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East Kent Goldings

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6 years 10 months ago #32 by Pebbbles
East Kent Goldings was created by Pebbbles
Description:
The No1 flavour/aroma hop in English bitters. Floral & fragrant. East Kent Goldings hops should be one of your first selections.

Pedigree
The Goldings are the traditional Old English hop. Develops by clonal selection from 1790 on starting from Canterbury Whitebine.

Maturity Early mid and late maturing sub-varieties exist.
Yield 1500 - 1800 ka./ha. or 1350 - 1600 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Ranges from vigorous growth types to fewer strong forms.
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Sensitive to downy mildew. As a group the Goldings are unique in their high level of sensitivity to Hop Mosaic Virus.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Tendency to shatter especially if too dry.
Cone-Structure Fairly loose and lax, medium to large in size.
Lupulin Quite small amounts, pale yellow in color.
Aroma Gentle, fragrant and pleasant.

Alpha Acid 4 - 5.5% w/w
Beta Acid 2 - 3.5% w/w
Cohumulone 20 - 25% of alpha acids
Storageability 65 - 80% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.6 - 1.0 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 20 - 26% of whole oil
Humulene 42 - 48% of whole oil
Carophyllene 12 - 16% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
The classic English Ale hop which has been used extensively in kettle hopping and for dry hopping.

Possible Substitutions
US Golding, Whitbread Golding, UK Progress

Typical Beer Styles
All English style Ales, Belgian-Style Ales

Additional Information
Traded as East-Kent Goldings, if grown in East Kent, Kent Goldings if grown in mid-Kent, and Goldings if grown elsewhere.

Typical Hop Use
Aroma

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Thu 11 Jul - 14:09

Just finished a good brew day, brewing an English Bitter or maybe it s a pale. Did a starter seemed to go well. But my picnic tap on my keg snapped so had to use a pair of plyers to pour. Nice n foamy :D

Gash - Sun 7 Jul - 09:45

Think you'll find the others will be like the grainfather app if they are set up correctly.

Keg - Thu 4 Jul - 20:15

Hi everyone, just wondering why the likes of BS, Brewfather ect specify a lower strike water volume than the sparge volume? The only one that does not is the Grainfather app.

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Thu 20 Jun - 12:38

Very cold brew day in the shed. The fog is down to about 3 feet. ha. :O

Kegga - Sat 15 Jun - 22:23

Thanks drewtech ?

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