Hop Brewers Gold (DE, FR) in cones in 5kg bag - A well-tried and tested bitter hop. Brewers Gold has a high resin content and gives a wellbalanced bitterness which is ideally complimented by a late aroma hop in Lager beers. When
used in cask conditioned ales, can give some very interesting fruity and spicy characteristics.
ORIGIN / HISTORY
French/German origins. Brewers Gold and Bullion were two of the first varieties developed
from a breeding programme circa 1917 by Professor Salmon in England. It is now grown in
Southern Germany and France.
Low resistance to wilt and powdery mildew. Alpha acid contents are greatly influenced by
environmental conditions and therefore can vary quite significantly from year to year.
Alpha Acids 3 – 9% w/w
Beta Acids 3.1% w/w
Cohumulone 40 - 48% of alpha acids Type T90 Hop Pellets
Total Oil 2.0 mls/100 grams
Caryophyllene 7.3% of whole oil
Farnesene 0% of whole oil
Humulene 30% of whole oil
Myrcene 38.5% of whole oil Type Leaf Hops
Possible Substitutions: Pioneer, Northdown, Northern Brewer