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Hive & Keeper brings you British honeys straight from the hive, full of health benefits and natural flavours that reflect their provenance and the bees that made them.

How different can honeys taste?

How different can honeys taste?


No two honeys taste the same

Every honey tastes different: each is a snapshot in time capturing the unique combination of plants visited to make the honey. Like wine, the flavours vary enormously.  They can be:

Caramel: a strong hint of toffee, creme brulee, vanilla, maple etc.

Fruity: a strong hint of fruits such as blackberry, currant,  lemon, lime, fig, dried fruits, cherry etc.

Floral: a strong hint of jasmine, rose, lavender, lilac etc.

Nutty: a strong hint of pecan, walnut, almond, hazelnut etc.

Spicya strong hint of nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, liquorice etc.

Fresh: a strong hint of clover, mint, eucalyptus etc.

Tasting the honeys

We're thrilled to be working with Mike's Table: Louise (in the middle below), a wine buyer by trade, tastes each of our honeys giving me fabulous descriptions of each one. In return we donate honey to Mike's Table, a pop up, social enterprise, restaurant with full paying diners funding the same meal and experience for others less lucky than them the next night.

What does limited edition honey mean?

What does limited edition honey mean?

British beekeepers & honey

British beekeepers & honey