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What's the 'stuff' caked on top when you open the jar?<br><br>
There is about a 1/4 inch thick crust of some kind of material before you get to the honey. And now there are floaties in my tea.<br><br>
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It has sugared. It sugars when it gets too hot or too cold.<br><br>
Raw honey <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/yummy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="yummy"> We buy it but the gallon.
 

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Is it Really Raw Honey brand? If so it's cappings. From their website:"The crunchy bits of pollen, propolis, and capping wax that crown each jar of our honey are called "cappings". Cappings have the highest concentrations of pollen and propolis, which are known for their healthful properties. Due to popular request, Really Raw Honey Cappings are now available by the jar and can be chewed, just like chewing gum, for a sweetly delicious way to enjoy and ingest the goodness the bees put in."<br>
They definitely float in your tea and will even get stuck in your teeth. I try to include them in thins I will be chewing and push them aside when I'm putting honey in my tea. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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Yeah, it is probably cappings.<br><br>
If it were crystalized honey, I would expect it to be on the bottom like in my gallon jars. Usually my jars are fully crystalized until I give them a warm water bath, then most of it liquifies but the remaining crystals settle to the bottom and I need to give it another bath when we get that low.
 
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