Golding Hops

Golding HopsIf you are looking for a mild bittering hop with a classic English-like flavor and aroma, then consider using Golding Hops.

The moderately low alpha acids and total oil content makes this hop variety a mild, pleasant and gently hoppy bittering and aroma hop…

Some of the most popular beer styles where you’ll see this hop being used are your English style beers, especially your Bitters, Pale Ale, Belgian-Style Ales and Barleywine.

Here are some of the most important characteristics of this hop variety:

Alpha:Beta Ratio: 2.0
Alpha Acids: 4.0 – 6.0%
Beta Acids:
2.0 – 3.0%
Co-humulone:
20 – 28% of alpha acids

Total Oils: 0.4 – 1.0 mL per 100 grams
Myrcene: 25 – 35% of total oils
Humulene: 35 – 45% of total oils

Some possible hop substitutions could be UK East Kent Golding, UK Progress, Styrian Golding, Willamette and Possibly Fuggle Hops.