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I have had a strange batch of honey this year from 3 locations. When taking the frames from the supers to go into the uncapper you can smell coconut. After uncapping the smell is even stronger and the honey leaves an aftertaste of coconut although at first just has a light honey taste. The honey is a middle of the road white not real light, but still a fair ways from being gold. I have never had or noticed this before and we have the had the yards for a few years. Not sure if anyone has ever noticed this before? I've tried a google search with no luck. I also have a friend who's operation is about 1/2 hr away that has the same honey.
 

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If you were in northern Africa or England, I would guess it is gorse. I wonder if the source may be related. Gorse is in the pea family. Looks like trefoil on a thorny bush.
I don't know if gorse produces coconut smelling honey, but the flowers smell like it and pollinators love it according to the Google. J
 
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