Brewers Gold – Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc

Brewers Gold

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:

edigree

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


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