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".


Pedigree Released in 1934

Maturity Late

Yield 2150 – 2350 kg./ha. or 1950 – 2100 lb./ac.

Growth Habit Vigorous

Disease/Pest Susceptibility Low resistance to wilt and powdery mildew

Pickability/Drying/Baling Good

Cone-Structure Small and tight

Lupulin Full

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

Storageability Average

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