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Bermondsey Street Bees ‘Union Collection’ Exmoor Wildflower Raw Honey 330g

£12.00

A wilderness honey with blossom nectars and caramels supported by deeper notes of chestnut and heather.

DESCRIPTION

Exmoor’s spectacular National Park is one of the few wilderness areas left in Britain. Here the honeybees feed from the wild forage that they vastly prefer to cultivated flowers or crops. Notes of Wild Cherry and Sweet Chestnut form counterpoint flavours in this rich honey which has both blossom sweetness and gentle savour, with proximity to the seashore and its specialist flora adding a just -discernible salinity to the finish and creating a perfect whole.

TASTING NOTES

Colour: Mid- deep amber (depending on batch)
Nose: Blossom and herbals.
Viscosity: Thick
Flavour Notes: Backbone of Sweet Chestnut & heather with wild blossom florals and slight salinity on finish.
Pairing ideas:> Porridge, toast (with salty butter), baking. Dressings/glazes (echo umami notes with soy, walnut oil, mustard.) Honey ice cream and desserts especially cheesecakes.
Cocktails:
Whisky, gin, rum pairings.

tasting notes prepared by:

Sarah Wyndham Lewis, Honey Sommelier, Bermondsey Street Bees

PRODUCT INFORMATION

A rich single-source honey from Exmoor National Park . The hives are situated in the Minehead area, foraging in flowering trees ( as honeybee have evolved to do over millions of years. ) Native wildflowers, moorland and cliff plants bring additional interest to the honey, as do the unassuming seashore species that bees seek out for the mineral-rich nectar. Only the surplus honey is ever harvested, leaving the colony with plentiful winter stores. The honey is extracted using a simple centrifuge. Never blended or heated above the natural hive temperature, it is minimally filtered in a traditional process that removes excess wax whilst preserving all of the honey’s natural flavours, aromatics and micro-nutrients including the pollens.

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Great Taste Awards 2018 3 Star Award

INGREDIENTS:

A single-source raw Exmoor honey. Never blended, heated or micro-filtered.

PACK INFORMATION:

330g Single-source Raw Honey in a Recycled Glass Jar

Typical values per 20g serving (1 teaspoon); will vary naturally from batch to batch

Energy: 272kJ

Protein: 0.08g

Fat: 0g

Protein: 0.0 g

Carbohydrate: (sugars) 15.9g

Sodium: 2.4mg

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Bermondsey Street Bees is a sustainable beekeeping practice founded in 2007 by Dale Gibson and Sarah Wyndham Lewis. They offer a variety of award-winning artisanal raw honeys, each with immense depth of character with fabulous stories told through their flavours, just like a fine wines or olive oils.

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