Air bubbles in the honey

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by bamabww, May 12, 2012.

  1. bamabww

    bamabww New Member

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    When I fill my jars, I always have air bubbles in the honey after the jar is full. Anyway to avoid this or help get rid of them after they are there?
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    They are always there when filling. They will rise to the top in a couple days. Then they can be removed.
     

  3. Barbarian

    Barbarian New Member

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    Are you putting the honey in the jar straight (via filter) from the extractor ?

    My regime is extractor -> coarse filter -> bucket -> rest -> warming cabinet -> skim -> fine filter -> bottling tank -> warming cabinet -> jar.

    Tapping honey into the middle of a jar can create bubbles. If possible, angle the jar so that the stream of honey flows down the side (IN--SIDE) of the jar.

    The people who show honey (in competitions) expose the filled jars to moderate sunlight. The bubbles rise to the top and the honey gets a sparkle. :roll: