Origin and Description

Styrian Golding Hops, also called Savinja Golding, is a traditional hops grown primarily in Slovenia, and also Austria; It is not of the Golding heritage, instead Styrian Golding is a form of Fuggle Hops and carries much of its attributes. This variety was the major hops crop for Styria (Austrian state bordering Slovenia) in the 1930's as powdery mildew made its impact on other varieties from the area.

Styrian Golding Hops is an aroma variety that has a low alpha acid content of 4.5%-6.0%. This well established traditional variety offers a delicate bitterness with a distinctive flavor and aroma. The oils show moderate myrcene and caryophyllene levels. The humulene oil registers on the high side at 34.0%-38.0%, and helps provide for some of the spicy character of Styrian Golding. Farnesene oil also makes its mark, its low although present, and help to make this variety ideal for finishing additions.

Styrian Golding Hops is versatile and is used throughout the world. It is an early yielding plant ranging from 1150-1500 lbs/acre which is good for a natural variety from the region. The medium compact cones are harvested early in the season, and Sytrian Golding comes equipped with natural resistance to downy mildew. This helped to shape its success in the last century. The Fuggle varieties, including those grown in the United States, are going to make a good substitutes if you have some on hand. However, Styrian Golding is available on the marketplace.

Styrian Golding Hops Usage

Styrian Golding hops is aromatic qualities.
Styrian Golding hops is commonly used as as aroma agent in beer.

Styrian Golding Hops Characteristics

Below is a list of characteristics for styrian golding hops that impact farming, chemistry, transport & trade, beer production, as well as the final character of the finished product.

Styrian Golding Hops Acid Composition

Alpha Acid Composition 4.5%-6%Styrian Golding Hops Alpha Acid Composition - 4.5 To 6 Percent
Beta Acid Composition 2%-3%Styrian Golding Hops Beta Acid Composition - 2 To 3 Percent
Co-Humulone Composition 25%-30%Styrian Golding Hops Co-Humulone Acid Composition - 25 To 30 Percent

Styrian Golding Hops Cone Physical Characteristics

Styrian Golding Lupulin ColorPale YellowPale Yellow Lupulin Color for Styrian Golding Hops
Styrian Golding Cone SizeMediumStyrian Golding Hop - Medium Cone Size
Styrian Golding Cone DensityCompactStyrian Golding Hops - Compact Cone Density

Styrian Golding Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details

MaturityEarly SeasonStyrian Golding Hops - Early Season Maturity
YieldYield for Styrian Golding Hops is Low at 1150 - 1500 kg/hectare
Styrian Golding Hops - Low Crop Yields
Growth RateModerate
Styrian Golding Hops - Moderate Growth Rate
Susceptibility to Disease and PestsStyrian Golding Hops Resistance to Disease & Pests is Moderate
StorabilityStyrian Golding Hops maintains 65%-80% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees CStyrian Golding Hops Storability - Moderate to Excellent
Ease of HarvestPoor to GoodStyrian Golding Hops - Poor to Good Pickability

Styrian Golding Hops Oil Composition

Total Oil Composition0.5-1 mls/100 gramsStyrian Golding Hops - Total Oil Compensation 0.5-1 mls
Myrcene Oil Composition27%-33%Styrian Golding Hops - Myrcene Oil Compensation 27-33 Percent
Humulene Oil Composition34%-38%Styrian Golding Hops - Humulene Oil Compensation 34-38 Percent
Caryophyllene Oil Composition9%-11%Styrian Golding Hops - Caryophyllene Oil Compensation 9-11 Percent.jpg
Farnesene Oil Composition2%-5%Styrian Golding Hops -Farnesene Oil Compensation 2-5 Percent

Styrian Golding Hops Substitutes

Fuggle (U.S.)Fuggle Hops found in the U.S. can trace their roots (rhizomes) back to the Fuggle variety discovered in E...
WillametteWillamette Hops was named after the mighty river that pours through the Willamette Valley in Southern Washington and Northern Oregon. It was developed and rele...
Fuggle (U.K.)Fuggle Hops 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 ...

Common Beer Styles for Styrian Golding Hops

    Beer Style
    Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
    Summer Ale
    Spring Ale
    English Ale
    Pale Ale
    Barley Wine
    Christmas Ale

    Styrian Golding Hops Use in Commercial Beers

    WebsiteBrewing Company & Beer or Product
    Rubicon Brewing Company
    Flying Fish Brewing Company
    Farmhouse Summer Ale
    The Ramsbury Brewery
    The Ramsbury Brewery
    Spring Barley
    The Ramsbury Brewery
    Kennet Valley
    Rooster's Brewing Company
    YPA - Yorkshire Pale Ale
    Tenaya Creek Brewery
    Faultline Brewing Company
    Belgian Blonde
    Faultline Brewing Company
    Belgian Tripel
    Faultline Brewing Company
    Belgian Abbey
    Marin Brewing Company
    Old Dipsea
    Marin Brewing Company
    Hoppy Holidaze Christmas Ale