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Whitbread Golding Variety (WGV)

Great Britain

Bred in 1911 on land owned by Whitbread. Not a true Golding, but similarly aromatic.WGV was selected as a seedling and planted extensively during the 1950s, when Verticillium Wilt started to encroach on the Fuggles and Goldings.

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Typical Aroma Profile

 

Thick creamy caramel, bitter almond, tea-like overtones and woody-aromatic bergamot describe this hop variety. Sweet notes also play a key role. These include honeydew melon, fig, dried fruit and nuances of Almdudler (herbal lemonade) and port lightly underscored by a spicy liquorice aroma.

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CULTIVATION AREA
Great Britain
ALPHA-ACIDS*
5.4 - 7.7 %
BETA-ACIDS
2 - 3.3 %
TOTAL OIL
0.8 - 1.2 ml/100g
MYRCENE
19 - 27 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
11 - 15 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
1 - 2 %

*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

Bred from Bates' Brewer

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