• Gingerbread
  • Woodruff
  • Lemon
  • Earthy
  • Dill

East Kent Golding EKG

Great Britain

Developed from wild Canterbury variety this variety was brought to the market in 1790.

  • Aroma Profile
  • Analyses

Typical Aroma Profile

 

The East Kent Golding is known for the rather subtle expression of its flavour characteristics. This variety is mainly used for hopping traditional ales. It offers marjoram, cardamom and woodruff aromas that come to the fore, producing a woodyspicy flavour, combined with tangy citrus notes. In addition cream-caramel aromas of gingerbread and spiced biscuits combine with vegetal nuances of artichoke create an appealing flavour.

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CULTIVATION AREA
Great Britain
ALPHA-ACIDS*
4.5 - 6.5 %
BETA-ACIDS
1.9 - 2.8 %
TOTAL OIL
0.4 - 0.8 ml/100g
MYRCENE
42 - 42 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
9 - 9 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
up to 1 %

*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe, by spectrophotometry (ASBC Hops-6) in the USA. Oil composition is determined by gas chromatography (ASBC Hops-17, EBC 7.12).

All values represent the medium range of the last 4 years. Be aware that specifically the alpha and oil values can vary in a broad range depending on the relevant crop year.

Ancestry

From wild Canterbury Whitebine variety

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