What is Linden Honey: Lime or Basswood
Linden honey is one varieties that will completely change the misconception of those who think that honey is no more than just sugared water. Linden honey originates from the linden-woods that stretch across the slopes of Mountains in Western Ukraine, also known as Lime or Basswood. At the height of blossoming in a Linden grove or on a street lined with Linden trees, the ambrosial aroma of the tiny yellow-white flowers surrounds you and draws bees from miles around.
Color: 35 – 55 mm Extra light amber
Linden honey is not known for its bright color. It looks very similar to a regular Multiflower honey with a greenish-yellow hue, but what it lacks in looks it makes up in all the other senses. It is recognized by its strong, distinctive scent and distinguishable flavor.
Linden Honey has a strong bright aroma of linden described as woody, crisp and fresh, also described as minty, balsamic, menthol and camphor.
It has low acidity, therefore, described as all in one, as sweet, spicy, pungent, and even a bit bitter; it has a persistent aftertaste and is slightly astringent.
Crystallization Rate: Medium
Linden honey should be stored at room temperature and away from direct sunlight. The crystallization rate is medium to fast with fine to medium sized crystals. The crystallization of Linden honey is a natural process. UA Honey has not been heated, but if you prefer a more liquid form of honey, to turn crystallized honey into liquid, place the jar into a water-filled receptacle and heat it to no more than 50ºC, so as not to destroy the honey’s therapeutic qualities.