Hop East Kent Goldings (UK) in cones in 5 kg bag - Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant. Recognized as having the most typical English aroma with the
best flavor historically coming from East Kent. This hop is in demand for copper-hopping and
dry hopping of traditional ales. Goldings are also found to be useful for late hopping lagers,
when a delicate aroma is required. Used in all the English style Ales, Belgian-Style Ales, Stouts,
Porters, most Lagers.
ORIGIN / HISTORY UK origin. The Goldings are the traditional Old English hop. Develops by clonal selection from 1790 on starting from Canterbury Whitebine. Traded as East-Kent Goldings, if grown in East Kent, Kent Goldings if grown in mid-Kent, and Goldings if grown elsewhere. AGRONOMICS Sensitive to downy mildew. As a group the Goldings are unique in their high level of sensitivity to Hop Mosaic Virus. ACID COMPONENTS Alpha Acids Beta Acids Cohumulone 4 – 8% w/w 2 – 3.5% w/w 20 – 25% of alpha acids Type T90 Hop Pellets OIL COMPONENTS Total Oil Caryophyllene Farnesene Humulene Myrcene 0.6 – 1.0 mls/100 grams 12 - 16% of whole oil <1% of whole oil 42 - 48% of whole oil 20 - 26% of whole oil Type Leaf Hops Possible Substitutions: Goldings, Sovereign, Progress