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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2012
On tap at Varga Bar, Philly. Deep orange pour, glowing bright in the chalice, and a nice carbonation enhanced the appeal. Soft floral hops are definitely abetted by the honey in the aroma, almost like a hoppy mini-mead except the honey’s too understated I suppose. Light carbonation, some more grass in the taste. Well balanced and enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (2850) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Draft at Redstone. Pours a dark copper color with minimal head and creamy lacing. Heavy aromas of caramel malt, honey, pine. Taste is sweet honey with a bitter hop finish. Leaves the mouth slightly dry. Not something I will search out but more then happy to give it a whirl at a chain restaurant.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (2716) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Draft @Field House, Philly PA. Deep hazy amber with cascading carbonation the produced head like a nitro stout. Thick lacing. The nose has caramel malt sweetness forward with light citrus notes hiding beneath the malt. Flavor has citrus and floral hops upfront, leading into a sweet honey malt finish. Medium to full in body with a silky texture. Hopheads may think this is to malty but I really like what the brewer did here. Very tasty. I ordered two.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2620) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keepersj12 (2561) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2013
Kind of bland for me. Not a lot of aroma. What I got was a bit of citrus and some sweet malt. The flavor had a little too much sweetness for my liking.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (2402) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle from Canal’s. pours a dark copper color with a small white head. Aroma is of sweet honey, light cereal, some mild citrus hop and pine sap. Taste is interesting, lots of sweet, sticky honey blending with citrus bitterness that lingers on the finish. Like drinking liquid honey comb cereal garnished with hops. Definitely interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2306) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2277) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
callmemickey (2266) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2013
UPDATED: APR 29, 2013 Amber body thin white head spotty lacing. Grain citrus pine resin moderate bitterness. Medium bodied appropriate carbonation gentle bitterness. Clean Nice.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italianjohn (2233) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2010
Clear amber pour tan head .... sweet malty aroma and mouthfeel .... taste of honey and sweet malts with some citrusy hops .... a lingering hop taste ... the honey malt is a nice addition but the hops aren’t really there ...... hope the doctors are doing better than the beer


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