herbal. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness.
[Bottle from a local grocery store in Troon, Scotland]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marek13 (289) - Brzesko, POLAND - AUG 12, 2015
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2015
500ml Bottle from Bargain Booze, New Mills, Derbyshire. Orange/amber with no head to report. Sugary honey in aroma and too prominent in taste. Nice concept but for me not one that works.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tinylightsrecs (437) - - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle received as a gift. Pours dark golden colour with thin head and a fair bit of carbonation. Nice refreshing summery ale, touch of honey, bread, malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazbion (301) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAY 23, 2015
Pours clear golden with white head. Light honey aroma, some herbs aswell. Taste is malty, a bit sour. Honey finish. Light body, easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
markoijelena (2938) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle 0.5l at Pub bar Kabinet Belgrade Serbia.Ciaooo Slava! 17.04.2015.Pour it clear amber color withh small white head.On the nose honey.Taste and aroma of honey, metallic, some funky spices.Not good for me

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jonnybgoodie (35) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - APR 17, 2015
aroma resembles something like honey and caramel malts, but a bit too shy. tastes like a bland english bitter. not too much on this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
princepurple (22) - wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2015
A basic Aroma, nicely demonstrates the honey content, a faint spice and moderate earthy background. In the Glass it is a genuinely light, clear honey colour with a small thin head. A pleasant, slightly carbonated palate, sticky, slightly oily. Tastes decent, fresh eathyness, moderate spice, sweet and floral and subtle but well integrated honey notes and mild hoppy malt. Bears a light, refreshing finish with some subtle toasty mouth feel. Highly drinkable stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troytempest (1) - birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015 does not count
Nice light summery ale drunk with a light chicken salad meal very refreshing nice aroma very light taste of honey.Beer kept its head all the way down the glass all in all a nice pleasant summer ale

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