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Old 10-06-2008, 10:45 PM   #1
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What would be the best sub for Kent Goldings? I have both Willamette and Fuggles... Both I think are close but not sure which would be closer for a flavor add?

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Old 10-06-2008, 10:48 PM   #2
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They are both very similar in my opinion (Willamette and Fuggles) can't go wrong either way IMHO.
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Old 10-06-2008, 11:02 PM   #3
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Willamette is an American Fuggle verity. Both are acceptable subs for EKG. I'd go Fuggle just to stay on the right side of the pond.
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Old 10-07-2008, 04:35 AM   #4
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Any Fuggle cultivar is an acceptable substitute for EKG but will not age as nicely or give the same earthy notes. Styrian Goldings is my favorite of the Fuggle family.

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Old 10-07-2008, 04:35 PM   #5
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I've substituted Willamette a couple times and been happy.

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Old 10-07-2008, 04:55 PM   #6
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I'd go Fuggles but that's because I prefer the UK hops to their American counterparts.
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Old 10-07-2008, 05:02 PM   #7
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I like willamette for Fuggles...You can't beat real EK Goldings IMO but try Whitbread Goldings, (a cross between Fuggles and EK Goldings), Progress, Stryrian Goldings, Glacier, BC Goldings(Canadian grown Goldings).
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Old 10-08-2008, 02:26 PM   #8
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I notice that Yakima Goldings has not been recommended thusfar. What's the opinion of that particular variety? It seems fairly easy to find.
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