The introduction of bees in update 1.15 was a cute and useful addition in Minecraft. For those who have not known, bees also create one of the best food sources in the game - honey bottles. You can harvest the beehives and craft honey in a bottle, serving multiple purposes. Here's how to make honey bottle Minecraft and their uses.

What does the honey bottle do in Minecraft?

A honey bottle is one of the many food items you can make in Minecraft. When players consume the honey from a honey bottle, it will replenish their food meter. Each bottle gains 1.2 Saturation.

Honey Bottle
You can use honey bottle in Minecraft as a food source.

Honey is unique as the only bottled food in the game. It restores three hunger chunks and cures poison, making it more effective than a milk bucket, which removes all potion effects but takes longer.

Drinking honey bottles can remove poison. Moreover, players can also use them to craft honey blocks and sugar.

How to make a honey bottle in Minecraft?

How to make honey in a bottle in Minecraft? Follow these simple steps!

1. Look for a Bee Nest

First, locate a bee nest in your Minecraft world. These nests are typically found in the Plains, Flower Forest, or Sunflower Plains biomes.

The bee nest will be hanging from either an oak tree or a birch tree.

2. Hold the empty Glass Bottle

Second, select your glass bottle in the hotbar to hold it in your hand.

Steps To Get Honey Bottle
Use an empty bottle as you approach the bee.

3. Fill the Bottle with Honey

As bees carrying pollen enter the bee nest, its honey level will increase. When the nest is full of honey, you will see it dripping from the holes. This indicates it's time to use the bottle to gather the honey.

Stand in front of the bee nest and scoop the honey with the bottle.

The game control to collect honey depends on the version of Minecraft:

  • For Java Edition (PC/Mac), right-click on the bee nest.
  • For Pocket Edition (PE), you tap on the bee nest.
  • For Xbox One, press the LT button on the Xbox controller.
  • For PS4, press the L2 button on the PS controller.
  • For Nintendo Switch, press the ZL button on the controller.
  • For Windows 10 Edition, right-click on the bee nest.
  • For Education Edition, right-click on the bee nest.

As you see the message "Honey Bottle" on the screen, your bottle will turn yellowish-orange, indicating it is filled with honey. You have managed to collect a honey bottle Minecraft!

Notice: Collecting honey with the bottle may anger a bee, causing it to sting you and inflict the Poison effect. Some clever tricks to fix this: Players can store honey bottles to make sure some are always nearby. But there's a catch: drinking from the honey bottle takes 25% longer than eating other foods. Still, it's a tasty treat for players who are into beekeeping.

What is the difference between honeycomb and honey bottle in Minecraft?

Honeycombs and honey bottles in Minecraft are different items with distinct uses. Their main differences come into these categories:

  • Collection method: Honeycomb requires shears, while honey bottles require a glass bottle.
  • Primary use: Honeycombs are mainly used for crafting and decoration, while honey bottles are used for consumption and crafting specific items like honey blocks and sugar.
  • Additional effects: Consuming a honey bottle also cures poison, unlike honeycombs.

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