Honey Do Wit – Just in time for Father’s Day – Iron Hill Brewery
IRON HILL BREWERY & RESTAURANT ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF HONEY DO WIT, A BELGIAN-STYLE DOUBLE WITBIER, FOR FATHERâ€™S DAY
WILMINGTON, DE â€“ In late May, the East Coastâ€™s fastest growing group of brewpubs, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, will release their Honey Do Wit, a Belgian-style double witbier. A perfect warm weather thirst quencher and an ideal gift for Dad on Fatherâ€™s Day, June 21, it will be available for sale at all seven Iron Hill locations in 750 mL bottles for $18.50.
Honey Do Wit is the newest addition to Iron Hillâ€™s Bottled Reserve, a collection of fine beers crafted in small batches. It will be brewed and bottled in limited release; like other Iron Hill limited releases, including last yearâ€™s Ring of Fire and Triple Bock, it is likely to sell out quickly. The beerâ€™s crisp, dry finish, distinct fruit character and 9.5% ABV will make a great gift for Dad on his special day.
Honey Do Wit is brewed naturally with the finest malted barley, hops and yeast, a full-bodied version of a Belgian classic. It is brewed with orange peel, coriander and orange blossom honey for a distinct fruit character with a clean, dry finish.
â€œHoney Do Wit is a play on words, taken from the phrase dads and husbands are so accustomed to hearing: â€˜Honey, do it!â€™,â€ says Director of Brewing Operations Mark Edelson. â€œItâ€™s our way of giving a gift to those hard-working men â€“ a kind of reward for taking out the trash, mowing the lawn, and getting through all those other chores they called on to do all year long. We hope they will enjoy it on Fatherâ€™s Day or any day as a delicious warm weather treat.â€
The beerâ€™s distinctive, fanciful label design comes from gifted local artist and frequent Iron Hill collaborator Jeff Schaller of PinkCow Studio. Schaller also created the signature wall murals at several Iron Hill locations, as well as the eye-catching 3-D label for last yearâ€™s Triple Bock bottled reserve beer.
â€œPart of the fun of crafting these limited-editions beers is making them collectible,â€ says Iron Hill Director of Brewing Operations Mark Edelson. â€œJeff has created some amazing art for us over the years, and once again he has sketched a memorable label for one of our most special beers.â€
Since 1996, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant has consistently been recognized for its outstanding beers and cuisine, accruing over 100 â€œBest ofâ€ awards from regional magazines. Their hand-crafted beers have also won acclaim and in total, they have received 39 medals from the two most prestigious beer events, the GABF and World Beer Cup.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant has seven locations: Wilmington, DE; Newark, DE; West Chester, PA; Lancaster, PA; Media, PA; Phoenixville, PA and North Wales, PA. An eighth location is planned for Maple Shade, NJ in July 2009. For more information about Honey Do Wit or Iron Hill, or to make a reservation at any of their locations, please visit http://www.ironhillbrewery.com.