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Honey with a heavy pollen taste for mead?

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I have some honey that has some kind of pollen in it that gives it a heavy nutty taste. Its not an unpleasant taste but its also not one I'd want in honey that I was using as a spread. I've never had honey taste quite like this harvest did. All the honey out of a set of supers I put on all at the same time had that taste, the rest of it was normal. Would it be OK to make mead out it? Can I expect that that pollen taste will disappear as the carboy settles?
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Whelp, now whatever the bees were getting into is apparent now that fermenting is done. Mint mead anyone? It needs to age before deciding if it is paint stripper or mead.
 
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