The honey on the left was from our very first honey harvest. The taste is light, fruity, sweet, but not too sweet. It’s honestly unlike any honey I’ve had before.
The honey on the right is from the same hive, harvested about 6 weeks later. It is dark with a strong, sweet flavor. It almost has a molasses hint to it. It is also very, very different from even the local honey I’ve eaten before.
It’s amazing to me that two foods that are so different were made by the same bees in the same hive. I’m just blown away. I suppose this is what they are talking about when you read “varietal” honey. The difference is simply amazing!
You can read more about our beekeeping adventures in these posts:
30,000 New Farm Workers
Working the Bees
Swarm Part 2
Don’t worry, BEE Happy! I Finally Caught a Swarm!
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