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  1. #1
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    Default Light/Dark Honey

    Last year was my first year Bee Keeping. Lucky enough to have 9 frames of Honey left over. Earlier this year they were put in the freezer ( approx 6 weeks ). Pulled them out and let them sit on the counter for 4 days to thaw out completely and any moisture to take a hike. Most of the frames were a nice light yellow , but a few had dark sections in them. Once I started uncapping to extract, I would dip a finger and taste. The yellow was delicious as expected. The dark was stronger and seemed to have a ( musty ) aftertaste. Only way I can explain it. It is a lingering after taste that isn't very pleasant. Probably a mistake, but I extracted all the frames together and while the after taste isn't as bad, it's still there. Any help or expanation of what I did wrong would be greatly appreciated. One final question. If Fed back to the girls will the taste stay or will the reprocessing do away with it?

    Thanks,
    Mike

    Down on the Farm

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    Default Re: Light/Dark Honey

    They pull from two different nectar.
    David

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