Brewed by Charles Wells (Marston’s)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bedford, England


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RATINGS: 155   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 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AGCostaNeves (74) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - APR 4, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2015 The bottle is very beautiful, like most Wells. Of Dark Gold color very similar to honey color. Its White foam is small training and has a good texture remaining in the cup for a reasonable time. Gets pretty laces on the walls of glass. Your honey aroma is not really striking and my senses denotes metal too much. I could see some floral hops with notes of bread, a cereal malt and biscuit are confused. The flavor has a very light presence of honey, but little harmonized with the bread, malt and biscuit which refers middle malty sweetness and alcohol. The aftertaste shows the same feeling confused sweetness in a light bitterness. Frankly I expected much more of this bitter, but the result does not compromise either the point of not drinking with some pleasure. A median beer for their Wells sisters, but in a nice spot to drink on a hot day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (2062) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
500ml bottle - Golden amber with a soft white head. Faint aroma of honey, refreshing on the palate with a balance of sweetness from the honey and bitterness from the hops. Not as honeyed as some I’ve had, especially as the honey is the main selling point on this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (2553) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear pale deep golden colour with a fluffy white head. Aroma of sweet grain, caramel, honey and grassy hops. Taste is exactly the same, maybe a little more honey and bread. Light bodied, soft carbonation and a thin, oily texture. A bittersweet grainy finish. A little thin but overall average.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Mjp12 (1760) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Malty aroma, with just a faint hint of honey on the finish. Tastes too macro for my liking.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gylo (310) - 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.

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