Golding

Pedigree: East Kent Golding
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Mild and delicate with sweet floral characteristics
Alpha Acids: 4.0 – 6.0%
Beta Acids: 2.0 – 3.0%
Co-Humulone: 20 – 25% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: ~66% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: 0.4 – 1.0 mL/100g
Myrcene: 25 – 35% of total oil
Humulene: 35 – 45% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 13 – 16% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Popular among ale breweries in the United States
Possible Substitutions: Fuggle, Styrian Golding, UK East Kent Golding, Willamette
Typical Beer Styles: Belgian and English-style Ales, Barley Wine, Bitter
Additional Information: Golding hops consist of a group of traditional English aroma varieties which have been cultivated since 1790