Cobbs (East Kent Golding) Hop Plant/Rhizome
Cobbs is an East Kent Golding variety producing small ‘pea hops’ which grow heavily towards the head of the plant. It is a favoured variety for producing typical English bitters.
Cobbs hop plant will grow to approx. 15-20 feet once mature.
|Alpha Acid Composition||4.4%-6.7%|
|Beta Acid Composition||1.9%-2.8%|
|Yield Amount||1500-2000 kg/hectare (1330-1780 lbs/acre)|
|Susceptible to||Sensitive to wilt, susceptible to downy mildew and powdery mildews|
|Storability||Retains 46% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|Ease of Harvest||Moderate to difficult|
|Total Oil Composition||0.8-1.0 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||25%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||36%|
|Style Guide||India Pale Ale, English Ales|