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Whitbread Golding - 100g

Whitbread Golding enjoys a robust flavour and hoppiness particularly in comparison to other Golding varieties. With its pleasant, fruity, European-style aromatics, it has traditionally been very popular in England and is currently grown extensively for commercial, craft and home brewing use.

When used as an early addition, Whitbread Golding features a sharp and pronounced bitterness. Mid-boil it’s flavour profile tends toward a sweet fruitiness and as an aroma addition, herbal, woody aromas spring to the fore.

Characteristics Pleasant, fruity, European style aroma
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 5%-7.5%
Beta Acid Composition 2.5%-3.5%
Co-Humulone Composition 33%-37%
Country UK
Cone Size Medium
Cone Density Loose
Seasonal Maturity Early to mid
Yield Amount 1350-1450 kg/hectare
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to Tolerant to verticillium wilt
Susceptible to Moderately susceptible to downy mildew
Storability Retains 66% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest Hard
Total Oil Composition 0.8-1.22 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 24%-27%
Humulene Oil Composition 38%-42%
Caryophyllene Oil 9%-13%
Farnesene Oil <2.1%
Substitutes Fuggle, East Kent Golding
Style Guide Ale, Pale Ale, Bitter