UK Whitbread Golding Variety
Pedigree: Open pollination of Bates Brewer
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Moderate, sweet, pleasant and slightly fruity
Alpha Acids %: 5.0-8.0
Beta Acids %: 2.0-2.7
Co-Humolone: 25-34% of Alpha Acids
Total Oil: 0.8-1.2 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: Sometimes used as a distinctive dry hop
Possible Substitutions: UK Kent Golding, UK Progress
Typical Beer Styles: Pale Ale, Wheat
Additional Information: Bred by Edward Albert White of Yalding, Kent, England in 1911 from open pollination of Bates Brewer. It acquired the name Whitbread Golding after the brewery bought the farms in 1920 when Mr White retired. Whitbread did not acknowledge the work Mr White had achieved in hop cultivation by keeping his name. It is not a true golding but also not dissimilar it is more robust with distinguishing sweet fruity note.
All our in stock hops are stored cold to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.