EKG was developed from wild Canterbury Whitebine in the late 1700s, East Kent Godling is the quintessential English variety. It has been used in kettle and dry hopping and is known for is subtle citrus, floral and herbal characteristics.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon, orange, grapefruit and thyme overtones.
Possible substitutions include Fuggle, Progress, Golding
|Alpha Acid||4.5 - 6.5%|
|Beta Acid||1.9 - 2.8%|
|Co-humulone||28 - 32%|
|Total Oil||0.4 - 0.8 mL/100g|
|Myrcene||29 - 31% of total oil|
|Caryophyllene||12 - 16% of total oil|
|Farnesene||< 1.0% of total oil|
|Humulene||38 - 44% of total oil|
|Geraniol||0 - 0% of total oil|