East Kent Goldings - 100g

Grown only in Kent, England; East Kent Goldings are often thought of as the king of English hop varieties.

They have a unique aroma profile with notes of lavender, spice, honey, and a hint of thyme, which blend beautifully with an earthy and mildly sweet, silky, honey like flavour.

East Kent Goldings are used in a wide variety of English style ales and have long been a favourite of brewers.

Characteristics Aromas of lavender, spice, honey, thyme, earthy flavours
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 5%-6%
Beta Acid Composition 2%-3%
Co-Humulone Composition 29%
Country
Cone Size Large
Cone Density Loose
Seasonal Maturity Early
Yield Amount 640 kg/hectare 
Growth Rate High
Resistant to Moderately resistant to downy mildew
Susceptible to Susceptible to hop mosaic virus
Storability Retains 78% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 0.85 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 42%
Humulene Oil Composition 27%
Caryophyllene Oil 9%
Farnesene Oil 0%-1%
Substitutes Whitbread Golding, Progress, Fuggle, First Gold
Style Guide Pale Ale, Extra Special English Ale, English Dark Ale, English Light Ale, Belgian Ale, Christmas Ale