Tio Ramon (Uncle Ramon)
Raw Mediterranean Oak Honey - 4kg
Raw, Unpasteurised & Incredibly Tasty.
Caramel taste with a touch of fruitiness and subtle malt undertones.
Dark brown in colour going slightly red, like dark amber in sunlight.
Produced in the untouched landscape of the ancient Spanish kingdom of Aragon.
Ramon's raw oak honey is a unique type amongst the tree varieties. It has a caramel taste with a touch of fruitiness as well as the subtle malt flavour that is more common with tree honey.
More on the flavour: This is a rich and fruity tasting tree honey. It has a rich and sweet malty flavour along with slightly earthy notes. Tree honey tends to be dark and is less likely to set due to a relatively low glucose content.
Colour: This particular honey is almost black in colour, slightly red in the light like dark amber.
Where does the honey come from?: This variety of oak honey comes from Aragon in Spain, a largely untouched, wild and diverse landscape close to the French border at the north and borders with Valencia to the south.
Who produces this honey?: This oak variety comes from Uncle Ramon, a friendly hip beekeeper with a passion for traditional methods of honey production. Ramon produces a wide variety of different honey, all completely raw with nothing added or taken away.
What about the tree the honey comes from?: The oak tree also known as encina in Spanish is an evergreen tree which is part of the beech family. It tends to be smaller than the oak trees we are used to. The bees love to feed on a sap that comes from the acorns in late Summer. The tree lends a beautiful and unique taste to the honey, a noticeable full flavour with fruity and malty notes.
Common Uses: Oak honey is good to use in recipes such as cakes, cookies, desert toppings, ice creams, warm honey teas, salads and meat glazes. This is because of its warm, balsamic flavour.
Oak Honey Facts: Oak honey comes from the acorns of the oak tree. The bees collect a sweet nectar that the acorns weep in July and August and create a unique type of honey. Other types of tree honey are produced from the residue left by the activity of aphids on trees but this is not the case with the oak honey. The bees directly collect the sweet fluid from the acorns. It tends to be less sweet but very potent.
Please know that raw honey does crystalise 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.
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*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystalization. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.*
this honey is superb its rich and velvety and the taste is the Bee's knee's!!! sorry about that i could not resist!!! but joking aside its amazing stuff brill and super duper & i love it i will soon be ording off you again. thanks to all at the raw honey shop Tim the owner and the rest of the people that work their. and thanks to ramone and antonio for collecting these fantastic honeys off their bees.Paul Thirlaway Newcastle-under-lyme Staffordshire ps from a very happy customer!!!.
This honey is really good, although it has a slight acidic or floral, grassy edge to it that stands out at first, but you get used to it with time. It works really well with Greek yogurt or in porridge and probably on toast as well, but just be aware that if you buy it to use in your tea or coffee (like me), it does have a very strong and dominant flavour somewhat similar to maple syrup in its dark, caramel tones, which can feel overpowering at first and make your coffee/tea taste that way. I have found though that at some point you get used to the taste and it doesn't stand out as much as in the beginning. It's a very good honey, but it might not be to everyone's liking or be a good fit for every kind of use due to its distinct, strong flavour.
Just as delicious as all the other raw honey I have tried.
I feel its natural taste and delicious in whatever form you consume it. Thanks
very good. All ok. Thanks
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