Brewers Gold

$15.00

Brewer’s Gold is an old man in the history of modern brewing. While its character isn’t exactly celebrated by an abundant amount of commercial beers, it’s legacy lives on in many other ways. Due to its moderate alpha acid content, high yield, and vigorous growth it has been used in the cultivation and production of newer varieties. Brewer’s Gold Hops has helped make some excellent varieties shown below:

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Description

Pedigree

  • An English variety and sibling of Bullion

Brewing Usage

  • Bittering
  • Aroma
  • Spicy, fruity characteristics, black currant

Possible Substitutions

  • Chinook
  • Galena
  • Nugget
  • Typical Beer Styles
  • Ale

Additional Information

  • Limited acreage in the United States; developed by Professor Salmon in 1934.
  • Storage Stability
  • Poor
  • Alpha Acids
  • 8.0 – 10.0%

 

Beta Acids

  • 3.5 – 4.5%

Co-Humulone

  • 40 – 48%
  • Total Oil
  • 2.0 – 2.4 mL / 100g

Myrcene

  • 37 – 40% of total oil

Humulene

  • 29 – 31% of total oil

Caryophyllene

  • 7.0 – 7.5% of total oil

Farnesene

  • < 1%% of total oil
  • General Trade Perception
  • Mainly used as a bittering hop

 

All hops listed are by the pound (lb.)