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Hop First Gold (UK) in pellets T90 in 5 kg(11LB) bag

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Hop First Gold (UK) in pellets T90 in 5 kg bag - The variety is very suitable both as a general kettle hop and also for late and dry hopping in all

types of beer. First Gold has good aroma and bittering qualities, much of the flavour of WGV

seems to have been retained but with an added extra citrus quality; produces a well-balanced

bitterness and a fruity, slightly spicy note in ales. An orangey quality has been observed in many

beers brewed using this variety.

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Hop First Gold (UK) in pellets T90 in 5 kg bag

ORIGIN / HISTORY

UK origin. A dwarf hop bred at Wye College, on extensive farm trials in 1995. First Gold is from

a cross-pollination of WGV with a dwarf male.

AGRONOMICS

Reasonable tolerance to Verticillium Wilt which seems to have been inherited from its WGV

parent. Susceptible to downy mildew, resistant to powdery mildew.

ACID COMPONENTS

Alpha Acids 7 – 11% w/w

Beta Acids 3.0 – 4.1% w/w

Cohumulone 33% of alpha acids

OIL COMPONENTS

Total Oil 0.7 – 1.3 mls/100 grams

Caryophyllene 6.0% of whole oil

Farnesene 1.5% of whole oil

Humulene 19% of whole oil

Myrcene 36.0% of total oil Leaf Hops

Possible Substitutions: Boadicea, Northdown, Challenger

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