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


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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular.
Production moved from Youngs to Wells & Youngs in October 2006.
Renamed Wells Waggledance in mid 2008
Ingredients: Pale ale and crystal malt, Fuggle and Golding hops together with South American honey.
The Waggle Dance is a movement a bee performs to alert the hive of a source of nectar.
Waggle Dance is brewed with a touch of honey which gives it a taste of summer no matter when you raise a glass.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (7490) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: Founders Arms, London.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Grain, hops.
Body: Medium body, flat carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, some hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (2064) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Cask in the Black Cat, Chesham. Bright amber gold colour, looked good. Quite a distinctive mouthfeel, always feels odd how earthy it is given the honey presence. Quite middle of the road.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (2924) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Cask at the Castle, Bedford. Very light gold with a smattering of white head. Smells of honey, metal, PVC. Tastes somewhat sweet and very uninteresting. Weak palette. You know what? I donít need this shit. Mediocre fucking beer. Iím going through some serious shit in my life, an awful breakup, Iím depressed as a fuck lacquered in fuck sauce, all I need is a half-decent beer. And Iím drinking mediocre beer. Thatís a big fuck you from the brewer to me. Charles Wells or Wells and Youngís or whatever the fuck, sort your shit out.†

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Slightly fruity aroma but not necessarily honey as I would expect. Quite bitter tasting. Slightly fizzy. Honey amber colour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KyotoLefty (10126) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2014
Cask at the Kingís Arms in Oxford. From old notes. A well-rated beer in a very famous pub, but it was quite horrible. Light brown, very bland. Not much in the way or either malt or hops, but a bit of honey. Extremely uninteresting. Probably in poor condition.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (428) - SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Honey colour with a decent foamy white head. Aroma of hops, orange and sweet honey malt. Nice balanced flavour. Medium bodied, slick texture.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aniela (4216) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2012
Cask. Palw yellow beer. Honey aroma and flavour with some hoppy notes. Thin almost only honey notes.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Shadowstalke (2) - Dursley, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2012 does not count
Great looking pint, clear, deep golden orange with a small light frothy head. Disappoints in aroma and flavour given the talking up of the honey content. A little bland in the initial flavour, a mere hint of honey in the aftertaste. An enjoyable beer, but nothing to write home about.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
JamesBirch (25) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2012
Cask - The Goat (St. Albans)- disappointing beer given the emphasis on honey. Great orange colour, small traditional ale head - disappears rather quickly - almost total lack of anything from a smell perspective. Recommendation - add more honey, ferment another week - and serve a bit colder. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
superflyguy (439) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2012
itís just a bit bland. not really offensive, more boring. no real aroma. mild hoppy flavour, weak bitter finish. a bit watery.

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