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UK East Kent Golding (EKG) and Fuggle Pellet Hops Bundle

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NOTE: Packaging either YCH or LD Carlson

A favourite British hop combination, Fuggle and EKG are both very versatile hops.

East Kent Golding

East Kent Golding Hops belong to the Golding Family of varieties, and is considered a premium hops that is celebrated in the U.K. and the U.S. Kent is a Region in England, home to Canterbury, and is where this variety was brought to the market in 1790. Also known as Canterbury Hops by some, although others will dispute this fact. East Kent Goldings gracefully defines the English Pale Ales and Ales produced by the region, it is quintessentially English.

East Kent Golding Hops thrives for aroma additions any time throughout the boil or during dry hopping. This variety has an alpha acid rating of 4.5%-6.5% keeping its bitterness on the low side. It is often complimented with Fuggle Hops in English recipes. The aroma is sweet-tempered, savoury, and affable. This hops has scents of sweet citrus fruits, and redolence of nectarous flowers. It has relatively high humulene oil content, and this is preserved by avoiding early kettle additions.

Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Storage Stability: Good
Typical Beer Style(s): English Ale, English Pale Ale, Bittter, ESB, Scotch Ale
Typical Alpha Acid Levels: 5%
Possible Substitution(s): UK Kent Golding, UK Progress, Fuggle

UK Fuggle

Fuggle was a cornerstone for English brewing during the late 1800's and early 1900's. In the Kent region in 1861, Richard Fuggle selected this variety as a seedling or seed and later introduced it into commerce in 1875 under his own name. This variety is also grown in other parts of Europe as well as the U.S.

Fuggle Hops is an aroma hops with a 3.5%-5.5% alpha acid rating. During its peak times over 100 years ago it was used both for bittering as well as aroma. It became less economical as higher alpha varieties came along to use Fuggle for bittering. It carries a high carryophyllene oil as well as farnesene oil content. This combination brings a herbal and woody type of aroma.

Brewing Usage: Aroma
Typical Alpha Acid Levels: 4.5%
Storage Stability: Good
Typical Beer Style(s): Ale, ESB, Stout, Bitter, Mild, Brown Ale
Possible Substitution(s): Styrian Golding, UK Fuggle