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Offline TomFogarty

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Golden hops
« on: May 09, 2012, 11:50:19 PM »
So I took a trip out to the local flower nursery today to look for some hops and they only carry Golden hops. Picked up a plant for fun but I've never heard of it before.... Looked up Golden hops on Homebrew Talk but I'm getting a lot of different opinions (half the people love them, half say they're a waste of time)

Anyone have any input here? I figure I'd grow anyway, what's the worst that could happen!

Offline chrismccull

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Re: Golden hops
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2012, 06:01:59 AM »
Were they called Bianca Gold?

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Re: Golden hops
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2012, 11:24:41 AM »
Amarillo Gold... Bianca Gold... East Kent Goldings... I'm seeing a trend here...

... regardless it's not some re-naming, it's an ornamental hop (yay Google), so my guess is that it's pretty low on AA. That said if it smells good you might be able to use it in a dry-hop, who knows :)
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Re: Golden hops
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2012, 04:38:21 PM »
This sounds like something that should be experimented with.... Oh damn  :lol: