Brewers Gold UK Hop Pellets
High resin gives well balanced bitterness, fruity, black currant, spicy character.
The signature hop of Crouch Vales two times "Champion Beer of Britain" "Brewers Gold".
GR BREWER’S GOLD
Pedigree Released in 1934
Yield 2150 – 2350 kg./ha. or 1950 – 2100 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Vigorous
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Low resistance to wilt and powdery mildew
Cone-Structure Small and tight
Aroma Black currant, fruity, spicy
Alpha Acids 5.5 – 6.5% w/w
Beta Acids 2.5 – 3.5% w/w
Co-Humulone 40 – 48% of alpha acids
Total Oil 1.8 – 2.2 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 37 – 40% of whole oil
Humulene 29 – 31% of whole oil
Caryophyllene 7 – 7.5% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception Mainly used as a bittering hop
Possible Substitutions UK Northdown, Northern Brewer, Galena, Bullion,
US Brewer’s Gold
Typical Beer Styles Ale, heavier German style Lagers, Lambic
Additional Information Originally bred in the UK by Professor E.S. Salmon