Gourmet Raw Honey Tasting Kit


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Become a honey tasting expert with this unique honey tasting kit, the first in the world that we know of.

This kit contains:

  • 4 premium raw honey varieties for you to practice your tasting skills on;
  • A booklet guiding you through all the aspects of honey tasting;
  • A honey tasting chart that outlines all the flavour categories and notes you will find in raw honey;
  • A template to write up your own notes on the honeys you have tasted.

Wine tasting has long been a craft, but honey tasting is a new area, although honey actually contains a far wider range of flavour notes than wine.
Delight a honey loving friend or loved one with this kit.

It contains everything you need to become a real honey tasting expert, able to distinguish a good honey from a poor honey and to identify the different flavour notes in a honey variety.

The four honeys in this Tasting Kit are provided by 4th generation beekeeper Antonio. 

Raw Organic Heather Honey - An amazingly deep tasting shrub honey; it has a depth of flavour with a pronounced bitterness similar to dark chocolate or black tea. It comes from the bees feeding on the low lying heather shrubs often on mountainous terrain. 

Raw Organic Eucalyptus Honey - A really beautiful tasting honey; it has a wonderfully fruity creaminess along with a very mild eucalyptus/menthol aftertaste. Suitable for all ages as it is not overbearing in any way. This is a relatively light-tasting tree honey. It shares characteristics with other herbal honeys, such as thyme or sage.

Raw Organic Lavender Honey - This is a very light and pleasant herb flower honey, it has a warm and soothing taste of creamy florals. It comes from bees feeding on the lavender bushes in the Mediterranean area, It is different from the tree sap honey which is often dark in appearance and strong in taste, this honey tends to be mild, lighter and softer in taste.

Raw Organic Thyme Honey - Has a soft creamy taste with a gentle herbal hint of thyme, you will find it subtle and slightly savoury. This is a honey that is ideal for all the family due to its balanced and pleasing flavour.  It comes from bees feeding on the small flowers on the thyme plant from

Who produces the honey? The bees of Antonio Simon, a 4th generation beekeeper who takes pride in producing honey in a non-intrusive way without adding or taking away anything from the honey. Antonio's hives are mainly based in the mountain ranges of north of Madrid, although his Lavender comes from further south. His beekeeping practices and the land he has his hives on have been certified as organic by the Committee of Organic Agriculture in Madrid.

Where does the honey come from? These varieties of honey come from the areas around the northern mountain ranges of Madrid in Spain known as Sierra De Guadarrama.

Please know that raw honey does crystallise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikipedia.

About Us - Here at The Raw Honey Shop we take honey very seriously and we believe honey should be RAW, unpasteurised and 100% natural. Since 2008 we’ve been introducing our customers to a whole new world of pure all natural unpasteurised raw honey. With a product catalogue consisting of over 30 different raw and organic honeys we have a variety to suit all tastes.

Thank you for visiting our shop and we look forward to introducing you to a world of raw, pure and truly wonderful natural honey, the way the bees would want it!

*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystallization. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.

 

 

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