Pride of Kent

Developed in England at Wye College, Pride of Kent features a pleasant continental-type aroma. It was first developed sometime in the early to mid 20th century from open pollinated Brewer’s. Pride of Kent is also the parent of the celebrated Australian variety, Pride of Ringwood.

Also Known As
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 8%-11%
Beta Acid Composition 6%-8%
Co-Humulone Composition 35%
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Early
Yield Amount 1010-1560 kg/hectare (900-1400 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate High
Resistant to Moderately resistant to downy mildew and verticillium wilt
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 42% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 2.32 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 70%
Humulene Oil Composition 9%
Caryophyllene Oil 3%
Farnesene Oil Trace Amounts
Substitutes Galena Hops
Style Guide


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