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RATINGS: 47   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9160) - 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 (473) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2011
on tap at Fattyís - This is a confusing beer, and my review is based on itís 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, thatís not to say itís a mediocre beer. Under certain circumstances I could definitely drink one of these. I canít help but wonder if it hurts their sales calling it an IPA instead of an Amber. I can see that someone who decidedly doesnít like IPAs or bitter beers might avoid this outright, but if it was labeled as an Amber they might try it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2882) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Pours a dark copper color with a very thin white head. Aroma of hops, caramel, and pine. Bitter hop flavor dominates with a touch of caramel and honey. Decent beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2435) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2010
NEWTOWN BREWFEST 2010. Nice amber pour with nose of candy, honey and pine. Carmel malts with a splash of floral and honey. Not Bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2010
Draft: Poured a copper color with a thin head. The aroma was floral, pine, and citrus. The flavor was sweet malts, honey, touch of hops, and flowers. Overall, not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scouser (262) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2010
Pours a nice copper colour with creamy lacing. Really nice floral aroma, violets, rose hips. Was kind of lacking in taste for me. Malty at the front with a little hop kick on the backend. Love the aroma, not a bad beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2010
On draft at Isaac Newtons. Hazy copper with minimal head. Aroma of sweet malts, pine hops. Flavor was caramel malt, silky honey and a nice bitter hop finish. Nicely balanced and medium body. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2010
Draft at Craft. Pours chill hazy dark straw toward copper w 2f pow head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, mild honey. Tastes caramel malty, niceley ba;lanced with the hops, and indeed some apparent honey flavors. Nice beer, and my 1st from these guys.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2371) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2010
On draft at Capones. Pours a hazy orange amber with a cream colored medium sized head. Nice lacing. Aroma of honey, candied malt, and light citrus. Taste of honey, candied malt, bitter citrus and a touch of clove.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1813) - portland, Oregon, USA - APR 6, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2013 Chestnut amber with speckled white head. Aroma if grapefruit is weak and carries into a weak watery taste. Englishy yeast character


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