The delicate raw sourwood honey is smooth and delicious and a top American honey. It’s unique flavor is a favorite. Winner of four world honey championships and five time Good Food winner, it’s a great food complement. Try it on breads, chicken, in teas, and with cheeses and meats.
Sourwood Honey Vinegar
We use the same sourwood honey in our vinegar. It’s an infusion of sourwood honey, oak barrel aged apple cider vinegar base and local spring water. This unique combination creates a flavorful complement to your food. It’s wonderful and commonly used as a dipping or finishing sauce. Sourwood honey vinegar also pairs exceptionally well with chicken, salads (green, macaroni and potato), and most cheeses or meats.
Our Sourwood Honey Vinegar has won several top gourmet food awards. These include the 2019 sofi Gold award, 2020 Good Food Awards finalist award and the 2018 Flavor of Georgia winner. You’ll be in good company as you enjoy this unforgettable sourwood honey vinegar.
What’s Sourwood Honey Taste Like?
Authentic raw sourwood honey is a delicate, smooth and delicious honey. It’s a mono-floral honey has distinctive flavors of anise, spice, coves and maple and caramel taste. A smooth, syrupy texture, sourwood honey has a beautiful amber color lending to a buttery sensational aroma of cinnamon and cloves. For these reasons, the aftertaste has a slight gingerbread twang.
Sourwood Honey Origins
Sourwood honey is native to the USA and comes from the nectar of the Sourwood Tree. It’s known for its light amber appearance and ability to resist crystallization. Prized by honey aficionados, this coveted raw honey is slow to crystallize and fantastic on countless foods.
Sourwood honey has a short blooming period between early July and early August. Sourwood blooms are rain sensitive. Because the Appalachians are elevated and mountainous, they are subject to more summer rain. For these reasons, the blossoms are often negatively impacted and large crops are more the exception than the norm.
Raw Sourwood Honey Facts
As a true mono-floral honey, sourwood honey is highly resistant to crystallizing. Upgrade your kitchen and enjoy a jar today. To learn more about raw honeys in general, please visit our blog page at: https://builtbybees.com/blog/raw-honey-2/.