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Bitto Honey - Prism Brewing Company

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 14.53%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Prism Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bitto Honey is our flagship Honey Amber ale. The beer was named after a friend of the brewer, Don Bitto, who had recently finished med school and was moving to Denver to start his career and the long road to paying off student loans. His brother Tim had a party and invited Prism’s founder and asked him to brew some beer when he was still a home brewer. The beer was such a hit at this party, we decided to start Prism Brewing Company.

Brewed with a special blend of honey from a Chester county apiary, this well balanced ale has a great malt/honey backbone to blend with the citrus hops. Coming in at 67 IBU’s, we balance the use of hops across the spectrum of bittering, flavoring, and aroma profiles. This provides you with the bitterness without killing your tongue and allows you to experience the true beauty of hops, their flavor and aroma; just with honey drizzled over them!

(Beer added by: Deuane on 01-11-2010)
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Rojopunk

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- brown almost a honey brown color

smell- slight hint of honey very slight

taste - a bit bitter with ever so slight hint of honey at the finish

mouthfeel - medium body with with slight carbonation

When I thought of the concept of this beer i was very eager to get it home to try it . Honey beer?.... sound like a great idea ( like vikings of old and there mead). Sadly when i got it home it was no were near as good as i hoped. More hoppy then sweet and almost no honey taste except for the finish . Still a good ipa but nothing special but than again this company is new about two years old. So maybe there get better !

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2012 22:36:38 | More by Rojopunk
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S: Aroma of fresh wet citrus and honey. Surprising amount of fresh aromatic hoppiness with some sugar coated grapefruit and saffron.

T: Loads of freshly squeezed citrus and lemon lime. Saffron, sweet upfront, wet and juicy citrusy hoppiness that is dripping wet turning to a bittering of pine and citronella. Some dry lemon with some peppery herbaceous hints. Pine-scotch alcohol from the 6.7% abv with some complimentary alcohol notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and woodsy additions.

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O: Overall had an aroma that was fresh and wet with a good bite of honey and hop bitterness mixed together. Nice aromatic appeal, flavor was decent, good honey balance without being overdone and delivered on the bitterness factor. would go single here at first.

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Bitto Honey from Prism Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.