USDA ACCESSION No.: 21668
SELECTION: seedling of Bate's Brewer. No specific information exists about the latter except that it was grown about 1911 in Kent, England
CULTIVAR: Whitbread's Golding
PEDIGREE: no specific information availble
PRIMARY SITE: USDA/OSU Hop Resarch Farm, Corvallis, OR.
ORIGIN: no specific information available
DATE RECEIVED: spring 1992, from English Hop Products Ltd, Kent, England
METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes
AVAILBILITY: no restrictions
REFERENCES: Burgess, 1964. Hops (a book) published by Interscience Pubishers Inc. New York and London
Annual Report of Hop Research, USDA/ARS, 1992 and later years.
MATURITY: early to medium early
LEAF COLOR: light green
DISEASES: Downy mildew: moderately susceptible
Powdery mildew: no information
Verticillium wilt: tolerant, especially to progressive wilt in England
VIGOR: fair to good
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 30 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 6 - 7 %
BETA ACIDS: 3 %
COHUMULONE: 33 %
STORAGE STABILITY: good, retained 66 % of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage.
OIL: 1.22 ml/ 100g. Humulene 25%; caryophyllene 9 %; farnesene trace; myrcene 48%. H/C ratio = 2.73
MAJOR TRAITS: Pleasant European aroma characteristics
OTHER INFORMATION: This hop is similar to most other Golding type hops. It together with the other Goldings is used extensively in England.