Brewer's Gold


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Brewers Gold was bred at Wye College in 1919, Brewer’s Gold is an ancestor to many major high alpha hops including Sterling, Galena, Horizon, Centennial and Nugget. It is an English variety, however American-grown Brewer’s Gold contains higher levels of alpha acids than its English counterpart.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include blackcurrant and spicy

Possible substitutions include Bullion, Chinook, Galena, Nugget
Alpha Acid 8 - 11%
Beta Acid 4 - 6.5%
Co-humulone 40 - 48%
Total Oil 1.5 - 3 mL/100g
B-Pinene 0.6 - 0.9% of total oil
Myrcene 45 - 60% of total oil
Linalool 0.5 - 0.8% of total oil
Caryophyllene 8 - 12% of total oil
Farnesene < 1.0% of total oil
Humulene 12 - 18% of total oil
Geraniol 1 - 1% of total oil