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A Dual Purpose hop

First Gold

United Kingdom
First Gold

aroma profile: Floral, Citrus, Stone Fruit, Fruity

Bred at Wye College in 1995, First Gold is a cross between WGV (Whitbread Golding Variety) and a dwarf male. It features many of the flavor characteristics of WGV and has found favor in both general kettle and late or dry hopping applications.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include smooth, with tangerine, orange marmalade, apricot, geranium and magnolia.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
5.6-9.3%

Beta Acid

0
15
2.3-4.1%

Total Oil

0
4
0.7-1.5 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    5.6 - 9.3%
  • Beta Acid
    2.3 - 4.1%
  • Co-humulone
    32 - 34%
  • Total Oil
    0.7 - 1.5 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    24 - 27% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    6 - 7% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    2 - 4% of total oil
  • Humulene
    20 - 24% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

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