British Kent Goldings Hops (Pellets)

British Kent Goldings Hops (Pellets)

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 Universally the first choice for an aroma hop in English Ales. Very mild with pleasant, flowery overtones. Smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon and thyme overtones. Most hops stand out against the malt. This unusual hop actually blends in and complements the malt flavors. You truly cannot add too much at the end of a boil as an aroma/flavor hop. Often referred to as Kent Goldings, British Kent Goldings, BKG, or East Kent Goldings.

Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 4.0 – 6.0%
Beta Acids: 2.0 – 3.5%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1.33 - 3.16
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 20 – 25%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.6 – 1.0
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F) 65 – 80%
Similar Hop Varieties: U.S Golding, Whitbred's Golding Variety, UK Progress

California Recipients: WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Flavor and AromaCitrus, Spicy
Alpha AcidsLow
UseDual Purpose
Total Oil ContentLow
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Great product for style of beer
Robin T on Oct 17, 2019
Used in British Bitters
James M on Sep 7, 2019
Great product for style of beer
Robin T on Oct 17, 2019
Brewing a Wee Heavy
Donnie F on Oct 15, 2019
Used in British Bitters
James M on Sep 7, 2019
White house honey ale
Andy M on Aug 28, 2019
To experience
Christian C on Aug 28, 2019
recipe calls for this variety
Steven R on Aug 28, 2019
for stout
Clark J on Aug 28, 2019
Irish red finishing hops
Kenneth G on Jun 13, 2019
to make beer
Valued C on May 31, 2019
Aaron G on May 1, 2019
Same as above
Justin S on Apr 25, 2019
Making an Irish Red
Edward L on Apr 16, 2019
Belgian Farmhouse Ale
Brian W on Apr 9, 2019
john p on Apr 4, 2019
Per style for English ales
Cesar B on Mar 28, 2019
Need it for an IPA recipe
Kenneth R on Mar 25, 2019
ESB stuff
Darrell D on Mar 13, 2019
Making an English IPA
Martin G on Mar 4, 2019
English styles
Patrick M on Feb 25, 2019
honestly, i didn't notice this.. must've added it last time i was on the site and forgot
Jason A on Feb 25, 2019
To make some British Ales!
Brandon E on Feb 25, 2019
For a dry Irish stout in memory of my Pops
Gregory M on Feb 22, 2019
Part of my oatmeal stout recipe
Adam on Feb 20, 2019
for stout and irish red
Chuck B on Feb 11, 2019
Beer is better with hops.
Donald H on Jan 15, 2019
What else for English ales?
Michael S on Dec 28, 2018
Recipe for Irish Stout and a Porter
Bryan M on Dec 17, 2018
Standard hops for oatmeal stout
Brian W on Dec 11, 2018
Mild taste
Joseph D on Nov 27, 2018
Irish Stout
Stephen J on Nov 27, 2018
All I make are English ales
Chris L on Nov 21, 2018
Scottish Ale
Gary J on Nov 21, 2018
Robert B on Nov 17, 2018
I love this hop in English style beers.
Donald M on Oct 27, 2018
Used it before - british bitters
James M on Oct 25, 2018
Richard A on Oct 22, 2018
Richard A on Oct 22, 2018
to make irish red ale
Wilbert D on Oct 22, 2018
great hop for stouts
Don W on Oct 4, 2018
Making my own recipe for a English Pale Ale
aaron scholes on Sep 29, 2018
Need for my stout.
Valued C on Sep 25, 2018
London Porter
Josh E on Sep 14, 2018
for use in a stout
Brian DeLoriea on Sep 13, 2018
Pumpkin Porter
Robert B on Sep 12, 2018
Pumpkin Porter
Robert B on Sep 12, 2018
British Bitters
James M on Sep 11, 2018
good price
James L on Sep 6, 2018
Looks like the best buy!
Mark M on Sep 3, 2018
For peanut butter chocolate stout
Dan P on Aug 25, 2018
Jeff Olson on Aug 16, 2018
Brewing a Wee Heavy
Donnie F on Oct 15, 2019
White house honey ale
Andy M on Aug 28, 2019

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Classic ale taste
Great for ales. Useful for buttering and aroma.
July 3, 2018
1 year ago
Great classic hop
Used in a Wee Heavy to balance the malt character of the style. Fit the bill perfectly
April 25, 2018
1 year ago
Classic English Hops
Authentic English hop to use in all of your English Beers. Has a light and pleasant floral aroma. Pairs great with Fuggle hops also!
February 1, 2018
1 year ago
Used this in a stout to get that traditional English character. That's exactly what I ended up with.
May 22, 2015
Don't overlook this classic hop!
EKG is one of the classic aroma hops out there - light soft citrus and spicy earthiness, it's beautiful. Try it on top of an American Ale, or of course, a classic English Pale Ale. Light, complex - you can't go wrong with 225 years of cultivation...
May 5, 2015
Future Use
Looking down the road to a butterscotch ale...can't wait.
May 9, 2014