NZ Hops

East Kent Goldings (EKG)

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Use in brewing

Aroma hop.
Sweet, smooth and honey-like bittering characteristics. Good for bittering and late hopping.

Substitutions

Goldings, WGV

Origin/History

Synonymous with English Goldings, East Kent Goldings are a quintessentially British Hop with gentle aromas traditional of English Hops. Developed from the Canterbury Whitebine variety in the late 1700’s, they are grown exclusively in East Kent by a handful of growers since 1838.

Agronomics

East Kent Goldings are a tall hop with loose low yielding cones that is unfortunately susceptible to downy and powdery mildews and wilt.

Additional Information

Country

UK

Characteristics

Earthy, Honey, Spicy

Alpha Acid

5-8%

Beta Acid

1.9-3%

Cohumulone

26-32

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 25%, Humulene: 36%, Farnesene: Trace

Total Oil

0.4-0.8ml/100g

Flavour Intensity

6


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