Brewer's Lair - Fine Beer and Brewing

Design Beer


Make Beer

Beer Basics

Know Beer


Enjoy Beer


Find Beer

About Us

Promote Beer

Enjoy the beer that you deserve.


Brewing Process
Malts, Grains, and Sugars
Brewing Tips

Styrian Goldings



What it does :

Styrian Goldings hops can be used for both bittering and aroma additions to your brew kettle. You can use Styrian Goldings hops to make the following beer styles: Barley Wine, Bitter, Christmas Ale, English Ale, English-style ale, Extra Special Bitter, Oktoberfest, Pale Ale, Spring Ale, Summer Ale. Substitutes for Styrian Goldings hops include: East Kent Golding, Fuggles, Willamette.

What it is:

The Styrian Goldings hop is grown in the Savinja Valley region near Zalec, Slovenia. It is related to the English Goldings hop variety. Styrian Goldings hops have a delicate, mildly bitter flavor and a slightly more spicy aroma than the English Goldings hop variety.

Vital Statistics

Alpha Acid (%):

4.5 - 6

Beta Acid (%):

2 - 3

Cohumulone (% of AA):

25 - 30

Total Oils (%v/w):

0.5 - 1

- Myrcene (% of whole oil):

27 - 27

- Humulene (% of whole oil):

34 - 38

- Caryophyllene (% of whole oil):

9 - 11

- Farnesene (% of whole oil):


Stability in storage:



Here is some guidance for your homebrewing hop additions:

  • For bittering, add hops as desired no later then 15 minutes from end of the boil.
  • For aroma, add hops 5-15 minutes from end of the boil.
  • For flavor, add hops 2-5 minutes from the end of the boil.
  • For dry-hop character, add directly to the primary or secondary fermenter.
  • The specific hop amount needed for a 5 gallon (18.9 liter) batch will vary. The main factors that determine the quantity of hops that you need are the alpha acid content of your hops, the boiling time that you select, and the bitterness targets for your recipe.

    Use our Hop Utilization, Hop Bill, and Hop Alpha Acid Loss Calculators to help you do the math to help determine how to best use Styrian Goldings hops in your next homebrew recipe.


    In general, you prepare your hops for use in beermaking by:

  • Ensuring that they are stored in sealed containers under refrigeration for maximum freshness prior to use.
  • Pre-measuring the amounts you plan to add for different stages of the wort boil.
  • Note that hops are available to brewers in a variety of forms (whole, plug, pellet).

    Related Links

    Hop Bill
    Hop Utilization
    Hop Alpha Acid Loss
    Weight Conversion
    Color Conversion
    Styrian Goldings