Goldings

GoldingsFlavour and Aroma

The aroma notes include floral, slightly spicy, earthy and honey.

Bittering Characteristics

Goldings is sweet, smooth and honey-like.

 

 

 

IMG_1747Flavour Intensity  6/10

About this Hop

Another quintessentially British Hop, Goldings is a delicious example of the gentle aromas that English hops produce. Good for bittering and late hopping and particularly good in combination with Fuggle.

 

 

Breeding

Goldings is an old long-established variety originating in Kent, England. It incorporates a group of similar varieties that harvest at different times, known as Cobbs, Amos’ Early Bird, Eastwell, Mathon and East Kent. Historically other clones such as Bramling, Canterbury, Rodmersham and Petham were also grown. It is a tall hop with loose low yielding cones, is susceptible to downy mildew and wilt.

Analysis

Alpha acid: 4-9.5%

Beta acid:  1.9-3.0%

Co-Humulone: 25-30%

Total oils: 0.4-0.8%

Humulene:  36%

Myrcene: 25%

Farnesene: Trace