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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bitto Honey IPA was born as a gift to be enjoyed at a going away party for two friends, Don and Maddie Bitto - two new doctors from Philadelphia who were headed to Denver for their first jobs as practicing physicians. Bitto Honey is a twist on the ever popular India Pale Ale and has been brewed with fresh honey and a heavy dose of honey malt to provide great balance to the Amarillo and Cascade hops. We believe that Hops + Honey = Heaven. Don and Maddie agreed and we hope you will too.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JFURYCAT (1079) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Brown color with some honey in the aroma and dominating the palatte with a bitter edge which seems out of sync with the honey but this is a honey ipa so lets go with this. Once the beer warmed up i was able to appreciate the honey ipa mix more. Sweetness with a bitter edge sums it up for me with rather medium wet mouthfeel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1781) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2012
Aroma is light, but has a bit of hops and honey. Sweet start building to a bitter finish. Caramel like malt, a touch of darker honey, then a floral hops end. Interesting, but not a standout.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamsvega (17) - - DEC 25, 2011
A nice twist on an ipa . The honey and hop balance nice . This is brewer robs flagship beer .there there doing beer-snobs.com reveiws and got one of the first bottled versions . Yummmmmm

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
egajdzis (5194) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2011
Hazy dark golden color with a small, white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, floral hops, honey, grass, and toast. Taste of citrus, grass, light toffee, honey, and a lightly bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsmerig (1142) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2011
Sampled during McCoole’s Spring Beer Fest in Quakertown, PA. Nice interpretation of the IPA. Well-balanced and very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jantonius (8) - USA - MAY 8, 2011 does not count
had on-tap at the Tex-Mex. Nice to see restaurant supporting local breweries. appears a darker copper amber color, with nice white head. The cap of head covers the beer until the very end. aroma is pretty sweet, dominated by the honey. Taste follows similarly, with a fairly sweet flavors of malt and honey. The hops are subtle. Mouthfeel is very smooth, with lower carbonation that definitely works.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leafs93 (1603) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Pours dark amber and has aroma of florals, caramel and honey. Taste is sweet with a honey aftertaste. For some reason this beer left a terrible aftertaste, almost funky but in a bad way.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robgibbens (393) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - APR 14, 2011
UPDATED: APR 15, 2011 Nice opaque amber color with a lacy head. Slightly bitter flavor. There might be a hint of honey in there. Finish is dry and nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 18/09/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with some sweet honey flavour. A hint of dryness in a bitter malt finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chronictonic (471) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2011
on tap at Fatty’s - This is a confusing beer, and my review is based on it’s style (IPA). Dark amber pour with a small to medium white head. Aroma is mild - some malty sweetness. Flavor is mellow and smooth, slightly sweet and finishes with a lingering, albeit mild, hop bitterness. I think it would have scored a lot higher if it had been marketed as an Amber Ale though. When I see IPA, I know what I want - and this is not it. However, that’s not to say it’s a mediocre beer. Under certain circumstances I could definitely drink one of these. I can’t help but wonder if it hurts their sales calling it an IPA instead of an Amber. I can see that someone who decidedly doesn’t like IPAs or bitter beers might avoid this outright, but if it was labeled as an Amber they might try it.


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