First Gold (UK)

Suitable as a general kettle hop and also for late and dry hopping in all types of beer


First commercial dwarf hop designed for aroma consideration in England

Pedigree: Cross-pollination of the Whitbread Golding variety and a dwarf male
Aroma: Similar to Golding, slightly spicy but smooth
Aroma profile: Citrus, Floral, Spicy, Fruity
Typical beer styles: Ale, ESB

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Dual Purpose
Alpha Acid 6.5 - 8.5%
Beta Acid 3 - 4%
Co-humulone 31 - 36%
Total Oil 0.7 - 1.5 mL/100g

Possible substitutions