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|
|Alpha Acid Composition||5%-6%|
|Beta Acid Composition||2%-3%|
|Yield Amount||640 kg/hectare|
|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%|
|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|