A classic British hop, Goldings have a background as East Kent Golding but are grown in Hereford and Worcester. They are complementary to Fuggles, providing floral and citrus overtones; an excellent selection for bitter, pale ale, ESB, blond, tripel, saison and kölsch-style beers.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include fragrant, floral, zesty lemon, orange and grapefruit.
A flowery, grapefruit-like aroma with medium bittering value that is gaining acceptance as a substitute for Cascade due to its citrus nature.
The very high alpha, good storage stability and low cohumulone ratio make Apollo an excellent choice for bittering. Added late into the boil it provides a strong grapefruit and hoppy...
Pleasant fruity and floral aroma characteristics. Alpha Acid: 14.0% - 17.0%.