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Honey with a strong Mint taste

I took 85 pounds today from a hive in my driveway. The first super (placed June 2) has a Slight taste of mint!
The second super (placed 2 weeks later) has a very STRONG taste of mint!
The upper decker super, has very little mint taste.

I have no idea where they got into this mint!

The hives in my backyard have honey that tastes like... honey!

I'm not sure I like the mint flavor so much, although I didn't hesitate to lick as much as I could from my hands before rinsing the sticky off!

I've never had this before. I think I will bottle it in very small specialty bottles and hype it up.

Bees never cease to amaze me.
 

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I took 85 pounds today from a hive in my driveway. The first super (placed June 2) has a Slight taste of mint!
The second super (placed 2 weeks later) has a very STRONG taste of mint!
The upper decker super, has very little mint taste.

I have no idea where they got into this mint!

The hives in my backyard have honey that tastes like... honey!

I'm not sure I like the mint flavor so much, although I didn't hesitate to lick as much as I could from my hands before rinsing the sticky off!

I've never had this before. I think I will bottle it in very small specialty bottles and hype it up.

Bees never cease to amaze me.
Were you or someone near you feeding syrup with Honey Bee Healthy additive?
 

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I wouldn't try to sell that stuff, I could pick it up if you would like to get rid off it, I have some crazy people down the street that think that stuff is good.:shhhh:
 

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My wife has chocolate mint growing in one of the flower beds. I smell of mint and chocolate. The bees work it hard. There's not that much of it. If there were a lot of it, I wonder if it would affect the taste of the honey. My bees are not near my home so I won't know the answer. Can you imagine chocolate tasting honey?
 

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Chocolate mint in a flower bed is a disaster here. It takes over.
It is in the end of a flower bed and there is a divider between it and the other flowers, but I hear what you say as it comes up in my yard several feet from the flower bed. It's in the back yard, and I just mow it. It's invasiveness is what makes me wonder if it would live in a pasture. The bees love it.
 
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