Hop: Golding (US)


Golding (US) is a direct descendant of East Kent Golding, initially grown in British Columbia (no longer grown commercially here) before finding a home in Washington in 1993, shortly followed in Oregon.

General Information

Profile Faint bitterness with a pleasant yet fragrant aroma.
Country United States
Substitutes East Kent Golding, Fuggle, Willamette
Pairs with Fuggle (US), Willamette
Purpose Aroma
Storage Retains 65% - 80% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Belgian Ale, English Ale, Barleywine
Resistant Downy mildew, powdery mildew (moderate)
Tolerant Verticillium wilt


Alpha Acid 4.0 - 6.0%
Beta Acid 2.0 - 3.0%
Cohumulone 20.0 - 28.0%


Total Oil 0.6 ml/100g
Myrcene 20.0 - 35.0%
Humulene 35.0 - 45.0%
Caryophyllene 13.0 - 20.0%
Farnesene < `1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Good
Sex Female
Leaf Color Light green
Side Arm Length 20" - 40"

Golding (US) Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-05-10 18:43:17 (Added: 2020-05-10 18:43:17)

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