Hop Variety – East Kent Golding

Pedigree: Developed by conal selection from 1790 on, starting from Canterbury Whitebine
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon and thyme overtones
Alpha Acids: 4.0 – 6.0%
Beta Acids: 1.9 – 3.0%
Co-Humulone: 25 – 30% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.4 – 0.8 mL/100g
Myrcene: 25% of total oil
Humulene: 36% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 14.8% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: A traditional English hop that has been used in kettle and dry hopping
Possible Substitutions: US Golding, UK Progress
Typical Beer Styles: English and Belgian-style Ales
Additional Information: Variety in Golding grown in East Kent

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