Hop Name: Brewer's Gold (US)

Common Usage: Bittering

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:8.0 - 10.0%
Beta Range:8.0 - 10.0%
Cohumulone Range:40.0 - 48.0%
Humulene Range:29.0 - 31.0%
Myrcene Range:37.0 - 40.0%
Farnesene Range:0.0 - 1.0%
Caryophyllene Range:7.0 - 8%
Total Oil Range:2.0 - 2.4 mL/100g
Brewer's Gold (US) is a cultivar of Brewer's Gold with excellent yield and high alpha potential. It has excellent vigor, but poor storage stability. Its alpha acid content is an average of 9.7% and its ratio with beta acids is 2:1. It has high cohumulone at 41%, but is said to be a good extract hop. It was discontinued from commercial growth in the US in 1991, but should still be available for the craft and homebrewer’s market.

Commonly used in:
Origin: US
Storage: Poor
Spicy, fruity characteristics, black currant

Possible Substitutions:
Bullion  Chinook  Galena  Nugget  Northern Brewer (US)  Northdown  Northern Brewer (DE)  Eroica  Mt. Rainier  Newport  Neoplanta