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East Kent Goldings

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6 years 1 week 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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Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Fri 21 Sep - 16:12

My 2nd year cascade and centennial rhizomes are just starting to pop up above the soil. hopefully this year I get some to use :D

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Wed 19 Sep - 11:53

Just received and planted 2 Fuggles hop plants in my beer garden. cheers :D

Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Thu 6 Sep - 16:01

Hi Gash,just tried to post and it is coming up with "Kunena Internal Error: Please contact the site administrator to fix this issue!"Cheers

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Fri 31 Aug - 15:42

At least the Wallabies dont have to face another spanking this weekend by the NZ Allblacks.

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 18 Aug - 14:58

Phil Rudd is indeed an Aussy. Always thought he was a Kiwi.So there you go. cheers :P

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