East Kent Golding

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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: England
Noble: Maybe
Uses: bittering or aroma
Beer styles: English Pale Ale, Stout, Porter, most lagers
Substitutions: Golding (American), Fuggle, Willamette
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 4-7 %
Beta Acids: 1.9-2.8 %
Cohumulone: 28-32 %
Myrcene: 25 %
Humulene: 38-45 %
Caryophyllene: 12-16 %
Farnesene: 0.4% %
Total Oil: 0.4-1.0 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

65-80 %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: moderate to high
Harvest: varies

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

The premier English aroma hop, an English landrace with a lineage going back to 1790. Ideal for bittering and finishing any kind of English ales, and also works well in lagers due to its delicate, slightly spicy aroma.