Honey Technical Information

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Honey Beers recognized at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival

This year marked the 30th anniversary of the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), the largest commercial beer competition in the…

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A guide to honey’s color

Did you know that honey isn’t just amber in color? That’s right, honey comes in a variety of colors, and…

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When to add honey in brewing

Brewing is a science. And, adding honey to the process allows for experimentation. The sweetness of honey in beer depends…

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Smucker Makes Strides

J.M. Smucker Co. is launching more than 100 new products in the next year as the company seeks growth through…

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Honey FAQ: How much honey should I add to my beer?

Honey’s primary contribution to beer is its characteristic aroma and flavor. Most brew­ers will want to keep that flavor in…

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Honey FAQ: Storing Honey

One of the most frequent questions we get is about the storage of honey. Most people know that honey is…

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What is the best way to store honey?

Honey’s moisture content (about 17%), low pH and antibacterial properties make it one of the only ingredients in a bakery…

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How does honey affect the flavor of beer?

Honey influences flavor through several mechanisms. First, honey contributes its own flavor; second, honey has an impact on how the…

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Honey Extraction and Varietals

Harvesting honey is an ancient artisanal craft that is often passed down from generation to generation. To harvest the honey,…

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What is honey’s composition?

Honey is comprised primarily of fructose (38.2%), glucose (31%) and water (17.1%). The remaining 13.7% of honey provides food and…

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