aroma profile: Grassy, Stone Fruit, Tropical Fruit
Released in 1999, Bitter Gold is a high alpha variety with excellent aroma capabilities. Its lineage includes Brewer's Gold, Bullion, Comet and Fuggle. Bitter Gold offers limited aroma when used as a bittering hop but delivers diverse stone and tropical fruit flavors in later additions.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include pear, watermelon, stone fruit and fresh cut grass.
Alpha Acid12 - 14.5%
Beta Acid4.5 - 6%
Co-humulone36 - 41%
Total Oil1 - 2 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.6 - 0.9% of total oil
Myrcene45 - 55% of total oil
Linalool0.4 - 0.7% of total oil
Caryophyllene7 - 11% of total oil
Farnesene< 1.0% of total oil
Humulene10 - 18% of total oil
Geraniol0.1 - 0.1% of total oil
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