Honey Tasting

Many resources are available to help you become a more educated honey-taster with the ability to distinguish various aromas and flavors in honey.

Articles

Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheels

Classes

Books

  • Flottum, Kim. The Backyard Beekeepers’ Honey Handbook. 2009. Bloomington: Quarry Books. Print. 168 pages (17 of these pages contain descriptions/honey profiles for 76 nectar plants).
  • Marchese, Marina and Flotsam, Kim. The Honey Connoisseur. 2013. New York; Black Dog and Leventhal. Print. 208 pages (78 of these pages contain descriptions/honey profiles for 34 nectar plants).
  • Simmons, Marie. Taste of Honey. 2013. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Publishing. Print. 184 pages (15 of these pages contain descriptions/honey profiles for 40 nectar plants).

Other Resources

If you have questions, comments, or items to add, please contact Suzy Spencer at NCHoneyTasting@gmail.com.